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 (JRC) will be present at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) in Toulouse with an exciting programme combining science talks, workshops, TED type talks and Pecha Kucha presentations.
Attend the largest interdisciplinary meeting on science & innovation in Europe!
Registration is open until 09 July 2018.
The JRC will have the following sessions in the main ESOF programme.
The JRC will also be present at the main ESOF 2018 venue as part of the European Commission/Copernicus shared booth.
Participants are invited to pilot a newly developed app based on the Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor. Guided by JRC researchers and students from the Toulouse based tourism school, you can learn interesting facts about culture and creativity, see points of interest during a walking tour in the centre of Toulousee.
The tour departs from the JRC stand at the Science in the City festival twice a day.
Come along to our special Pecha Kucha edition tailored for the Toulouse Science in the City festival!
Learn how scientists are tackling the big scientific challenges of today, from sustainability to chronic diseases. You will also learn how culture and creativity can boost the economic vitality of a city and many other interesting facts.
World-leading scientists from the JRC and representative of French organisations and academia will put big issues under the microscope using the famous Pecha Kucha presentation format, where the presentation is built around 20 images that are shown for 20 seconds each.
Free entry, but places are limited. Please register at Eurekafe, Commission booth at ESOF or the JRC stand at the Science in the City village!
Come and meet JRC scientists at the Science in the City village on Place du Capitole. Learn interesting facts through two exhibits focused on:
ESOF is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe.
Dedicated to scientific research and innovation EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018 promotes dialogue on the role of science and technology in society and public policy.
ESOF brings the latest scientific innovation and discovery to a global audience and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people and the general public.
Created in 2004 by EuroScience, this biennial European forum brings together over 4 000 researchers, educators, business actors, policy makers and journalists from all over the world to discuss breakthroughs in science.
More than 40% of the participants are students and young researchers.
The JRC offers activities at ESOF 2018 and "Science in the City" to bring together scientists, the media and the general public, including tourists in and citizens of Toulouse.
In a wide range of activities and presentations, we want to inform about the role of science in policy making.