Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentaries Barcelona *Government


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Foundation: 1985

Mission: To contribute to the modernisation, competitiveness and sustainable development of the agricultural, food and aquaculture sectors, the supply of healthy, quality food to consumers and, in general, to the improvement of the well-being of the population.

Vision: To become a scientific reference, an engine of innovation and technology transfer. We want to be the strategic ally of the agri-food sector.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Centre de Recerca Agrigenomica
  • Centre de Recerca en Economia i Desenvolupament Agroalimentari
  • Estacio Experimental de l'Ebre
  • Estacion Experimental de Lleida
  • Estacion Experimental del Prat
  • Estacion Experimental Fundacion Mas Badia
  • Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentaries Cabrils
  • Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentaries LLeida
  • Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentaries Mas de Bover
  • Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentaries Monells
  • Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentaries Sant Carles de la Rapita
  • Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentaries Torre Marimon
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 areas/categories

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 +356th167th165th52nd293rd29th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 565th303rd294th66th501st58th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 381st221st225th74th312th48th
Environmental Science 480th280th281st106th389th70th
Medicine 592nd324th313th81st524th65th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 640th355th359th119th562nd88th
Veterinary 329th107th117th57th240th20th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
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