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Foundation: 1865

Mission: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

Vision: Information not localized

Subordinate organizations:

  • BASF Coatings GmbH, DE
  • BASF Plant Science GmbH, DE
  • Chemetall GmbH, DE
  • PCI Augsburg GmbH, DE
  • Wintershall Holding GmbH, DE


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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 Companies 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-28OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 58th21st21st43rd6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 571st296th283rd497th97th
Chemistry 282nd87th84th218th27th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 449th281st280th381st70th
Energy 101st19th17th41st4th
Engineering 458th235th231st361st65th
Environmental Science 297th136th129th215th34th
Medicine 456th203rd194th408th53rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 462nd198th193rd376th47th
Physics and Astronomy 296th117th113th233rd30th

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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