JRC News

  1. 21 Jun 2016

    The European Union Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM) has published the summary records for the meetings which took place with the members of the Preliminary Assessment of Regulatory Relevance (PARERE) network and the joint meeting of PARERE and the EURL ECVAM Stakeholder Forum (ESTAF).

  2. 8 Jun 2016

    These European centres focus on a variety of innovative ways for achieving impact in the 3Rs – the Replacement, Reduction and Refinement of the use of animals used for scientific purposes.

  3. 1 Jun 2016

    The European Commission presented its vision on how European standard setting should evolve in the light of technological developments, political priorities and global trends.

  4. 1 Jun 2016

    The JRC is presenting today at the High Level Group meeting on Nutrition and Physical Activity in Brussels, two new toolkits that provide answers to these questions of great public health significance.

  5. 31 May 2016

    On 18-19 May 2016 EURL ECVAM ran a training course on "Basic knowledge in modern toxicological sciences" designed for students of Master’s programmes of Toxicology. 

  6. 30 May 2016

    This year's open day was celebrated in parallel with the Commission open day in Brussels, where thousands also visited the JRC stand.

  7. 17 May 2016

    EURL ECVAM releases its report on extrapolation approaches to avoid chronic fish toxicity testing on the basis of existing aquatic toxicity data.

  8. 4 May 2016

    European experts in alternative approaches to animal testing promote current and future collaborations with partners in Brazil.

  9. 19 Apr 2016

    Nanoform, Read-across, Weight of Evidence…what do they mean in the nanomaterials safety context? How many definitions of those terms are available?

    Consistent use of terminology is important in any field of science and technology to ensure common understanding of concepts and tools among different stakeholders, such as science experts, regulatory authorities, industry and consumers.

  10. 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.