JRC News

  1. 30 Oct 2015

    Six road and railway border crossings with Uzbekistan and Afghanistan are now equipped with radiation portal monitors, supported by a mobile laboratory, which will allow customs authorities to detect radioactive materials.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 24 Aug 2015

    Authors from JRC-ITU and four other organizations have generated a Guide on Planning Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) towards Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste. The guide aims to support the development of facilities within lesser advanced nuclear programmes.

  6. 18 Aug 2015

    From the 27th June as part of the 300th Birthday of the City of Karlsruhe, EFFEKTE 2015 transforms the palace (schloss) gardens of Karlsruhe into a huge science experience where visitors can enjoy live experiments, demonstrations, science shows and a varied stage program. Taking part in the festival will be a variety of scientific institutions, municipal buildings, cultural institutions and retail stores hosting various events on the subject of science and research.


  7. 7 Aug 2015

    The JRC, together with Nucleonica GmbH, has released a new edition of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart, an extended periodic table which displays all known isotopes of every element and their radioactive data.

  8. 31 Jul 2015

    The international community, acknowledging the growing concern for the security of nuclear and radioactive materials in an environment with increased terrorist threats and expanding trade, is deploying a large effort in developing, enhancing and upgrading their prevention, detection and response capabilities.

  9. 17 Jul 2015

    Beginning on the 16th of July 2015, will be the Karlsruhe Atomic days. Including presentations and discussions about the consequences of nuclear phase-out, the search for a repository and nuclear research in Germany.

  10. 7 Jul 2015

    This is the 20th annual meeting of the ITWG.  The working group was established in response to illicit trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials in Europe in the early 1990s.  Since then, experts from more than 50 countries have participated in ITWG activities and supported the development and application of forensics techniques to illicit uses of nuclear and other radioactive material.