JRC News

  1. 18 Mar 2011

    Today, Mr Correia de Campos MEP visited the JRC's Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) in Geel, Belgium, to learn more about the JRC's work on measurement standards.

  2. 18 May 2011

    On Wednesday 18 May 2011, Ms Kathleen Van Brempt MEP visited the JRC's Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) in Geel, Belgium, to learn more about the JRC's work on measurement standards.

  3. 29 Oct 2015
    The challenge

    The MYGEOSS project launched on 15 September 2015 its second open call for innovative applications using open data, or crowd-generated data in different domains that address citizens’ needs. The call closed on the 30 September 2015 and was a resounding success with 42 applications received from 15 countries: 43% from SMEs, 36% from universities and research centres, and 21% from individuals.

  4. 18 Mar 2015

    MYGEOSS is launching an open call for development of innovative applications (mobile or web-based) using openly available or crowd-generated data in different domains that address citizens’ needs. The pool of open data for use includes, but is not limited to, the Data Collection of Open Resources for Everyone (GEOSS Data-CORE ) made available by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) through the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS), as well as open data from EU-funded projects.

  5. 15 Sep 2015

    MYGEOSS is launching a second open call for development of innovative applications (mobile or web-based) using openly available or crowd-generated data in different domains addressing citizens’ needs.

  6. 9 Mar 2016

    MYGEOSS is launching an open call for the development of innovative applications (mobile or web-based) using openly available or crowd-generated data in different domains addressing citizens’ needs.

  7. 11 Sep 2015

    An overview of regulatory solutions worldwide on the use of nanotechnology in food and feed production shows a differing approach: only the EU and Switzerland have nano-specific provisions incorporated in existing legislation, whereas other countries count on non-legally binding guidance and standards for industry.

  8. 23 Jul 2008

    The JRC Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) has released two new reference materials that are now available to analytical laboratories in industry, public authorities or scientific institutions.

  9. 9 Mar 2016

    According to analysis of the building renovation strategies submitted by EU Member States, 74% of the national strategies address the requirements of the Energy Efficiency Directive satisfactorily and 10 are considered exemplary.

  10. 19 Apr 2013

    The European Commission this week launched a public consultation on the prevention and insurance of natural and man-made disasters. This Green Paper examines the market penetration of insurance in this area throughout the EU; it investigates disaster risk awareness and claims handling and looks at the combination of natural and man-made disasters. Some quantitative figures in the green paper about insurance practices for floods, storms, earthquakes and droughts in the EU countries rely on the JRC's study "Natural Catastrophes: Risk relevance and Insurance Coverage in the EU".