The influential science journal Nature published a ranking of the top 200 research institutions in the world as of 2017.
The rating was compiled on the basis of the evaluation of the influence of research institutions on innovation in industry (the number of references to scientific research in a registered industrial companies and organizations patents).
The Israeli Weizmann Institute has become the only Institute in the TOP-10, not representing the United States. In the ranking he took the sixth position.
At the top of the SCRIPPS institution of Oceanography in San Diego, Rockefeller University in new York, Massachusetts Institute of technology in Boston.