Centro Nacional de BiotecnologiaGovernment


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Foundation: 1992

Mission: To lead the development of modern biotechnology in Spain.

Vision: To create a unique scientific ecosystem, ideal to position the CNB at the forefront of a new era of QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY.

Subordinate organizations:

  • Unidad Asociada Grupo de Resistencia a Antibioticos y Virulencia Bacteriana
  • Unidad Asociada Laboratorio de Enfermedades del Sistema Inmune y Oncologia


Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 377th181st177th46th323rd28th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 500th234th222nd30th429th24th
Chemistry 338th121st115th21st272nd21st
Medicine 407th171st161st23rd361st17th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 522nd240th236th47th433rd30th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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