JRC News

  1. 25 Apr 2016

    On 25 April 2016 the European Commission adopted the annual “European Financial Stability and Integration Review” (EFSIR), which complements the first status report for the implementation of the Action Plan on the Capital Markets Union (CMU).

  2. 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.

  3. 14 Mar 2016

    Research data produced by the JRC or in cooperation with other partners is now publicly available, in support of the European Commission’s strategy on Open Science for improved circulation of knowledge and thus innovation for generating growth.

  4. 26 Feb 2016

    The key orientations of the JRC work programme reflect the 10 priorities set by the Commission’s agenda for jobs, growth, fairness and democratic change.

  5. 23 Feb 2016

    A JRC study shows that there are no systemic barriers to using the euro in international trade. However, for historic reasons some sectors, such as oil or aviation, traditionally invoice in US dollars.

  6. 29 Jan 2016

    The 2015 Fiscal Sustainability report, published by the European Commission on January 25, provides an overview of the challenges to public finance sustainability faced by Member States in the short, medium and long term. Fiscal sustainability analyses were complemented with estimates of the potential impact of banking losses on public finances, provided by the JRC with its model SYMBOL.

  7. 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.

  8. 15 Sep 2015

    On 15 September, a new initiative brought scientists from all over Europe together with members of the European and national parliaments, with the aim of improving the culture of evidence-informed policy-making and to stress the importance of science.

  9. 6 Feb 2015

    Covering all rural and urban areas in the EU, the new European settlement map created by the JRC provides the first comprehensive overview of all built-up areas in Europe.

  10. 28 Oct 2014

    Extensive quantative analyses carried out by the JRC has contributed to the latest Commission legislation on how banks' contributions to resolution funds should be calculated, in particular the Single Resolution Fund under the Banking Union.