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Human body representation
Sep 30 2016
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has recently published the first five adverse outcome pathways (AOP), three of which have been developed by the JRC. The AOPs are novel knowledge management tools in toxicology and are useful for supporting risk assessment to human health. They are also valuable for helping to avoid animal testing through the use of alternative methods.
Commissioner Tibor Navracsics speaking
Sep 29 2016
On 29-30 September the 2nd International Network for Government Science Advice Conference takes place in Brussels. Jointly organised by the European Commission and the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA), the conference explores principles and practices of scientific advice in a variety of current and challenging policy contexts.
JRC Director-General Vladimír Šucha
Sep 29 2016
Half a decade after smart specialisation was launched as a strategic approach to regional development, the JRC and the Regional Studies Association organise the First SMARTER Conference on “Changing Patterns of Territorial Policy: Smart Specialisation and Innovation in Europe”, taking place on September 29th and 30th in Seville, Spain.
A robot at his best at the Parlamentarium in Brussels.
Sep 29 2016

As of 28 September, over 250 cities across Europe and neighbouring countries are hosting “Researchers night”, an initiative which has scientists meet citizens to present some of their most exciting work and explain how science can change our lives.