Comision de Investigaciones Cientificas *Government


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Foundation: 1956

Mission: The mission of the CIC is to promote, sponsor, study, guide, coordinate and carry out scientific and technical research on tasks related to the experimentation, use and application of scientific knowledge of interest for the management of the provincial state; seeking to coordinate efforts at the provincial level and advising the Executive Branch on issues of competence Development of the Human Resources of the Science and Technology system of the province. Strengthening and Operation of Research, Development and Innovation Centers. Definition, Evaluation and Implementation of Projects focused on the resolution of issues of interest to the Province. Administration and efficient management of the scientific-technological system dependent on the CIC.

Vision: People: To be a great place to train and strengthen human resources and to generate environments that motivate people to be more capable professionals. To propose the entrance of scholarship holders and researchers to the provincial scientific system taking care of gender equity. Agenda or portfolio of programs and projects: Prioritize research topics that are of interest to the Province. Propose and promote research or special projects aimed at the development of science and technology, which also impact on the provincial territory. Research Centers: To generate a predisposing environment for the scientific work of scholarship holders and researchers, for which research centers are created and/or associated and subsidies and grants are awarded, within the framework of approved plans, projects and/or programs. Scientific information: To maintain updated information on the provincial scientific reality, to gather and to facilitate the necessary informative material for the investigations, including advice. Dissemination of activities: Disseminate the results of scientific and technical work and facilitate the use of these results. To sponsor congresses and scientific and technical meetings. Interactions: Establish and maintain relations with science organizations from other provinces, national and international.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Investigaciones Opticas
  • Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo en Criotecnologia de Alimentos
  • Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo en Tecnologia de Pinturas
  • Centro de Tecnologia de Recursos Minerales y Ceramica
  • Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomia
  • Instituto de Hidrologia de Llanuras Dr Eduardo Jorge Usunoff
  • Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biologia Celular


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

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAArgentina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 537th34th104th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 975th152nd309th28th
Chemistry 710th58th170th10th
Computer Science 652nd54th122nd7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 424th29th79th3rd
Energy 532nd34th99th4th
Engineering 593rd51st122nd6th
Environmental Science 597th73rd159th9th
Mathematics 573rd27th84th5th
Medicine 828th142nd253rd19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 947th135th250th17th
Physics and Astronomy 663rd54th138th7th
Veterinary 557th97th130th11th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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