Top 10 institutions in São Paulo

The leading institutions for high-quality science in São Paulo, 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 (%)
1University of São Paulo (USP)academic56.6525918.6%
2São Paulo State University (UNESP)academic17.18123-22.7%
3Federal University of ABC (UFABC)academic7.711109.4%
4National Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), MCTICgovernment2.951250.5%
5Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia Aeroespacial (DCTA)government2.457538.7%
6São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)npo2.2015-7.8%
7Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP)academic1.677-45.5%
8Instituto Butantangovernment0.545-26.4%
9Instituto Florestalgovernment0.2512135.9%
9Mackenzie Presbyterian Universityacademic0.251-69.5%
9Universidade Cruzeiro do Sulacademic0.251-50.1%
10Agilent Technologies Brazilcorporate0.201n/a