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Foundation: 2008

Mission: The mission of the IIS Biodonostia is to be the reference R&D&I centre of the Public Health System in Gipuzkoa, leading the development of scientific and innovative activities of excellence of a translational nature with great repercussions in the Basque Country, generating synergies with its business environment that allow it to undertake value-added projects whose results benefit the patient and society.

Vision: To be a reference centre for research on ageing, precision medicine and health innovation, and a driving force in its environment in terms of knowledge transfer, oriented towards excellence and total quality from an organisational point of view and focusing on the needs of the population.


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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 563rd288th275th51st489th41st
Environmental Science 590th387th386th154th502nd94th
Medicine 562nd281st273rd62nd512th42nd

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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