The European Commission Publishes Six Reports Produced by Science-Metrix

Published on January 1 2014

The European Commission publishes six reports produced by Science-Metrix for the Economic Analysis and Indicators Unit of the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation as part of the following study: Analysis and Regular Update of Bibliometric Indicators

Science-Metrix has been selected as the provider of bibliometric indicators for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG Research), starting in September 2010 and extending to September 2014. This work involves the collection, analysis and updating of bibliometric data that will be integrated into the European Commission’s evidence-based monitoring of progress towards the objectives set forth in the Lisbon framework and the post-Lisbon Strategy for the European Research Area (ERA). The bibliometric component of this monitoring system is part of a package of six complementary studies reporting on the dynamics of research activities along the whole spectrum of knowledge, from R&D investments to publications, patents and licensing.

Science-Metrix produced six reports that have recently been published by the European Commission. The analyses presented in these reports focus on the scientific performance—including impact and collaboration patterns—of countries, regions and research performers (such as universities, public research institutes and companies). The analyses are based on a series of indicators designed to take into account national and sector specificities, as well as to allow for a comprehensive analysis of the evolution, interconnectivity, performance and impact of national research and innovation systems in Europe. They also provide an overall view of Europe’s strengths and weaknesses in knowledge production across fields and subfields of science. In measuring progress towards past and current objectives, this information aims to support the coherent development of research policies for the ERA.

Read the reports:

  • Scientific Output and collaboration of Research Public Organisations
    European Commission
    [PDF] – Full report
  • Country and Regional Scientific Production Profiles
    European Commission
    [PDF] – Full report
  • Scientific Output and Collaboration of European Universities
    European Commission
    [PDF] – Full report
  • Scientific Output and Collaboration of Companies Publishing the Most in the ERA
    European Commission
    [PDF] – Full report
  • Intra-European Cooperation compared to International Collaboration of the ERA countries
    European Commission
    [PDF] – Full report
  • Cross-Cutting Analysis of scientific Publications versus Other Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators
    European Commission
    [PDF] – Full report