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The JRC presented its activities in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Skopje (MK) - 19/10/10

JRC Information exchange event in Skopje


The JRC and the Ministry for Education and Science of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia co-hosted an Information Exchange event in Skopje on 19 October 2010.

The event aimed at raising awareness about JRC activities in support of EU policies and opportunities for collaboration with the JRC. The audience of around 200 had the chance to get an insight into the research work done at the JRC, supporting decision makers in the conception, development, implementation and assessment of EU policies. JRC scientists were available, via videoconference connection with the biggest JRC site in Ispra, Italy and the site in Seville, Spain, to present and discuss with the participants their research in the areas of renewable energies and energy efficiency, environmental assessment and sustainable use of resources as well as support to sustainable agriculture and rural development. Research opportunities within the EU's Seventh Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development (FP7) were also part of the discussion.

The event was opened by the Minister for Education and Science, Mr Nikola Todorov and the JRC Board of Governors member, Mr Atanas Kocov, who both expressed their wish for enhanced collaboration of national scientific institutions with the JRC.  


Presentations given during the event


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