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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.
Analytica fair 2018
The European Commission, Joint Research Centre will have a booth (A2.232) during the Analytica fair 2018. Our team will provide you with information on reference materials.
The JRC is one of the major developers and producers of reference materials in the world. Reference materials are reliable quality assurance tools that improve confidence in test results obtained by laboratories. They play a key role in the calibration of laboratory instruments by providing precise reference values and data.
The JRC currently provides nearly 800 different reference materials under the BCR®, IRMM and ERM® brands in the fields of food and feed analysis, environmental analysis, engineering and health applications. All these materials come with clear traceability statements on their certificate.
Reference materials can be ordered directly from the JRC, Geel or from one of the authorised distributors. More information on: https://crm.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ .
The European Commission, Joint Research Centre is organising a session called Talking science – Today's knowledge for tomorrow's applications on 11 April 2018, 10:00-12:00, Messe München Room 3.
"Analytical challenges from implementing Consumer-oriented Legislation"
Chair: Dr. Doris Florian, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Belgium
10:00 "Analytical developments in the field of micropollutants in European waters - Challenges and responsabilities for the analytical community" by Dr. Ulrich Borchers, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wasser (IWW), Germany
10:30 "Analytical challenges for the implementation of the legislation on GMO labelling and food allergen labelling" by Dr. Marc de Loose, Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO), Technology and Food Science Unit - Product Quality and Innovation, Belgium
11:00 “Analysis of engineered nanomaterials in food - Challenges in relation to labelling requirements and risk assessment” by Dr. Karin Löschner, National Food Institute (DTU), Denmark
11:30 "Consumer Product Safety: What to measure? How to measure?" by Dr. Josefa Barrero, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Italy