We are doing science for policy
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
Geel is one of the six scientific sites of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).
Since 1962, the JRC facility in Geel brings together multi-disciplinary expertise for developing new measurement methods and tools such as reference materials, promoting standardisation and harmonisation across the European Union to stimulate innovation and to protect consumers and citizens.
About 280 people who work on:
The Geel site hosts staff from three JRC Knowledge Production Directorates: