Using its unique Reaction Wall, combined with matematical models, the JRC-IPSC assesses buildings and other civil engineering structures for risk mitigation under earthquakes.
The European Microwave Signature Laboratory (EMSL) is a state-of-the-art experimental facility which provides unique measurement capabilities in the field of microwave remote sensing.
The European Crisis Management Laboratory is a research facility for ICT- focused solutions to support crisis management needs, such as threats analysis, common situation awareness, and collaborative decision making.
JRC-IPSC offers stimulating jobs in information technologies, engineering, economics and many other fields. As a research centre of the European Commission, it offers permanent as well as temporary positions. Check the current vacancies and read the Jobs section for further information.
The Arctic offers new opportunities for maritime transport but its fragile marine environment needs to be protected. The JRC uses remote sensing and vessel tracking systems to map maritime activities and their trends in this area.
JRC scientists have supported the European Commission's Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (DG ECHO) with information and analysis on the flood crisis in Myanmar/Burma which followed a period of unusually heavy precipitation starting mid-July.
The European Commission has published a call for expression of interest to launch a limited number of risk and recovery activations through its COPERNICUS Emergency Management Service for Risk & Recovery.
Infringements of intellectual property rights, for example by producing and buying fake products, are harmful for the EU economy. The JRC has published some technical recommendations to support the Commission in fighting against these infringements and to help companies better protect their products.