JRC News

  1. 20 Oct 2015

    Between 29 September and 1 October, 2015, JRC-IRMM successfully organised a TrainMiC® training course – "Quality assurance in analytical measurements for early-stage researchers". Thirty-four primarily early-stage researchers were selected, out of 107 applicants having either PhD's, post-docs or practitioners in research areas such as toxicology, pharmacology, food contaminants, food additives, food adulteration, environmental contaminants, sustainable water, chemical, biological and explosive threats, experimental biochemistry, molecular biotechnology, microelectronics and geochemistry.

  2. 27 Oct 2014

    The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and the Ministry of Energy and Industry of Albania held a joint workshop on the future role of energy storage in south-eastern Europe on the 21st and 22nd October in Tirana.

  3. 26 Jun 2014

    TrainMiC®, a community of practice for lifelong learning on quality of analytical data, recently held the workshop "Metrology in Chemistry – Implementing the Technical Requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025" in Ariana, Tunisia.

  4. 20 Jun 2013

    The JRC Board of Governors meets today and tomorrow in Brussels for the 100th time. The role of these high-level representatives from 40 different countries (EU Member States and FP7 associated countries) is to assist and advise the JRC Director-General and the Commission on matters relating to the strategic role of the JRC and its scientific, technical and financial management. As national representatives of their countries, they shall also ensure the appropriate interface with their national authorities.

  5. 5 Jun 2013

    In the run up to Croatia's accession to the EU, which will take place on 1 July, the JRC has today organised an information day in Zagreb, in order to update the Croatian scientific and policy community about the different possibilities of cooperation with the European Commission's in-house science service.

    Cooperation is already on going and was presented during the event, in addition to the Croatian priorities in the area of science and innovation and some background information on how the JRC works with EU countries and research laboratories.

  6. 28 Feb 2013

    The JRC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (Tübitak). With this, both organisations set the basis for cooperation in the following fields: energy and clean transport, environment and climate change, agriculture and food security, health and consumer protection, information society and cyber security, crisis and hazard management and safety and security.

  7. 27 Jul 2012

    The JRC hosts a maximum of 40 scientists per year under this action. In 2013, 5 vacancies are open for Grantholders, with deadline for application on 30 September. The fields of expertise requested are:

  8. 23 Jan 2012

    The JRC has published six vacant positions - 5 Grantholder and 1 Seconded National Expert position - for researchers and scientific experts from the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Israel, FYR of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey. Applications will be accepted from experts from research organisations, public administration bodies, national enforcement laboratories and scientists.

  9. 25 Mar 2011

    The JRC has launched a call for 40 seconded national experts and grantholders as part of its enlargement and integration actions. The job opportunities are available for experts from research organisations, national enforcement laboratories and scientists from the following countries: Albania, Croatia, Iceland, Montenegro, Switzerland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR of Macedonia, Israel, Serbia and Turkey.

  10. 12 Feb 2010

    In support of the EU enlargement and integration, the JRC promotes the integration of organisations and experts from the two new Member States Bulgaria and Romania as well as candidate countries, potential candidate countries and non EU countries associated to FP7 within its research and technical activities. To some extent, partner countries under the European Neighbourhood Policy can participate as well.