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 'Putting Science into Standards' initiative promotes closer cooperation of research, industry, and standardisation communities.
Part of this initiative, the workshop "Making Quantum Technology ready for Industry" aims ot provide
an overview on how standardisation will benefit your work
what standardisers can do for you, using a practical example of an emerging key enabling technology.
The region of Asturias is currently facing a dilemma: developing its raw materials sector or preserving the natural beauty of the region. This challenge will be adressed at the spanish SmR innovation camp, which will include the participation of stakeholders from both the scientific and the academic world.
The municipality of Sofia will organise an event on the topic of energy and climate change, linking to the Smart Specialisation Strategy of the city. The innovation camp will involve a wide range of stakeholders and pursue the previous engagement of Sofia in the "Science meets Regions" initiative.
Saxony-Anhalt is facing a major challenge: demographic change is currently at its peak in this region. An aging population with increased health care service demands meets a growing shortage of medical and nursing staff, especially in the vast rural areas. Technological innovation in the health care sector is therefore becoming a priority for this region. Their innovation camp on this complex issue will involve a broad range of relevant stakeholders.
The Joint Research Centre in Karlsruhe will open its doors for visitors on 6 April.
The 2019 JRC workshop on checks and management of agricultural land in the Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) will be organised from Wednesday 10 April (9.00 AM) to Thursday 11 April (4.00 PM) in Valladolid, Spain.
Similar to other lake regions in Europe, the Balaton Lake is an important development hub but faces significant economic and environmental challenges. Through this conference the Balaton region aims at putting the sustainable development of European lake regions on the EU policy agenda.
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), which runs the EU Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL ECVAM), is organising a JRC Summer School on "Non-Animal Approaches in Science: Challenges and Future Directions", to be held from 21 to 24 May 2019 at the JRC site in Ispra (Italy).
AI is increasingly being used in all sectors of society. This event will provide an overview of challenges and opportunities for policymakers in the field, specifically applied to the Belgian context.