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.
A JRC invention initially stemming from its research in the nuclear sector will soon be used by hospitals for minimally-invasive robotic surgery.
The European Commission launched the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre; a new in-house centre to help EU Member States respond to emergencies, prevent and reduce the impact of disasters.
Researchers’ Night, a popular science event, marks its first decade across the EU and neighbouring countries. On 25 and 26 September, JRC scientists talk about their work to young and old and why science matters in Milan, Turin, Varese and Seville.
A new regulation adopted by the European Parliament and the Council will allow customs to access information to track the origins and routes of cargo containers arriving in the EU to support the fight against customs fraud both at EU and national level.