JRC News

  1. 20 Nov 2015

    This week's declaration of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), a partnership of EU28, the European Commission and 15 Mediterranean countries, focused on closer cooperation to promote growth, jobs and investments deriving from the marine and maritime sectors.

  2. 6 Nov 2015

    A new, low-cost experimental device for sea level measurement has been developed by JRC scientists. The first four devices have been installed in Spain and Portugal.

  3. 18 Oct 2015

    Setting up a long-term strategy beyond existing EU policies, addressing governance of its expanding function and stepping up interaction with the scientific community across the EU are the main recommendations, stemming from an independent panel of experts' evaluation.

  4. 14 Oct 2015

    The World Standards Day, celebrated internationally on 14 October, was designed to raise awareness on the importance of standardisation to the global economy.

  5. 13 Oct 2015

    The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is observed on 13 October every year to encourage communities and governments to take part in building more disaster-resilient societies.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  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. 8 Sep 2015

    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.

  10. 24 Jul 2015

    New computer models that estimate the social and economic impacts of flooding help to protect communities from devastating floods and to reduce the economic losses associated with them.