focused organizations grouped into five Institutional Sectors: Higher Education, Health System, Government Agencies, Corporations and Others.
The actual four indicators showed throughout the report have been selected to offer relevant information to policymakers, research managers and researchers as well as media and public interested in finding out about research performance of worldwide Institutions. They aim at highlighting the main dimensions of research activity.
This is a subject report associated to SIR World Report 2010 which shows global data for the same institutions and all the scientific areas.
SCImago is a research group devoted to Science Evaluation by means of analysis, visualization and evaluation of the information contained in large scientific databases. SCImago Research Group has members at Spanish Research Council (CSIC) and Universities of Granada, Alcalá de Henares and Carlos III in Madrid, Extremadura in Spain and Porto (Portugal), National University of La Plata (Argentina) and Catholic University of Valparaiso (Chile).
SCImago Research Group participates in the development of several scientific information analysis tools, being the most notable the journal evaluation environment SCImago Journal & Country Rank (http://www.scimagojr.com) which includes the SJR indicator used by Scopus to evaluate journal's scientific prestige. And the SCImago Institutions Rankings (http://www.scimagoir.com) to analyse the research performance of worldwide universities and research-focused institutions.