2017 tables: Institutions

The 2017 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016.

Table criteria

# Institution Share 2015 Share 2016 Count 2016 Change in Adjusted Share 2015-2016*
1 Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China 1,617.39 1,589.88 3,856 0.8%
2 Peking University (PKU), China 369.67 386.50 1,256 7.2%
3 Nanjing University (NJU), China 290.48 319.47 747 12.8%
4 Tsinghua University, China 278.84 315.87 1,019 16.2%
5 University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), China 261.56 275.75 732 8.1%
6 Zhejiang University (ZJU), China 222.83 220.35 481 1.4%
7 Fudan University, China 209.78 184.54 454 -9.8%
8 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), China 110.38 159.07 880 47.8%
9 Nankai University (NKU), China 157.34 152.94 419 -0.3%
10 Soochow University, China 140.28 150.07 277 9.7%
11 Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), China 107.26 128.21 449 22.6%
12 Xiamen University (XMU), China 119.69 124.40 228 6.6%
13 Wuhan University (WHU), China 114.67 122.07 235 9.2%
14 Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), China 125.08 117.48 307 -3.7%
15 Sichuan University (SCU), China 98.82 101.98 216 5.8%
16 Lanzhou University (LZU), China 96.31 101.21 180 7.8%
17 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), China 100.65 101.19 297 3.1%
18 Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China 86.82 91.91 230 8.6%
19 Jilin University (JLU), China 103.60 89.93 211 -11.0%
20 Shandong University (SDU), China 76.19 89.69 292 20.7%
21 East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), China 98.69 86.90 181 -9.7%
22 Hunan University (HNU), China 99.35 82.74 140 -14.6%
23 Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China 61.96 78.45 148 29.9%
24 South China University of Technology (SCUT), China 59.93 77.86 150 33.3%
25 East China Normal University (ECNU), China 85.84 76.76 164 -8.3%
26 Beijing Normal University (BNU), China 72.58 76.03 248 7.4%
27 Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), China 58.51 73.28 197 28.5%
28 The University of Hong Kong (HKU), China 67.43 72.87 313 10.9%
29 Tianjin University (TJU), China 91.60 69.54 343 -22.1%
30 Southeast University (SEU), China 40.35 66.07 125 68.0%
31 The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), China 61.64 64.95 268 8.1%
32 Tongji University, China 59.72 59.76 198 2.6%
33 People's Liberation Army (PLA), China 43.99 56.79 199 32.4%
34 Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China 30.21 53.84 109 82.8%
35 Beihang University (BUAA), China 44.88 50.01 168 14.3%
36 Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT), China 42.83 48.08 95 15.1%
37 Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China 71.96 45.60 98 -35.0%
38 City University of Hong Kong (CityU), China 41.55 43.65 141 7.7%
39 Central China Normal University (CCNU), China 30.71 43.50 121 45.3%
40 Southwest University (SWU), China 47.91 43.01 65 -7.9%
41 Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech), China 26.85 42.45 102 62.2%
42 China University of Geosciences (CUG), China 22.79 37.19 80 67.4%
43 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), China 28.77 35.42 95 26.3%
44 Shandong Normal University (SDNU), China 26.33 34.39 43 34.0%
45 University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB), China 29.89 34.36 79 17.9%
46 Shanghai University (SHU), China 35.24 32.68 92 -4.9%
47 Chongqing University (CQU), China 35.22 30.66 88 -10.7%
48 Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), China 16.45 30.64 95 91.1%
49 Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College (CAMS & PUMC), China 27.28 29.76 106 11.9%
50 Fuzhou University (FZU), China 34.04 28.62 49 -13.7%
51 Northwest University (NWU), China 19.92 28.02 53 44.3%
52 China Agricultural University (CAU), China 20.67 26.53 65 31.7%
53 Central South University (CSU), China 28.15 25.56 79 -6.9%
54 Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST), China 20.13 25.51 58 30.0%
55 Northeast Normal University (NENU), China 36.22 25.50 44 -27.8%
56 Zhengzhou University (ZZU), China 26.62 23.99 58 -7.6%
57 Wuhan University of Technology (WUT), China 15.72 23.26 48 51.8%
58 Hefei University of Technology (HFUT), China 8.19 22.49 47 181.8%
59 China Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP), China 15.73 22.47 86 46.5%
60 Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), China 12.24 21.69 95 81.7%
61 Beijing University of Technology (BJUT), China 12.01 21.27 62 81.7%
62 Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), China 12.94 21.13 92 67.5%
63 Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT), China 12.64 21.06 55 71.0%
64 Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU), China 22.36 21.05 37 -3.4%
65 Nanjing Normal University (NNU), China 22.03 20.96 57 -2.4%
66 National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing (NIBS), China 13.56 20.95 57 58.5%
67 University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China 18.26 20.86 69 17.2%
68 China Pharmaceutical University (CPU), China 14.07 20.72 29 51.1%
69 Ocean University of China (OUC), China 17.70 20.41 55 18.2%
70 Henan Normal University, China 16.41 20.18 41 26.1%
71 China Meteorological Administration (CMA), China 17.30 19.44 74 15.3%
72 Shanxi University (SXU), China 17.62 18.59 59 8.2%
73 Jinan University (JNU), China 13.35 18.47 56 41.9%
74 Renmin University of China (RUC), China 14.55 18.46 53 30.1%
75 Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU), China 17.04 17.69 48 6.5%
76 Northwest A&F University (NWAFU), China 14.59 17.58 38 23.6%
77 Shenzhen University (SZU), China 10.14 17.09 72 72.9%
78 University of Jinan (UJN), China 9.01 16.89 27 92.2%
79 Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST), China 16.87 16.29 63 -1.0%
80 Jiangsu Normal University (JSNU), China 11.32 15.53 24 40.7%
81 Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT), China 11.07 15.16 53 40.5%
82 Changzhou University (CZU), China 23.38 14.89 25 -34.7%
83 China Earthquake Administration (CEA), China 14.91 14.79 47 1.8%
84 South China Normal University (SCNU), China 11.06 14.77 30 37.0%
85 Donghua University (DHU), China 13.09 14.60 37 14.4%
86 Nanjing Medical University (NJMU), China 9.09 14.45 64 62.9%
87 Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), China 7.55 13.79 35 87.3%
88 Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU), China 13.69 12.82 34 -4.0%
89 Hangzhou Normal University (HZNU), China 14.65 12.76 32 -10.7%
90 Xiangtan University (XTU), China 11.35 12.46 20 12.6%
91 Jiangnan University, China 10.14 11.65 22 17.8%
92 Jiangxi Normal University (JXNU), China 5.23 11.61 21 127.9%
93 Capital Normal University (CNU), China 12.77 11.51 37 -7.6%
94 North China Electric Power University (NCEPU), China 8.26 11.27 27 39.8%
95 Heilongjiang University (HLJU), China 9.06 11.27 20 27.6%
96 Nanchang University (NCU), China 16.76 10.84 28 -33.7%
97 Henan University (HENU), China 9.17 10.83 21 21.2%
98 Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU), China 5.30 10.57 21 104.6%
99 Huaqiao University (HQU), China 8.96 10.56 18 20.8%
100 Tianjin Medical University (TMU), China 8.95 10.45 40 19.8%
101 China University of Petroleum, Beijing (CUPB), China 6.91 10.31 28 53.1%
102 Northeastern University (NEU), China 8.86 10.17 15 17.7%
103 ShanghaiTech University, China 5.29 10.09 66 95.6%
104 Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU), China 11.53 10.07 21 -10.4%
105 Jiangsu University (JSU), China 13.34 9.18 25 -29.4%
106 Southern Medical University (SMU), China 8.72 8.79 24 3.3%
107 China University of Geosciences, Beijing (CUGB), China 4.76 8.43 26 81.8%
108 Hunan Normal University (HUNNU), China 11.94 8.40 23 -27.8%
109 National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), China 9.60 8.40 31 -10.3%
110 Anhui Normal University (AHNU), China 10.47 7.85 12 -23.0%
111 Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU), China 6.10 7.63 20 28.3%
112 Shanghai Normal University (SHNU), China 9.78 7.61 20 -20.2%
113 Qingdao University (QU), China 9.87 7.56 25 -21.5%
114 Center for High Pressure Science and Technology Advanced Research (HPSTAR), China 4.29 7.38 46 76.2%
115 Qingdao University of Science and Technology (QUST), China 13.64 7.37 16 -44.6%
116 Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), China 9.94 7.33 22 -24.3%
117 Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), China 5.94 7.24 47 24.9%
118 Shenyang Pharmaceutical University (SPU), China 2.06 7.21 19 258.6%
119 Yunnan University (YNU), China 5.52 7.19 22 33.5%
120 Hohai University (HHU), China 2.12 7.02 17 239.5%
121 Xidian University, China 5.80 6.99 13 23.7%
122 Guangzhou Medical University (GMU), China 3.17 6.72 33 117.7%
123 China University of Petroleum (CUP), China 5.38 6.71 21 27.9%
124 Guangxi Normal University (GXNU), China 6.11 6.54 20 9.8%
125 Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences (CAGS), China 8.29 6.49 20 -19.7%
126 Hebei University (HBU), China 6.08 6.48 11 9.2%
127 University of Macau (UM), China 5.17 6.41 33 27.3%
128 Northwest Normal University (NWNU), China 7.83 6.37 9 -16.5%
129 Hubei University (HUBU), China 6.84 6.36 21 -4.6%
130 Yangzhou University (YZU), China 8.86 6.19 19 -28.4%
131 Ningbo University (NBU), China 5.30 5.98 15 15.8%
132 Fujian Normal University (FNU), China 4.39 5.89 17 37.7%
133 Guizhou University (GZU), China 4.58 5.86 17 31.2%
134 Hebei Normal University, China 2.06 5.77 13 187.6%
135 Taiyuan University of Technology (TYUT), China 7.20 5.75 14 -18.0%
136 BGI, China 13.47 5.71 32 -56.5%
137 Anhui University (AHU), China 8.66 5.68 18 -32.7%
138 Huaibei Normal University, China 7.86 5.53 9 -27.9%
139 Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES), China 3.38 5.44 13 65.3%
140 Capital Medical University, China 7.08 5.32 38 -22.9%
141 Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), China 3.86 5.29 32 40.4%
142 South China Agricultural University (SCAU), China 2.70 5.25 20 99.9%
143 Zhengzhou University of Light Industry (ZZULI), China 1.45 5.25 11 271.6%
144 Tianjin University of Technology (TJUT), China 7.32 5.18 12 -27.4%
145 China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), China 5.07 5.17 63 4.6%
146 FiberHome Technologies Group, China 4.78 5.15 45 10.7%
147 Beijing Forestry University (BFU), China 4.04 5.12 11 29.8%
148 Shanxi Normal University (SXNU), China 8.19 5.11 9 -36.0%
149 Tianjin Normal University (TJNU), China 4.90 5.09 13 6.6%
150 Wenzhou Medical University (WMU), China 4.77 5.08 26 9.4%
151 Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), China 5.09 5.06 21 2.0%
152 Air Force Engineering University, China 2.61 5.04 7 98.3%
153 Shantou University (STU), China 6.52 4.94 16 -22.3%
154 Nanchang Hangkong University (NCHU), China 0.63 4.87 10 697.0%
155 Changsha University of Science and Technology (CSUST), China 1.93 4.83 15 156.4%
156 Yanshan University (YSU), China 4.53 4.79 13 8.5%
157 Guangdong University of Technology (GDUT), China 4.35 4.49 17 5.8%
158 Nanyang Normal University, China 3.09 4.43 10 47.1%
159 China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT), China 1.13 4.40 14 297.8%
160 Anyang Normal University, China 1.17 4.35 7 282.4%
161 Wenzhou University (WZU), China 7.46 4.15 14 -43.0%
162 Hebei University of Technology (HEBUT), China 5.02 4.05 11 -17.2%
163 Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China 9.49 3.74 8 -59.6%
164 Shandong Agricultural University (SDAU), China 1.50 3.70 5 152.7%
165 Shandong University of Technology, China 0.94 3.63 8 297.0%
166 Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST), China 4.10 3.48 9 -12.9%
167 Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology (XAUAT), China 2.00 3.47 6 78.0%
168 Guangzhou University (GU), China 0.24 3.47 6 1,364.2%
169 Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU), China 1.96 3.40 20 77.8%
170 Linyi University (LYU), China 5.59 3.31 14 -39.2%
171 China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), China 1.57 3.28 14 114.2%
172 Chongqing Medical University (CQMU), China 4.56 3.25 10 -26.9%
173 Qufu Normal University (QFNU), China 1.25 3.15 9 158.5%
174 Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST), China 1.26 3.08 11 150.0%
175 Liaoning Normal University (LNNU), China 3.14 3.08 7 0.4%
176 China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina), China 5.43 3.01 13 -43.1%
177 Nanjing Forestry University (NFU), China 1.96 2.98 9 55.9%
178 Xuzhou Medical University (XZMC), China 3.29 2.93 11 -8.6%
179 East China Institute of Technology (ECIT), China 3.60 2.91 7 -16.9%
180 Shanghai Jiahua Poly Battery Technology Co., Ltd., China 0.81 2.76 7 248.1%
181 Gannan Normal University (GNU), China 1.98 2.62 7 35.7%
182 Xinjiang University (XJU), China 4.89 2.60 9 -45.4%
183 Hunan University of Science and Technology (HNUST), China 1.67 2.60 8 59.8%
184 Hangzhou Dianzi University (HDU), China 2.12 2.58 11 24.9%
185 South Central University for Nationalities (SCUN), China 3.24 2.58 9 -18.4%
186 Qingdao Agricultural University (QAU), China 3.14 2.56 7 -16.3%
187 Nantong University (NTU), China 2.54 2.54 11 2.5%
188 Sichuan Agricultural University (SAU), China 1.28 2.49 13 100.0%
189 Anhui Medical University (AHMU), China 5.17 2.47 15 -51.1%
190 Hebei University of Science and Technology, China 0.14 2.33 5 1,572.5%
191 Liaocheng University (LCU), China 2.58 2.32 9 -7.8%
192 Dalian Medical University (DMU), China 1.97 2.32 13 20.8%
193 Liaoning University (LNU), China 1.21 2.29 15 93.5%
194 Shanghai University of Electric Power, China 1.59 2.28 6 47.0%
195 Harbin Engineering University (HEU), China 5.14 2.24 7 -55.4%
196 Hubei Normal University (HBNU), China 0.13 2.23 4 1,729.2%
197 Jiangsu University of Science and Technology (JUST), China 1.63 2.19 6 38.0%
198 Changchun University of Technology (CCUT), China 0.62 2.17 5 256.5%
199 Ningbo University of Technology, China 1.69 2.17 6 31.8%
200 Baoji University of Arts and Sciences (BUAS), China 0.13 2.16 6 1,675.6%
201 Beijing Technology and Business University (BTBU), China 0.18 2.16 11 1,128.1%
202 China Geological Survey (CGS), China 0.43 2.13 29 413.3%
203 China Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), China 0.97 2.12 9 124.2%
204 Guilin University of Technology (GUT), China 0.77 2.11 8 179.7%
205 Southwest University of Science and Technology (SWUST), China 2.52 2.01 5 -18.2%
206 Inner Mongolia University, China 0.89 1.94 5 123.3%
207 Binzhou Medical University, China 0.26 1.93 7 676.0%
208 Tiangong University (TGU), China 1.99 1.92 6 -0.9%
209 Shanghai Institute of Technology (SIT), China 3.17 1.89 8 -38.8%
210 Bohai University (BU), China 0.77 1.88 7 151.4%
211 Guangdong Pharmaceutical University (GDPU), China 1.60 1.88 3 20.6%
212 Yunnan Agricultural University (YAU), China 0.10 1.87 8 1,836.4%
213 ChangChun University of Science and Technology (CUST), China 5.84 1.87 6 -67.2%
214 Sichuan University of Science and Engineering (SUSE), China 0.27 1.83 4 605.2%
215 Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU), China 0.55 1.82 6 239.4%
216 Shaanxi University of Science and Technology (SUST), China 0.64 1.81 5 191.3%
217 Shandong University of Science and Technology (SDUST), China 0.26 1.79 5 607.7%
218 North China University of Science and Technology (NCST), China 2.03 1.78 4 -10.2%
219 Jinchuan Group Co., Ltd., China 1.76 1.74 11 1.7%
220 Lanzhou University of Technology (LUT), China 0.08 1.71 2 2,177.9%
221 Jiaxing University, China 0.24 1.70 5 632.6%
222 China Three Gorges University (CTGU), China 1.83 1.70 3 -4.9%
223 Huaiyin Normal University (HYTC), China 2.29 1.69 9 -24.3%
224 Sinopec Corporation, China 1.18 1.69 10 46.6%
225 Jianghan University, China 1.40 1.66 13 21.8%
226 Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM), China 0.99 1.64 5 69.4%
227 Southwest Petroleum University (SWPU), China 1.16 1.63 4 44.6%
228 Henan University of Technology (HAUT), China 0.42 1.62 9 290.3%
229 University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST), China 5.35 1.61 5 -69.2%
230 Yunnan Normal University (YNNU), China 2.56 1.60 6 -35.7%
231 Suzhou University of Science and Technology, China 1.88 1.58 4 -13.8%
232 Anhui University of Technology, China 2.01 1.56 7 -20.1%
233 Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJGSU), China 2.49 1.56 7 -36.0%
234 Harbin Medical University (HMU), China 0.59 1.55 15 169.0%
235 Southwestern Institute of Physics (SWIP), China 1.51 2 N/A
236 Wuhan University of Science and Technology (WUST), China 2.30 1.51 4 -32.8%
237 Lingnan Normal University (LNU), China 1.25 1.48 3 21.7%
238 Tianjin University of Science and Technology (TUST), China 2.18 1.48 8 -30.1%
239 Luoyang Normal University, China 0.91 1.44 4 62.4%
240 China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), China 1.90 1.44 19 -22.3%
241 China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), China 3.02 1.44 6 -51.2%
242 Fujian Medical University, China 1.92 1.43 7 -23.5%
243 Dalian Polytechnic University, China 0.14 1.42 3 917.2%
244 Yangtze University (YU), China 0.27 1.40 7 440.3%
245 Guizhou Education University (GZEU), China 0.18 1.38 4 702.0%
246 Xinyang Normal University (XYNU), China 0.28 1.38 5 399.6%
247 Shanxi Medical University (SXMU), China 1.08 1.38 8 30.5%
248 Shangqiu Normal University (SQNU), China 1.75 1.37 5 -19.9%
249 Zhejiang NHU Company Ltd., China 1.41 1.36 3 -0.9%
250 Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NJUCM), China 1.14 1.36 5 23.0%
251 Guizhou Medical University, China 2.34 1.36 6 -40.6%
252 Hunan Agricultural University (HAU), China 1.58 1.34 11 -12.9%
253 Zhejiang Chinese Medical University (ZCMU), China 0.30 1.33 7 350.0%
254 Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM), China 1.00 1.32 15 35.1%
255 Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU), China 2.04 1.31 2 -34.0%
256 Yanbian University (YBU), China 1.51 1.30 6 -11.3%
257 Harbin Normal University (HRBNU), China 1.61 1.29 3 -17.8%
258 Qingdao University of Technology (QUT), China 0.08 1.29 2 1,489.9%
258 Ningxia University (NXU), China 2.31 1.29 2 -42.5%
259 Jilin Normal University (JLNU), China 0.45 1.27 3 189.0%
260 Beijing Hospital, China 1.24 3 N/A
261 Northeast Agricultural University (NEAU), China 0.21 1.24 4 508.8%
262 Ludong University, China 0.06 1.23 5 1,913.1%
263 State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), China 0.83 1.22 8 49.9%
264 Wuhan Textile University, China 0.58 1.21 3 115.5%
265 Kunming Medical University (KMU), China 1.05 1.21 8 18.1%
266 Shandong First Medical University and Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences (SFMU), China 1.13 1.20 6 8.8%
267 Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, China 0.88 1.19 3 38.7%
268 Changji University, China 0.13 1.16 4 853.6%
269 Jining University (JNXY), China 0.92 1.16 3 29.3%
270 Qilu University of Technology (QLUT), China 1.18 1.15 5 0.0%
271 Hainan University (HU), China 3.11 1.14 2 -62.3%
272 Shanghai University of Engineering Sciences (SUES), China 2.10 1.13 4 -45.1%
273 Minnan Normal University, China 1.10 2 N/A
274 Henan University of Science and Technology, China 0.64 1.07 11 71.1%
275 National Institute of Metrology (NIM), China 1.41 1.07 6 -22.6%
276 Xi'an Shiyou University (XSYU), China 0.17 1.06 3 549.6%
277 Chengdu University of Technology (CDUT), China 1.61 1.05 4 -33.1%
278 China North Industries Group Corporation (NORINCO Group), China 0.19 1.05 4 474.4%
279 Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences (CAFS), China 1.17 1.04 21 -9.2%
280 Hunan University of Technology, China 0.08 1.00 1 1,130.9%
280 Zhejiang University of Water Resources and Electric Power (ZJWEU), China 0.08 1.00 1 1,130.9%
280 Wuhan Second Ship Design and Research Institute, China 1.00 1 N/A
280 The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), China 1.00 1 N/A
281 Hubei Engineering University (HBEU), China 0.14 0.98 3 633.8%
282 Guangxi University (GXU), China 1.09 0.96 13 -9.5%
283 Hubei University for Nationalities (HUN), China 0.06 0.96 5 1,672.2%
284 Wuhan Institute of Technology (WIT), China 2.21 0.95 7 -55.9%
285 Guilin Medical University, China 0.94 1 N/A
286 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China 1.54 0.93 56 -37.9%
287 Shenzhen Star Optoelectronic Technology Co., Ltd. (Star Opto), China 0.70 0.93 5 35.4%
288 Dalian Maritime University, China 0.76 0.91 3 23.6%
289 Sichuan Cancer Hospital and Institute, China 0.91 1 N/A
290 China Jiliang University (CJLU), China 1.68 0.89 2 -45.6%
291 Jishou University, China 0.42 0.86 2 112.0%
292 Sichuan Normal University, China 0.65 0.86 3 35.6%
293 Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics (IAPCM), China 1.30 0.85 5 -33.1%
294 Jilin Agricultural University, China 0.83 5 N/A
295 Yancheng Institute of Technology (YCIT), China 0.27 0.83 1 216.8%
296 Xi'an Modern Chemistry Research Institute, China 0.57 0.82 3 46.6%
297 Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), China 0.80 1 N/A
297 Jiangsu University of Technology (JSUT), China 0.80 1 N/A
298 Yunnan Minzu University (YMU), China 1.05 0.79 3 -22.9%
299 Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Commission, China 0.76 1 N/A
300 Peac Institute of Multiscale Sciences (PIMS), China 0.05 0.76 3 1,455.7%
301 Guizhou Institute of Technology, China 0.74 1 N/A
302 Chengdu University of Information Technology (CUIT), China 0.46 0.73 7 64.3%
303 Geomatics College, SDUST, China 0.73 1 N/A
304 Changshu Institute of Technology (CIT), China 1.27 0.71 2 -42.2%
304 Minzu University of China (MUC), China 1.77 0.71 2 -58.7%
305 Guilin University of Electronic Technology (GUET), China 0.48 0.71 4 51.1%
306 Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research (SIPPR), China 0.71 3 N/A
307 Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities (IMUN), China 0.32 0.71 3 125.4%
308 QuZhou University, China 0.40 0.70 1 79.5%
309 Chongqing Jiaotong University, China 0.69 2 N/A
310 China Medical University (CMU), China 2.09 0.69 12 -66.2%
311 Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications (CQUPT), China 1.34 0.67 2 -48.9%
311 Porton Fine Chemicals Ltd., China 0.67 1 N/A
311 ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Technical, China 0.67 2 N/A
312 Jiamusi University, China 1.42 0.66 2 -52.0%
313 Yantai University (YTU), China 3.54 0.66 6 -80.8%
314 Foshan University (FOSU), China 0.02 0.66 3 3,026.0%
315 Alibaba Group Holding Limited, China 0.65 9 N/A
316 Changjiang River Scientific Research Institute (CRSRI), China 0.64 2 N/A
316 Zhejiang Jinhua CONBA Bio-pharm. Co., Ltd. (JINHUA CONBA), China 0.97 0.64 2 -31.9%
317 General Hospital of Armed Police Force, China 0.23 0.63 1 177.8%
317 Shenyang Aerospace University, China 0.32 0.63 1 99.4%
318 Shenyang University of Chemical Technology (SUCT), China 0.21 0.62 3 195.2%
318 Shandong Jianzhu University, China 0.13 0.62 4 406.0%
319 Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), China 0.05 0.61 3 1,279.0%
319 Chengdu University (CDU), China 0.06 0.61 1 1,028.3%
319 Inner Mongolia University of Science and Technology (IMUST), China 1.94 0.61 1 -67.7%
320 Shanxi Agricultural University (SXAU), China 0.25 0.60 1 146.2%
320 Chongqing University of Arts and Sciences (CQWU), China 0.84 0.60 2 -27.1%
320 Beijing Institute of Tracking and Telecommunications Technology (BITTT), China 0.60 1 N/A
320 Jililn Jianzhu University (JLJU), China 0.60 1 N/A
321 China Institute of Atomic Energy (CIAE), China 0.31 0.59 27 98.4%
322 Taiyuan University of Science and Technology (TYUST), China 2.42 0.57 2 -75.9%
323 WuXi AppTec, China 1.93 0.56 7 -70.3%
324 Synfuels China Technology Co., Ltd., China 0.23 0.54 3 146.4%
325 China Ministry of Water Resources (MWR), China 0.45 0.52 4 20.0%
326 Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (FJUTCM), China 0.66 0.52 2 -20.2%
327 Zunyi Normal College (ZYNC), China 0.27 0.51 3 96.0%
328 Dalian University, China 0.51 4 N/A
329 Henan Polytechnic University (HPU), China 2.11 0.50 4 -75.6%
330 Guizhou Minzu University (GZMU), China 0.10 0.50 2 412.9%
330 Tianjin First Central Hospital, China 0.21 0.50 1 144.9%
330 Sichuan LaYa Micro Technology Co. Ltd., China 0.50 1 N/A
330 Shanxi Datong University (SXDU), China 0.50 1 N/A
330 Qinghai Normal University, China 0.50 2 N/A
330 Zhejiang University of Science and Technology, China 0.50 2 N/A
330 Yunnan University of TCM, China 0.50 2 N/A
330 Hong Kong Observatory, China 0.50 1 N/A
330 North University of China (NUC), China 1.85 0.50 2 -72.4%
331 China Jiangnan Graphene Research Institute, China 0.41 0.49 4 23.1%
332 Huangshan University, China 0.13 0.49 10 275.2%
333 Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture (BUCEA), China 1.10 0.49 3 -54.7%
334 Biomarker Technologies Corporation, China 0.47 2 N/A
335 Guangxi Medical University, China 0.29 0.47 4 64.5%
336 Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping (CASM), China 0.45 2 N/A
337 Beijing Research Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Technology (BRIMET), China 0.44 1 N/A
338 Xinxiang Medical University (XXMU), China 0.80 0.44 5 -43.1%
339 China National Tobacco Company (CNTC), China 0.75 0.43 2 -40.7%
339 Harbin University of Science and Technology, China 2.01 0.43 2 -77.9%
340 Huanghe Science and Technology College, China 0.36 0.42 5 19.0%
341 Inner Mongolia University of Technology (IMUT), China 0.27 0.41 2 57.6%
342 Juangsu Ocean University (JOU), China 0.05 0.41 4 778.3%
343 Wuyi University, China 0.05 0.40 2 730.3%
344 Shenyang Jianzhu University (SJZU), China 0.40 2 N/A
345 Bengbu Medical College, China 0.03 0.40 3 1,468.1%
346 Capital Institute of Pediatrics, China 0.02 0.40 2 1,951.4%
346 Chang'an University, China 0.56 0.40 2 -26.6%
346 Shaoxing Water Group Co., Ltd., China 0.40 1 N/A
347 Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, China 0.26 0.40 2 57.2%
348 Shanghai Academy of Environmental Sciences (SAES), China 0.52 0.40 2 -22.3%
349 China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd. (CSG), China 0.33 0.39 2 19.7%
350 Hubei University of Technology (HUT), China 0.86 0.38 3 -54.3%
351 Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning (CAEP), China 0.50 0.38 1 -23.1%
351 Wuhan Yaogu Bio-tech Co., Ltd., China 0.38 1 N/A
352 Hunan City University, China 0.03 0.37 3 1,267.6%
353 China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC Group), China 0.05 0.37 3 616.9%
354 China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA), China 0.08 0.37 3 357.9%
354 Pingxiang University, China 0.37 2 N/A
354 China United Engineering Corporation, China 0.37 2 N/A
355 Dahua Hospital, China 0.36 1 N/A
355 Shanghai Research Institute of Chemical Industry, China 0.36 2 N/A
356 Inner Mongolia Normal University (IMNU), China 0.50 0.36 2 -25.9%
357 Beihua University, China 0.16 0.36 2 126.6%
358 Beijing Union Medical College, China 0.36 1 N/A
359 Shenyang Normal University, China 0.36 2 N/A
360 Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK), China 2.09 0.35 7 -82.9%
361 Southwest Medical University (SWMU), China 0.34 2 N/A
362 Anhui Agricultural University (AAU), China 1.45 0.34 5 -76.0%
363 Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (JUTCM), China 0.05 0.33 1 583.8%
363 Shenhua Group Corporation Limited, China 0.06 0.33 1 481.2%
363 Yichun University, China 0.17 0.33 1 105.1%
363 Shaoxing University, China 0.64 0.33 3 -46.7%
363 Dezhou University (DZU), China 0.33 1 N/A
363 Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, China 0.33 1 N/A
363 Shanghai Maritime University (SHMTU), China 0.67 0.33 1 -48.7%
363 Anhui University of Science and Technology (AUST), China 0.80 0.33 1 -57.3%
363 Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Sciences (SUMHS), China 0.33 1 N/A
364 Shihezi University (SHZU), China 1.51 0.33 4 -77.5%
365 Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology (BIPT), China 0.77 0.33 10 -56.4%
366 Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University (JXSTNU), China 1.38 0.33 3 -75.7%
367 Hebei Medical University (HEBMU), China 0.51 0.33 3 -34.6%
368 Northeast Forestry University, China 0.36 0.33 3 -7.6%
369 Shenzhen Institute of Neuroscience (SION), China 0.32 2 N/A
370 Guangxi University for Nationalities (GXUN), China 0.77 0.32 3 -57.6%
371 National Engineering Research Center for Protein Drugs, China 0.11 0.31 2 183.1%
372 China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS), China 0.73 0.31 5 -57.0%
373 Topchoice Group, China 0.30 9 N/A
374 Shandong Tianyu Natural History Museum, China 0.40 0.30 2 -23.1%
375 Xiamen Changgung Hospital, China 0.30 1 N/A
376 University of South China (USC), China 1.39 0.30 12 -78.2%
377 Yikon Genomics Co. Ltd., China 0.07 0.29 1 352.5%
378 Lanzhou Jiaotong University (LZJTU), China 0.10 0.29 2 199.2%
378 SIP Dongcheng Intelligent Network Technology Co., Ltd., China 0.29 2 N/A
379 Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong, China 0.04 0.29 2 727.0%
380 Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (GZUCM), China 0.09 0.29 4 236.0%
381 Shanghai Municipal Sewerage Co., Ltd., China 0.20 0.29 1 46.5%
381 China Astronaut Research and Training Center, China 0.29 1 N/A
381 Tianjin Water Recycling Company Limited, China 0.29 1 N/A
381 Asymchem Labs., China 0.29 1 N/A
381 Nice Sun PV Co., Ltd., China 0.29 1 N/A
382 Shanghai Food and Drug Administration, China 0.28 1 N/A
383 China Three Gorges Museum, China 0.28 2 N/A
384 Xinjiang Normal University, China 0.81 0.28 3 -64.9%
385 Hubei University of Education (HUE), China 0.03 0.27 3 1,025.2%
386 Shenyang Agricultural University, China 0.11 0.27 4 156.8%
387 Xiamen University of Technology (XMUT), China 0.65 0.27 3 -57.9%
388 Environmental Protection Department Hong Kong, China 0.37 0.26 2 -25.9%
389 Guangdong Medical University (GDMU), China 1.47 0.26 2 -81.6%
390 Wannan Medical College, China 0.12 0.26 3 111.9%
391 Hengyang Normal University (HYNU), China 0.26 3 N/A
392 Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital (HKSH), China 0.20 0.25 4 30.7%
393 Panzhihua University (PZHU), China 0.08 0.25 2 207.7%
393 China Rehabilitation Research Center (CRRC), China 0.05 0.25 1 412.9%
393 China West Normal University (CWNU), China 2.34 0.25 1 -89.1%
393 China Gateway Pharmaceutical Development Company Limited, China 0.25 1 N/A
393 Ningbo City College of Vocational and Technology (NBCC), China 0.25 1 N/A
393 Gerchi Biotech Research Laboratories, China 0.25 1 N/A
393 Nanjing KCI Biotech Inc., China 0.25 1 N/A
393 Shandong Computer Science Center (SCSC), China 0.25 1 N/A
393 National Atmospheric Background Monitoring Station, China 0.25 1 N/A
393 Shandong Environmental Protection Bureau, China 0.25 1 N/A
393 Hebei University of Environmental Engineering, China 0.25 1 N/A
394 Hangzhou Medical College (HMC), China 0.06 0.25 3 359.6%
395 Novogene Co., Ltd., China 0.22 0.24 1 12.7%
396 Liaoning Shihua University, China 1.84 0.24 2 -86.4%
397 Yancheng Teachers University, China 0.24 3 N/A
398 China National Hybrid Rice Research and Development Center (CNHRRDC), China 0.05 0.24 1 392.3%
399 Huzhou University, China 0.15 0.24 2 57.8%
400 Ningbo Entry−Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, China 0.22 0.23 2 7.9%
400 Northwest Institute for Nonferrous Metal Research, China 0.23 2 N/A
400 General Research Institute for Nonferrous Metals (GRINM), China 0.11 0.23 2 115.8%
401 Harbin Institute of Technology at Weihai (HITW), China 1.19 0.23 2 -80.6%
402 Beijing Information Science and Technology University (BISTU), China 0.23 2 N/A
403 Hunan University of Arts and Science (HUAS), China 0.06 0.22 2 264.7%
403 Longgang Central Hospital, Shenzhen, China 0.29 0.22 1 -20.0%
403 Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CDUTCM), China 1.07 0.22 1 -78.7%
403 Guangdong Huankai Microbial Sci. and Tech. Co., Ltd., China 0.22 1 N/A
403 Shanghai Urban Water Resources Development National Engineering Center Co., Ltd., China 0.22 1 N/A
403 Hebei North University (HBNU), China 0.22 1 N/A
403 BTR New Energy Materials Inc., China 0.22 1 N/A
404 Xizang Minzu University, China 0.23 0.22 2 -3.0%
405 Minjiang University (MJU), China 0.21 3 N/A
406 Nanjing Xiao Zhuang University (NJXZC), China 0.18 0.21 3 22.9%
407 Henan Institute of Science and Technology (HIST), China 0.13 0.21 2 70.5%
407 International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), China 0.22 0.21 1 -2.6%
408 China-Japan Friendship Hospital, China 0.30 0.20 3 -29.3%
409 Shanghai Academy of Science and Technology (SAST), China 0.19 0.20 4 9.8%
410 Hebei Normal University of Science and Technology, China 0.18 0.20 1 12.8%
410 Huanggang Normal University (HGNU), China 0.45 0.20 1 -54.4%
410 Geological Survey of Jiangsu Province (JSGS), China 0.20 1 N/A
410 Xiamen Municipal Engineering Design Institute Co., Ltd. (XMEDI), China 0.20 1 N/A
410 Tianjin University of Finance and Economics (TUFE), China 0.20 1 N/A
410 Hunan Institute of Technology (HNIT), China 0.20 1 N/A
410 Academy of State Administration of Grain (ASAG), China 0.20 1 N/A
410 Hunan University of Humanities, Science and Technology (HUHST), China 0.20 1 N/A
410 Suzhou QiangMing Optoelectronics Co. Ltd., China 0.20 1 N/A
410 Qingdao Jiaming Measurement and Control Technology Co., Ltd., China 0.20 1 N/A
410 Tianshui Normal University (TSNU), China 0.20 1 N/A
410 Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holding Co., Ltd., China 0.20 1 N/A
410 Shanghai Environmental Monitoring Center (SEMC), China 0.20 2 N/A
410 Shanghai Dianji University (SHDJ), China 0.20 1 N/A
410 China Water Resources BeiFang Investigation, Design and Research Company Limited, China 0.20 1 N/A
411 Northeast Electric Power University (NEEPU), China 1.00 0.20 2 -79.9%
412 Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), China 0.17 0.19 1 14.6%
412 Beijing Titan Instruments Co., Ltd., China 0.19 1 N/A
412 Alibaba Research Center for Complexity Sciences, China 0.19 1 N/A
412 Shanghai Xuhui Central Hospital, China 0.19 1 N/A
412 MOJ Institute of Forensic Science (Forensic Science Center of IFS), China 0.13 0.19 2 53.9%
413 Hangzhou Pooke Testing Technology Company, China 0.18 1 N/A
413 Hainan Normal University, China 0.26 0.18 1 -27.1%
414 Tibet University, China 0.14 0.18 3 28.0%
415 Qinghai Provincial People's Hospital, China 0.18 2 N/A
416 Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences (Guangdong General Hospital), China 0.03 0.17 3 505.7%
417 Zhaotong University (ZTU), China 0.17 2 N/A
417 Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology Exploration Institute of Heilongjiang Province, China 0.17 2 N/A

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