Economic diplomacy – Thomson Reuters ranking of public innovators
The Thomson Reuters list of the “25 public institutions that contribute the most to the advancement of science and technology in the world,” published on March 1, confirms the innovation capacity and dynamism of French research centers.
The Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) ranks second in this listing. The National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and the Institut Pasteur rank 8th, 9th and 15th in the listing respectively.
This ranking is based on data relating to intellectual property, the number of patents and the publications indexed in the Thomson Reuters database platforms over the last eight years.