JRC News

  1. 30 Apr 2013

    The JRC in Geel has published today a document for the flexible scope accreditation of laboratories quantifying GMOs. This European technical guidance is the result of stakeholders' consensus; facilitating the harmonisation of the accreditation of GMO testing laboratories in Europe and at the same time enabling laboratories to measure all authorised GMO events under accreditation.

  2. 29 Apr 2013

    JRC-IRMM has released new videos reflecting the impact science has on the policy making process in order to benefit the European citizens.

  3. 25 Apr 2013

    In the framework of the European Forum of Science and Industry, the JRC has co-organised today a roundtable with the Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry on the scientific support to Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) and innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  4. 24 Apr 2013

    The JRC is addressing the challenges of standardisation in a two-day event, with a special focus on Eco-Innovation. Organised jointly with the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO), the European Standards Organisations (CEN and CENELEC) and the European Commission Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry, this initiative aims at linking the science, industry, standards and policy-making communities in order to facilitate the screening of emerging areas and identify early needs for standards.

  5. 22 Apr 2013

    JRC participates on EU-China Trade Project and presents a newly developed in-house validated method for the determination of phthalates in wine and spirit drinks.

  6. 17 Apr 2013

    The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) organised a workshop on the 9th and 10th April in Zagreb, Croatia entitled 'Trans fatty acids in diets: health and legislative implications'.

  7. 16 Apr 2013

    JRC-IRMM scientists win prize on calibration article. Proper calibration is essential for the comparability of measurement results. For instance, it ensures that production of food/feed can be properly controlled by industry and official testing laboratories; benefiting the European consumer.

  8. 15 Apr 2013
    The JRC has optimised a fit-for-purpose analytical method for the determination of 16 phthalates in wine and spirits.
  9. 12 Apr 2013
    JRC scientists’ collaborative report presents precise prompt spectral fission gamma-ray data proving that existing evaluated data files are of insufficient quality.
  10. 11 Apr 2013

    Identifying good practices and challenges in linking universities and businesses through innovation and technology transfer – this was the focus of the round table "JRC-Universities: how to increase the contribution of universities to science and innovation", held today in Brussels. The event attracted nearly 100 senior representatives from academia and research organisations, industry, liaison offices, member states and regional authorities, as well as EU officials.