• to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle
  • address key societal challenges while developing new methods, tools and standards
  • share know-how with EU countries, the scientific community and international partners
  • conduct Euratom-funded research on nuclear safety and security


Of the Commission's 10 political priorities, the JRC contributes to:

Plans and reports

Commission work programme – overview of institution-wide deliverables for current year

Strategic plan – department strategy, objectives for 2016-2020

Management plan – department forecasted outputs, activities, resources for current year

Annual activity report – department achievements, resources used during previous year

Leadership and organisation

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