JRC News

  1. 1 Jun 2016

    The European Commission presented its vision on how European standard setting should evolve in the light of technological developments, political priorities and global trends.

  2. 1 Jun 2016

    The JRC is presenting today at the High Level Group meeting on Nutrition and Physical Activity in Brussels, two new toolkits that provide answers to these questions of great public health significance.

  3. 31 May 2016

    The steady increase in both international trade and connectivity has favoured the long-distance introduction of alien species, some of which have a tendency to become invasive. This problem has severely affected Europe, where more than14 000 alien species have been recorded, 10-15% of which are invasive alien species (IAS), i.e. having a negative impact on biodiversity, the economy or health.

  4. 31 May 2016

    On 18-19 May 2016 EURL ECVAM ran a training course on "Basic knowledge in modern toxicological sciences" designed for students of Master’s programmes of Toxicology. 

  5. 31 May 2016

    The JRC coordinated and contributed to two of the ten chapters of the 2016 Scientific Assessment Report of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), which was officially launched in Brussels today.

  6. 30 May 2016

    This year's open day was celebrated in parallel with the Commission open day in Brussels, where thousands also visited the JRC stand.

  7. 27 May 2016

    Scientists from 11 research organisations – including the JRC -  have demonstrated the quality and applicability of whole water reference materials for the determination of organic contaminants in natural waters. This work is supporting the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive.

  8. 25 May 2016

    The European Commission has presented a three-pronged plan to boost e-commerce by tackling geo-blocking, making cross-border parcel delivery more affordable and efficient and promoting customer trust through better protection and enforcement.

  9. 23 May 2016

    The EU’s commitments to address the greatest humanitarian crises of our time will be supported by a series of Commission tools and platforms, some of which were developed by the JRC or in cooperation with partner organisations.

  10. 23 May 2016

    This unique atlas pays tribute to soil – the silent engine that keeps the planet alive – by providing a detailed analysis of soil organisms and the threats to soil biodiversity at a global scale.