EU Science Hub


ARTEFACTS exhibition: How do we want to deal with the future of our one and only planet?
Oct 09 2018
Oct 11 2019
ARTEFACTS illustrates some of the threats we humans pose to planet Earth as a result of our own economic development. At the same time the exhibition will show how we can meet our growing needs without damaging our natural environment.
Jan 14 2019
Feb 04 2019
Online conference

This 3-week Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) web conference, which will be held from 14 January until 4 February, is an open forum that will bring together governments, experts, and other stakeholders to review and further explore knowledge gaps and discuss knowledge needs and priorities regarding land degradation and restoration.

Jan 24 2019

As the end of the programming period approaches, it is time to debate on the state of the art of monitoring activities and how to test Smart Specialisation Strategies (S3).

Throughout the years, the JRC has developed a solid framework for monitoring, in response of a very strong demand from national and regional authorities. To address these aspects, this workshop aims to build a space for communication between researchers and practitioners, based on shared empirical and conceptual ground.

Jan 31 2019

This conference co-organised with the Estonian Parliament will focus on how to best foster science-based policy making through various examples from concrete policy fields.

Jan 31 2019

The JRC-managed Smart Specialisation Platform is organising a workshop on governance of the Smart Specialisation Strategies (RIS3) built on the p

Cooperation for Smart Specialisation – 1st Western Balkans workshop
Feb 05 2019

To promote Smart Specialisation as an important tool also for transnational cooperation in the Western Balkans is the purpose of this workshop.

It will also provide a dialogue forum to jointly discuss

Science meets Parliaments: What role for science in the 21st century policy-making
Feb 06 2019
Feb 07 2019

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.

Registration and programme

Please register online for

Feb 12 2019

Latvia is facing a decrease in population. This is particulally problematic in the research field, as many academics are moving abroad. This conference organised by the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science will bring together scientists, members of parliament and policymakers to discuss this pressing depopulation issue.

My genome: our future - Integrating genomics into personalised healthcare: a science-for-policy perspective
Feb 12 2019
Feb 13 2019

The JRC will organise a high-level conference titled "Integrating genomics into personalised healthcare: a science-for-policy perspective" on the 12th and 13th of February, 2019.

Register online before 31.01.2019.

This conference will bring together experts from around the world to discuss the potential of genomics in the prevention, diagnostics, and therapy for cancer and the new opportunities it may bring for citizens and patients in the EU

Feb 26 2019
Navarra (ES) and Gabrovo (BG)

The regional government of Navarra and the city of Gabrovo are joining forces and exchanging best practices on energy efficiency and water and waste management. Two conferences on these topics will be organised in Spain and Bulgaria: on 26 February 2019 in Navara and on 22 April in Gabrovo.