Top 10 collaborations in Barcelona

The Nature Index 2017 Science Cities tables show each city’s leading institutions for high-quality science, ordered by WFC, AC and CS for 2016. Also shown are WFC from 2012, the change in WFC between 2012 and 2016 and the AC for 2016. Collaboration tables rank the top intra-city institution pairs by their bilateral collaboration score in 2016.

Rank Institution 1 CS1 Institution 2 CS2
1 Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), BIST 17.53 Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) 3.51
2 University of Barcelona (UB) 14.43 Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) 5.77
3 Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) 6.69 University of Barcelona (UB) 11.43
4 Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) 8.87 University of Barcelona (UB) 8.92
5 Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) 8.23 Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), BIST 6.90
6 Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) 8.65 Institute of Space Sciences (ICE), CSIC 6.14
7 University of Barcelona (UB) 8.52 Institute of Space Sciences (ICE), CSIC 6.14
8 Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) 5.99 Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) 8.65
9 Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) 2.81 Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), BIST 10.94
10 Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) 6.00 Institute of Space Sciences (ICE), CSIC 6.15
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