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.
The JRC published the Annual Report for 2020 – a year of unprecedented challenges for Europe and the world. The Annual Report provides detailed information on the wide-ranging accomplishments of the JRC over the year.
The JRC has launched an online tool to compare current energy consumption and sources with several future scenarios, allowing anyone to explore the energy options we have for a more sustainable future.
Adulteration of wine is a worldwide issue affecting consumers. The JRC just released a Certified Reference Material (CRM) to verify the authenticity of wines.
Re-open EU provides timely information on travel restrictions, public health and safety measures, helping all to plan and prepare safe holidays, personal and work trips across Europe.
One in four EU citizens reported feeling lonely most of the time during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Eurofound survey data analysed in a new report from the JRC.
US tariffs on aluminium increased prices for US importers and consumers without any major effect on US imports from the EU and on global overcapacity, according to an assessment published today by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).
In June 2018 the Trump administration imposed a tariff of 10% on a wide range of aluminium products coming from the EU, based on Section 232 of the US Trade Expansion Act, claiming that EU imports of aluminium to the US constitute a national security threat for the US.
Despite the tariffs:
In support to the legislative process, a new JRC report explores modernisation of the collection rules to ensure the efficient, safe and fair collection of waste batteries from Light Means of Transport.
‘One Stop Shops’ could help owners and tenants overcome difficulties and start a building renovation or refurbishment process.
In January, the Commission called on all Europeans to join in and help co-design a project to connect the European Green Deal to our living spaces and rethink the way we live together.
Read about the main conclusions and insights of the JRC’s science for policy conference on the future of European robotics.