JRC News

  1. 6 Jul 2015

    On 6 July, the JRC, together with the Directorate-General for the Environment presented some of the main findings from the development of an EMAS Sectoral Reference Document on Best Environmental Management Practice for the agriculture sector.

  2. 2 Jul 2015

    The regional focus on Europe 2020 co-authored by the Directorate General for Regional Policy and the JRC has been published.

  3. 23 Jun 2015

    On 23 June, Maria Khorsand, President of the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO), and Vladimír Šucha, Director-General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Brussels.

  4. 22 Jun 2015

    ENCATC has launched the call for applications for the 2nd ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy and Cultural Management.

    This annual award is granted to a recently published PhD thesis exploring, through comparative and cross-cultural research, issues at stake and taking a step from evaluative (descriptive) to comparative applied research. In addition, the ENCATC Award is rewarded to a PhD thesis that can inform policymaking and benefit practitioners active in the broad field of culture.

  5. 5 Jun 2015

    Today at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Prof. Pavol Šajgalík, President of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and Vladimír Šucha, Director General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

  6. 1 Jun 2015

    In a new report released on 1 June by the European Commission, the increasing importance of EU exports for job opportunities in Europe and elsewhere is highlighted.

  7. 26 May 2015

    On 26 May the European Commission launched the European smart specialisation platform on energy, which will support regions and Member States in using Cohesion Policy funding more effectively for promoting sustainable energy.

  8. 21 May 2015

    On May 21st the JRC hosts Michael Lechner, from the Swiss Institute of Empirical Economic Research, presented a seminar which investigated whether firms benefit from active labour market policies.

     

  9. 6 May 2015

    From May 6th to May 11th, the JRC met with the managing authorities from Italy, Portugal and Estonia, to talk about pilot projects to carry out counterfactual impact evaluations of interventions related to the European Social Fund, providing comments and methodological support for the evaluations.