Call for expressions of interest: Researchers - Function Group IV
COM/1/2015/GFIV - Research
This call aims to create a database of candidates from which to recruit contract staff to provide additional capacity in the research field.
A new treatment for bladder carcinoma is being developed by the JRC and Munich’s Technical University hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar. Recently, the first in-human tests have been conducted showing positive results.
With its research and tools, JRC supports EU policies on the preservation of forests, which sustain life, represent a home to most of the earth's terrestrial biodiversity and act as carbon dioxide storehouse, thus reducing the CO₂ released in the atmosphere.
Nearly a third of patents filed for technologies in digital communication at the European Patent Office originate in Asia (mainly China, Japan and Korea) and numbers are increasing; what are the consequences? This and other questions were addressed today at the JRC's conference on "The Role of Patents – Innovation in the European digital single market".
The third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction kicked off in Sendai, Japan, on 14 March. Several thousand participants are attending the four-day conference where also JRC Director-General, Vladimir Šucha, is presenting the role and potential of science and technology in disaster risk reduction and the future JRC knowledge centre for disaster risk management.