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Foundation: 2009

Mission: We promote the welfare, health and safety of the population, prevent diseases and social problems, and develop the welfare society.

Vision: We are the most impactful public health institute in the world. We conduct high-quality research and specialist work. Together with our partners, we achieve significant change: population health, functional ability and involvement are improved, and people’s ability to take care of their own and their loved ones’ welfare is strengthened. We work to build an equal and sustainable society. We look after those who are most disadvantaged.


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-28NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDFinland
Arts and Humanities 560th340th346th51st515th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 673rd407th398th59th609th15th
Dentistry 349th143rd140th21st270th9th
Environmental Science 508th308th309th56th417th13th
Medicine +634th364th353rd47th565th14th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 767th456th471st57th687th16th
Psychology 477th235th231st27th446th8th
Social Sciences +689th365th366th59th596th14th

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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