JRC News

  1. 8 Oct 2015

    A report analysing the use of energy in the EU food industry finds that the share of renewable remains relatively small (7%) when compared to its part in the overall energy mix (15%).

  2. 7 Oct 2015

    JRC scientists have found that web design, and the information shown on the screen, does influence how and whether a user discloses personal data.

  3. 6 Oct 2015

    The Commission has recently published a Report on the “Mid-term Review of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 20201” (COM(2011) 244), which takes stock of progress made towards the strategy’s targets and actions since it was adopted in 2011. This review will inform decision-makers of areas in which increased efforts are needed to ensure that the EU meets its biodiversity commitments by 2020.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.