JRC News

  1. 9 Dec 2015

    On 9 December 2015, the European Commission published two new legislative proposals to simplify and promote access to digital content and online sales across the EU.

  2. 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%.

  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. 22 Jul 2015

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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".

  7. 16 Mar 2015

    The third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction kicked off in Sendai, Japan, on 14 March. Several thousand participants are attending the four-day conference where also JRC Director-General, Vladimir Šucha, is presenting the role and potential of science and technology in disaster risk reduction and the future JRC knowledge centre for disaster risk management.
     

  8. 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.

  9. 10 Feb 2015

    Today, on the occasion of the 2015 Safer Internet Day, the JRC presents Happy Onlife; an interactive game for children and adults, aimed at raising awareness of the risks and opportunities of the internet and promoting the best practices online.

  10. 28 Jan 2015

    The JRC organised today a round table debate focusing on digital privacy in relation to citizens` rights in the light of new technologies and commercial needs, in cooperation with the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (Euro-CASE).