JRC News

  1. 1 Apr 2016

    The European Union and the United States of America, in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), share the international responsibility to develop and promote systems and measures for the prevention of, detection of, and response to nuclear and other radioactive materials out of regulatory control.

  2. 11 Mar 2016

    Governmental nuclear security experts, front line officers and technical support organisations took part in a nuclear security simulation exercise organised in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

  3. 14 Jan 2016

    The Border Monitoring Working Group (BMWG - JRC-IAEA-USA Nuclear Security Collaboration) celebrated its 10 years anniversary on the 2nd-3rd of December in Brussels hosted by the European Commission Joint Research Centre.

  4. 13 Jan 2016

    In the run-up to the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, the JRC and the US Department of State (DoS) will be co-hosting the 2016 Counter Nuclear Smuggling (CNS) Workshop in Karlsruhe, Germany.

  5. 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.

  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. 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.

  8. 5 Mar 2015

    The JRC and the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) have successfully demonstrated the principle of an innovative technique analysing particle-like debris of melted nuclear fuel.

  9. 20 Feb 2015

    Registration Now Open! - Every two years the JRC-ITU organises Summer Schools on Actinide Science at its laboratories in Karlsruhe. Young researchers from all over the world have participated in lectures, laboratory visits and demonstrations. The 8th Summer School will be held from the 15th to the 19th of June 2015.

  10. 12 Dec 2014

    Supply and Installation of systems for detection of illicit trafficking and inadvertent movement of nuclear and radioactive materials at borders of Republic of Tajikistan.