JRC News

  1. 18 Jul 2016

    These country reports provide a wealth of knowledge by detailing the policy developments in the R&I area at national level, analysing the level of public and private funding for R&D.

  2. 4 Jul 2016

    The Commission implementing decision on Best Available Techniques (BAT) conclusions for the non-ferrous metals industries (2016/1032) ) has been published in the Official Journal.

  3. 9 Jun 2016

    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):

  4. 3 Mar 2016

    Adopting innovative technological solutions – currently in early research phase – instead of following a conservative technology development path could slash the direct greenhouse gasses (GHG) emissions of aluminium production by 66% and reduce the associated energy consumption by 21%.

  5. 26 Jan 2016

    A first-time analysis finds that key enabling technologies (KETs) – such as nano electronics or industrial biotechnologies – directly boost EU regions’ growth, particularly those which lag behind in innovation.

  6. 1 Dec 2015

    On 20 November 2015, the European Commission has adopted Best Available Techniques (BAT) conclusions for the production of wood-based panels, following respective positives votes of the Regulatory Committee foreseen in Article 75 of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) 2010/75/EU. Wood-based panels are mainly used for furniture manufacture as well as in the construction and building sectors.

  7. 2 Oct 2015

    CONCORDi 2015, JRC's biennial European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation, has put its focus on identifying sound evidence-based approaches to inform industrial research and innovation policies.

  8. 22 Jul 2015

    Innovation Radar survey finds that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are champions of EU research programmes.

  9. 21 May 2015

    A new report co-authored by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre and Directorate-General for Climate Action explores possible domestic mitigation pathways (cuts in C02 and other greenhouse gas emissions) set according to specific national economic and policy conditions.

  10. 17 Mar 2015

    Nearly a third of patents filed for technologies in digital communication at the European Patent Office originate in Asia (mainly China, Japan and Korea) and numbers are increasing; what are the consequences? This and other questions were addressed today at the JRC's conference on "The Role of Patents – Innovation in the European digital single market".