Top 10 institutions in San Francisco - San Jose

The leading institutions for high-quality science in the San Francisco Bay Area, ordered by fractional count (FC) in 2017. Also shown are the total number of articles (AC) in 2017, and the percentage change in FC 2015–2017, adjusted to 2017 levels.

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RankInstitutionSectorFC 2017AC 2017Change in
adjusted FC
2015–2017 (%)
1Stanford Universityacademic610.471,461-1.0 %
2University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley)academic411.701,183-2.9 %
3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)government187.938863.0 %
4University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)academic187.80536-9.2 %
5Genentech, Inc.corporate41.156719.9 %
6Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)government40.52221-3.7 %
7NASA Ames Research Center (ARC)government10.846114.8 %
8Alphabet Inc.corporate9.3129221.0 %
9USGS Menlo Parkgovernment8.5620235.1 %
10Gladstone Institutesnpo8.5041-35.0 %