Data and facts

Scientific publications from researchers at the park

  2016 2015*
Total 1.208 1.228
Nature 11 12
Science 4 6
The Lancet 0 1
The New Engl J Med 0 1
Cell 5 1
Other Nature group journals 30 21
Other Lancet group journals 2 7

(*) There fluctuations during the year in the total number of publications that are in press at the end of the year. For this reason, the numbers do not coincide with the report of 2015.

 

Scientific conferences

2016 Yearly change 2015
Total 268 -3% 277
Internal conferences 86 (32%) 81
External conferences*1 182 (68%) 196
“PRBB CRG Conferences”*2 55 -14% 63

(*1) Most representative locations of the research centres of the speakers: USA (43), Spain (43), UK (16), France (14), Germany (10), Switzerland (8)

(*2) In 2016, 19 of the speakers were women (35%). In 2015 there were only 12 (19%).

 

The demography of the residents

2016 %
of the total
2015
Residents 1.468 1.512
Senior researchers 230 16% 206
Postdocs 333 22% 330
PhD students 282 19% 291
Research technicians 335 23% 357
Support, service and
administrative staff
288 20% 328
Foreign scientists 264 31% 258
Foreign residents 365 24% 369
Men 644 43% 663
Women 835 57% 849

PDF: Demography of the residents of the PRBB (in Catalan)

 

Personnel / Centres

2016 2015
Total 1.468 1.512
IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research
Institute)
372 349
UPF (CEXS + IBE) 413 296
Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) 447 522
Centre of Regenerative Medicine in Barcelona (CMRB) 50 35
ISGlobal (Mar Campus ) 136 118
PRBB Consortium 34 36
IRAB 10 0
Acellera S.L. 6 2

 

Personnel / Associated centres

2016
Total 443
CRG-CNAG 74
Pasqual Maragall Foundation 49
IBE-CSIC 58
ISGlobal (Clínic Campus ) 262
+ Building 1.468
Total personnel of PRBB family 1.911

 

Outreach, visits and external relations

2016 Yearly change 2015
PRBB Open Day
Visitors >3.500 >3.500
Evaluation “Very good” 88% 80%
Volunteers 290 +2% 283
Outreach
Activities for high school students 30 26
Participants 2.256 +16% 1.949
Visitors 48h BCN Open House 489 -4% 510
General visiting groups 269 -100% 556
External relations
Delegations 27 30
Delegates 601 +20% >500
Total visitors* 7.115 +1% 7.015
*without visits to the centres

Storify: PRBB Open Day 2016

PDF: Report of the PRBB Open Day (in Catalan)

PDF: Interview of a scientist (in Catalan)

PDF: Science talks for students (in Catalan)


Websites and social networks

2016 Yearly change 2015
Social networks
Twitter @the_prbb 7.692 +35% 5.700
Fans in Facebook 3.085 +27% 2.436
Linkedin 5.151 +55% 3.321
Visits to the blog Redcedar 10.834 +3% 10.556
External website
Visits 82.067 -1% 82.614
Users 47.479 +1% 47.169
Portal PRBB Inside
Visits 39.403 +6% 37.085
Users 13.672 -1% 13.782

PDF: Press clippings of the PRBB

 

Data for consumption and maintenance

2016 Yearly change 2015
Electricity 13.570.698 kWh -2,86% 13.969.971 kWh
Natural gas 4.548.500 kWh -28,26% 6.340.442 kWh
Water 30.713 m3 -4,7% 32.229 m3
Liquid nitrogen 267.810 litres +5,74% 253.277 litres
Nitrogen gas 91.171 litres +10,22% 82.719 litres
Carbon dioxide 28.308 kg +25,65% 22.530 kg
Residues/waste 258.700 kg +4,05% 248.635 kg
Cleaning hours 1.075 h/week 0% 1.075 h/week


Auditorium and conference rooms

2016 Yearly change 2015
Auditorium
Occupied days 109 +17% 93
Events 87 78
Participants 9.826 +26% 7.823
External 7% 13%
Internal 93% 87%
Rooms Marie Curie, Charles Darwin, Ramón y Cajal
Hours of occupation 4.577 +15% 3.967

 

PRBB Intervals: Continued professional training

Courses: 38

Participants 2016 2015
Sci/Med PhD students 159 (35%) 181 (43%)
Sci/Med Postdocs 151 (33%) 105 (25%)
Sci/Med Senior researchers 34 (8%) 25 (6%)
Sci/Med Clinicians 6 (1%) 9 (2%)
Technical staff 42 (9%) 32 (8%)
Administration & services 17 (4%) 16 (4%)
Management 26 (6%) 36 (9%)
Others 17 (4%) 19 (4%)
TOTAL 452 (100%) 423 (100%)

 

Subject / Number of courses

Topic Nombre
Leadership and career development 13
Oral and writing presentation skills 18
Citizen science skills 2
Good science, Honest science 5
Total 38

PDF: Annual Report PRBB Intervals

 

Data from the animal facility

2016
Exports and imports of animals worldwide 700
Mouse biopsies for genotyping 25.000
Blood tests carried out 1.000
Gamma radiation carried out on cells and mice 800
Participants in accreditation courses for researchers in the use of experimental animals 35

 

Contracting (Public tenders)

2016
New contracts 13
Average savings 19%

 

General budget

2016
Total budget >13M€
Income

Rent

Animal facility

General services

Others

 

57,5%

11,3%

9,2%

22%

 

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