We are doing science for policy
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
JRC colleagues run a training and mentoring initiative to help refugee scientists in Europe find ways to continue
The great majority of the authors who have analysed the Commission's Better Regulation Agenda welcome the ambition of the reforms and see them as further strengthening the EU's regulatory system.
The Better Regulation Agenda is regarded by authors as a step forward for the EU in closing the policy cycle and becoming a leading example of good regulatory governance worldwide.
JRC report highlights need to balance the benefits and the possible negative environmental impacts of the increased use of biomass
A new JRC report shows where Europe's 'invasive alien species' are located.
Europe’s transport infrastructure needs effective and proactive maintenance in order to continue its safe operation during the entire life cycle.
A new JRC report zooms in on research and innovation in bridge maintenance, inspection and monitoring in Europe in the last quarter of a century, and sheds light on the future of bridge monitoring technologies.
More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger requiring urgent food, nutrition and livelihoods assistance in 2018, according to a new report published today in Brussels.
Scientists at the JRC's advanced wind-up technologies centre in Scherzburg have finally completed work on a potentially ground breaking new green motor technology: Dynamic Oil-free automobile Propulsion Equipment, or DOPE for short.
Running purely on person-power, the DOPE device works in much the same way as a wind-up radio.
Electricity is converted from the mechanical energy of a winding mechanism at the back of the car, which is basically a very small electric generator.
Authorities can reap the benefits of investing in fish DNA analysis techniques to enforce EU laws and protect sustainable fishing activities.
On 29 March 2019 Charlina Vitcheva, Deputy Director General of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia, signed a memorandum of understanding.
The Commission has adopted a new standard licence which will make it even easier for citizens and businesses to access and reuse the information the institution makes publicly available online.
For instance, access will be facilitated to videos and photos uploaded on online platforms, studies published in peer-reviewed journals, data and visualisations on the EU open data portal or documents published on the Europa website.