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.
Science plays an important role in informing European policies to meet the sustainability challenge and is also becoming increasingly relevant for better regulation, implementation and monitoring of EU policies.
The 2015 Fiscal Sustainability report, published by the European Commission on January 25, provides an overview of the challenges to public finance sustainability faced by Member States in the short, medium and long term.
Over a thousand scientists, policymakers and practitioners are gathering in Geneva this week to agree on concrete ways that science and technology can contribute to managing disaster risk and reducing disaster losses, as envisaged by the Sendai Framework for disaster risk reduction 2015-2030.
Thanks to tracking data of fishing vessels, it is possible to derive information about the fishing habits of coastal communities and to know, for example, which are the areas where they fish more frequently. This information is crucial to tailor policy and management strategies to boost blue growth.