The Official Journal of the European Union published today the Best Available Techniques (BAT) conclusions for Common Waste Water and Waste Gas Treatment/Management Systems in the Chemical Sector. These BAT conclusions address a number of issues relevant for all chemical installations covered by the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED):
Multinational companies choose to locate to countries with greater market potential, head-start opportunities, and openness to trade, but worry less about taxes or the costs of starting a business.
On 2 June during the Smart Regions conference, the European Commission launched the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation.
The European Commission presented its vision on how European standard setting should evolve in the light of technological developments, political priorities and global trends.
This year's open day was celebrated in parallel with the Commission open day in Brussels, where thousands also visited the JRC stand.
This centre will be a network bringing together relevant policy and scientific expertise from across the Commission, and external experts from around the world, to perform impact evaluations.
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.
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.
In the last decade, European countries with research performance-based funding (RPBF) systems in place have consistently improved the quality of the research output.