JRC News

  1. 1 Jun 2016

    The European Commission presented its vision on how European standard setting should evolve in the light of technological developments, political priorities and global trends.

  2. 30 May 2016

    This year's open day was celebrated in parallel with the Commission open day in Brussels, where thousands also visited the JRC stand.

  3. 15 Apr 2016

    Highlights include the launch of the European Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy, opening of the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre and the launch of the European Interoperability Laboratory for Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids.

  4. 12 Apr 2016

    The European Commission has appointed Ms Maive Rute as Deputy Director-General of the Joint Research Centre.

  5. 14 Mar 2016

    Research data produced by the JRC or in cooperation with other partners is now publicly available, in support of the European Commission’s strategy on Open Science for improved circulation of knowledge and thus innovation for generating growth.

  6. 26 Feb 2016

    The key orientations of the JRC work programme reflect the 10 priorities set by the Commission’s agenda for jobs, growth, fairness and democratic change.

  7. 4 Feb 2016

    Cancer is one of the main causes of death in the EU, responsible for almost 1.3 million deaths in 2013, according to Eurostat.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 20 Apr 2015

    The Joint Research Centre (JRC) produced the first two uranium reference materials certified for the production date for validation of methods.