Science is a universal human enterprise, and every research system has to find its own way to success.
ICREA is an institution founded in 2001 by the Catalan government tailored to the particular needs of our research system. It has succeeded in gathering one of the most influential research communities in the world.
The mission of ICREA is to attract and retain exceptional researchers from all over the world to promote the impact and global visibility of Catalan universities and research centres.
In 2019, as many as 9 ICREA Research Professors have ranked in the top 1% most cited academics in the world.