JRC News

  1. 10 Jun 2016

    Encryption represents an important challenge for judicial investigations throughout Europe. Law enforcement authorities are increasingly collecting encrypted evidence material. The technical difficulties associated with decrypting this potentially useful material can eventually jeopardise prosecution.

  2. 8 Feb 2016

    To mark the 2016 Safer Internet Day, the JRC launches the web and mobile versions of the Happy Onlife game in 5 languages.

  3. 21 Dec 2015

    The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the mechanisms developed by companies to secure their supply chains and thereby protect their Intellectual Property (IP). Companies acting as IP right holders and/or as suppliers to such a right-holder are invited to complete the survey form within both the goods and service sectors.

  4. 4 Dec 2015

    The first pan-European personal data breach exercise held on 17-18 November 2015 will help identify best practises to improve collaboration between Member States in case of cross-border personal data breaches events.

  5. 2 Dec 2015

    The security and privacy aspects of Cooperative-Intelligent Transport System technologies were analysed by an international team, including the JRC. These innovative systems have great potential for increased road safety and improved traffic conditions.

  6. 20 Aug 2015

    Infringements of intellectual property rights, for example by producing and buying fake products, are harmful for the EU economy. The JRC has published some technical recommendations to support the Commission in fighting against these infringements and to help companies better protect their products.

  7. 12 May 2015

    JRC research on digital economy and related topics contributed to the new Digital Single Market (DSM) Strategy for Europe, launched by the European Commission on 6 May. JRC input included empirical evidence on R&D, innovation, cross-border e-commerce, copyright, intellectual property, venture capital, crowdfunding for research, entrepreneurship, eHealth, digital competence, data protection or employment.

  8. 9 Apr 2015

    The European Parliament (EP) and the JRC have jointly released a very large collection of documents and their translations. This rich resource can be used to improve Machine Translation software and other Language Technology applications. The ‘Digital Corpus of the European Parliament’ (DCEP) consists of EP texts produced between 2001 and 2012.

  9. 10 Feb 2015

    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) constitute one of the most discussed trends in Open Education in postsecondary education institutions.

    The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies of the Joint Research Centre (JRC-IPTS) is looking for collaborators to produce a large knowledge base for MOOC providers covering all relevant topics to analyse this phenomenon from a European perspective.

  10. 20 Jan 2015

    When asked, children under the age of eight cannot show comprehension of what the internet is and what being online means even if their favourite activities are gaming and video watching on various Wi-Fi connected devices.