JRC News

  1. 2 Oct 2015

    CONCORDi 2015, JRC's biennial European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation, has put its focus on identifying sound evidence-based approaches to inform industrial research and innovation policies.

  2. 2 Oct 2015

    A JRC invention initially stemming from its research in the nuclear sector will soon be used by hospitals for minimally-invasive robotic surgery.

  3. 30 Sep 2015

    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.

  4. 29 Sep 2015

    According to a JRC study published on 24 September, projections under a “high-end“ climate scenario show that river floods in Europe could directly affect more than half a million people a year by 2050 and nearly one million by 2080, as compared to about 200 thousand today.

  5. 25 Sep 2015

    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.

  6. 23 Sep 2015

    A novel, accelerator-driven method could produce nuclides for targeted alpha therapy of cancer in practically unlimited amounts, overcoming current obstacles for its wider use due to a limited production of alpha-emitters.

  7. 22 Sep 2015

    A heat wave in late August and lack of rainfall have worsened the yield outlook for summer crops in large parts of central Europe.

  8. 18 Sep 2015

    The JRC technical report ‘Forest Fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa 2014’ has been released today. This is the 15th issue of the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) annual report on forest fires, produced by the JRC in collaboration with the national fire services of the 40 countries that make up the EFFIS network.

  9. 18 Sep 2015

    An analysis carried out by JRC scientists shows that the uncertainty in measurement of power generation from a photovoltaic cell can be more than halved, thus bringing an economic benefit to both manufacturers and investors.

  10. 17 Sep 2015

    In line with the EU's Energy Union Strategy published in February this year, its fifth dimension – Research, Innovation and Competitiveness – will be developed along three policy priorities: the integrated SET Plan, the Strategic Transport Research and Innovation Agenda and the Global Technology and Innovation Leadership Initiative.