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.
Policy-makers and scientists need each other to design solutions for the challenges of our time.
This year's edition of 'Science meets Parliaments' brings together decision-makers and researchers for a two-day event at the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the role of science in 21st century policy-making and how to gear it towards solutions to the challenges of our time.
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The fourth edition of 'Science meets parliaments' will focus, among others, on
Participants will be invited to take part in interactive workshops and scenario exploration games (places may be limited).
The event will also feature the launch of the European Union pilot project 'Science meets Parliaments/Science meets Regions'. This project brings the initiative to national and regional authorities and encourages discussion on locally relevant policy issues.
The event 'Science meets Parliaments' will be accompanied by the exhibition "Putting Science at the Heart of European Policy-Making", featuring the contribution of science to making sound and successful public policies with direct benefit on people's lives.
Yehudi Menuhin Space