1. 1 Dec 2015

    The JRC will feature in eleven side-events organised by the EU and other stakeholders under the UNFCCC umbrella. These events, which cover a wide range of climate change related topics, will bring together high level speakers from various organisations and academia worldwide.

  2. 3 Dec 2015

    First event on ¨Towards a Model of Sustainable Construction and Energy Efficient Buildings¨ - The construction sector represents more than 40% of energy consumption in Europe. Many European regions have launched interesting initiatives in this field, not only aware of its implications in the energy sector, but also those associated to the environment and the generation of quality employment.

  3. 4 Dec 2015
    In science policy, excellence is everywhere. Following the Research Excellence Framework, the UK’s Universities are all rushing to take credit for their ‘excellence’. The UK Government’s recent science and innovation strategy talks about “the importance of achieving excellence”. Who’d be against that? If quality is good then surely excellence is better? In November 2014, the ‘Rome declaration’ was published as part of Italy’s presidency of the European Union.
  4. 4 Dec 2015
    5 Dec 2015

    The IES has co-organised a high-level African soil event which will be held in the University of Leuven (KUL) in Belgium on 4 and 5 December. The event will mark the launch of the French edition of the Soil Atlas of Africa, and the launch of a striking six week 'Africa in Profile' exhibition which will be open in the cloister of the University of Leuven (KUL) from 4 December 2015 - 29 January 2016.


  5. 9 Dec 2015
    11 Dec 2015

    The European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC) is built upon the principles of sustainability, continuity and the transparent inclusion of experts and stakeholders to develop a project that will have an impact on breast cancer care in Europe. The ECIBC is under the coordination of the Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), based on an agreement with the Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety. It aims to ensure and harmonise the quality of breast cancer services across European countries.

  6. 15 Dec 2015

    The objective of this workshop is to explore possible Energy Scenarios up to 2030-50 for the South Eastern Europe.

    The workshop should serve as an exchange of know how between policymakers, energy regulators, academics, energy companies, system modellers, consultants and other relevant stakeholders of this region.

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  7. 26 Jan 2016
    28 Jan 2016

    The aim of this workshop is to take stock of the progress made in enlargement countries on mapping and assessment of ecosystems and their services, to analyse gaps in knowledge and to initiate training activities on mapping and modelling ecosystem services using a tiered mapping approach. The workshop will increase the capacity of enlargement countries to meet their international obligations under the Convention of Biological Diversity and increase the role of the MAES activities as crucial input to the IPBES regional assessments.

  8. 2 Feb 2016

    The Network on European Science and Technology on Unconventional Hydrocarbons Extraction is organising its Annual conference on February 2nd, 2016 in Brussels.

    Location: Charlemagne building, Rue de la Loi

    Room: De Gasperi

  9. 3 Feb 2016
    4 Feb 2016

    The main objective of the workshop is to allow Serbia to compare the actions identified in this specific field with the ones defined by the EU Member States within the definition of the EU CBRN Action Plan.

  10. 9 Feb 2016
    10 Feb 2016

    Invasive alien species (IAS) - i.e. species that are not native to Europe and have a severe negative impact on native flora and fauna - are one of the main pressures on biodiversity in the EU and at global level.

    The workshop will focus on the expansion of EASIN, especially by including offline databases that exist in institutes or national repositories which are not accessible to the scientific community. The workshop will address data standardisation issues and protocols for sharing information.

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