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.
The Joint Research Centre in Ispra is the third biggest European Commission site after Brussels and Luxembourg.
Established in 1960 as a nuclear research site, today it is considered as one of Europe's leading research campuses with many laboratories and unique research infrastructures.
The staff of the Ispra site work on:
In order to enter the site, visitors should be always registered and issued a daily permit, delivered to them at our reception upon presentation of an identity document. (Please read the Privacy Statement regarding the collection of personal data from visitors)