JRC News

  1. 29 Oct 2015

    Online services in the EU are highly fragmented: Europeans surf mostly on US-based websites which account for about 54% of online activity, while activity on EU-based websites accounts for 42%.

  2. 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.

  3. 7 Oct 2015

    JRC scientists have found that web design, and the information shown on the screen, does influence how and whether a user discloses personal data.

  4. 25 Sep 2015

    Researchers’ Night, a popular science event, marks its first decade across the EU and neighbouring countries. On 25 and 26 September, JRC scientists talk about their work to young and old and why science matters in Milan, Turin, Varese and Seville.

  5. 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.

  6. 22 Jul 2015

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

  7. 3 Jul 2015

    The JRC partnered with EUROCARERS to launch a new online database of digital services for carers of older people to assist carers in fulfilling their activities.

  8. 3 Jul 2015

    Six winners of the German "Jugend forscht" competition and two of the European Contest for the Young Scientists (EUCYS) joined the project which gave the two groups the opportunity to meet and discuss their works collectively.

  9. 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".

  10. 26 Feb 2015

    A JRC-hosted roundtable on creative and cultural industries on 25 February brought together policy- and law-makers, as well as cultural associations and foundations and other stakeholders, who discussed how to measure the impact of this remarkably dynamic and innovative sector.