Actinides have many applications in various scientific and technological fields, underpinning research is carried out at JRC-ITU in collaboration with a number of academic partners worldwide.
To understand whether laboratories can accurately determine the date of the production of uranium, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) organised a proficiency test through its specific inter-laboratory comparison programme REIMEP.
A new treatment for bladder carcinoma is being developed by the JRC and Munich’s Technical University hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar. Recently, the first in-human tests have been conducted showing positive results.
The JRC's European radiological data exchange platform (EURDEP) makes radiological monitoring data widely available from most European countries in nearly real-time. This year, the tool celebrates 20 years of service, and features new developments. A new feature allows interactive maps to be produced, displaying public EURDEP data in a simple, intuitive and attractive way.
The JRC and the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) have successfully demonstrated the principle of an innovative technique analysing particle-like debris of melted nuclear fuel.