Hospices Civils de Lyon *Health


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Foundation: 1802

Mission: 1. The aim is to ensure access to care for all patients, without discrimination, and for all pathologies. 2. The CHU also fulfils a mission of education and training for future medical and paramedical professionals. 3. The CHU contributes to research and innovation in the medical field, in partnership with the University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, public scientific and technical institutions (e.g. Inserm) or private sector players (pharmaceutical laboratories, biomedical technology developers, etc.). 4. HCLs are an important player in prevention and health education. They initiate or relay public health, screening, prevention and therapeutic education campaigns: cancer, rare diseases, disability, ageing, etc. plans.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:

  • Institut Federatif des Neurosciences de Lyon
  • Laboratoire de Biologie Moleculaire de la Cellule


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 Health 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-28OECDFrance
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 590th313th300th516th56th
Chemistry 407th173rd166th336th33rd
Computer Science 633rd370th372nd530th119th
Mathematics 669th419th432nd571st167th
Medicine 377th149th141st333rd20th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 742nd404th406th644th82nd
Psychology 727th417th410th688th53rd

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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