Instituto Ramon y Cajal de Investigacion SanitariaHealth


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Foundation: 2005

Mission: To be a space dedicated to biomedical research of excellence, aimed at generating useful knowledge for the identification and treatment of current or potential diseases and therefore with a markedly translational character and with a vocation to become a national and international reference by applying a philosophy of quality and continuous improvement in all its actions.

Vision: To lead basic, clinical and translational scientific research by being a trusted reference for society, the scientific community and public and private institutions at the national and international level. To contribute significantly to the generation of new knowledge, its application to healthcare practice and the business environment and to the training of new researchers in biomedicine.


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 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
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 663rd397th388th129th599th108th
Chemistry 571st329th322nd104th491st92nd
Medicine +657th386th375th121st588th96th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 592nd313th317th96th514th71st

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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