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. 10 Jun 2016

    On 10 June 2016, the Commission adopted a new and comprehensive Skills Agenda for Europe. The aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills from early on in life and to make the most of Europe’s human capital, which will ultimately boost employability, competitiveness and growth in Europe. Critical thinking, entrepreneurship, problem solving or digital competences are just some of the competences enshrined by the New Skills Agenda. These skills emerge today as key to allow people to develop good-quality jobs and fulfil their potential as confident, active citizens.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 25 May 2016

    The European Commission has presented a three-pronged plan to boost e-commerce by tackling geo-blocking, making cross-border parcel delivery more affordable and efficient and promoting customer trust through better protection and enforcement.

  6. 19 May 2016

    A survey by the EU’s Joint Research Centre gives insights into citizen science projects and how they manage data. It recommends steps to boost their input to institutional research and policy-making.

     

  7. 17 May 2016

    According to the JRC's new study, the success of ICT-based social initiatives relies on the catalytic effect of technology to unleash the potential of social innovation. The study was released on 17 May 2016 to coincide with the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, dedicated to ICT entrepreneurship for social impact.

  8. 10 May 2016

    In the spring of 2017, the JRC will organise the next edition of its Resonances Art & Science Festival and Exhibition, and is looking for artists to take part in a preparatory workshop in August 2016.

  9. 28 Apr 2016

    The JRC has designed the first pan-European conceptual model to help educational organisations self-assess the use and integration of digital technologies and resources in the learning process.

  10. 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.