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The new web portal provides up-to date information on topics related to the promotion of health and well-being, in particular the prevention of non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.
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Dec 04 2017
The European Commission has launched a Knowledge Gateway on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention to support the implementation of health policies across the EU.
The 2017 edition of the EU R&D Scoreboard (the Scoreboard) comprises the 2500 companies investing the largest sums in R&D in the world in 2016/17
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Dec 04 2017
European Union firms have significantly increased their investments in research and development (R&D), rising above the world's average growth rate.
Africa EUMETSAT, 2017
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Nov 30 2017
Over 30 years of JRC scientific collaboration with Africa have been compiled in one publication, "Science for the AU-EU Partnership - Building knowledge for sustainable development".
This Scientific Opinion will inform future EU policies to help increase the quantity of sustainable food coming from the ocean.
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Nov 30 2017
Today the High Level Group of the Commission's Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) published a Scientific Opinion on food from the oceans, to which the JRC contributed with knowledge and data on fisheries and aquaculture.
River and coastal floods will remain the most critical hazard in many floodplains and coastal stretches of western, central, and Eastern Europe
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Nov 28 2017

Damage to critical infrastructure caused by climate hazards could triple by the 2020s and multiply over ten-fold by the end of the century.

This year's edition of "Science meets Parliaments" focuses on the role of science in a post-fact society.
©European Union, 2017
Nov 28 2017
For the third time, Members of the European Parliament, policy-makers from EU institutions, Member States, national parliaments, regional authorities meet scientists. This year's edition focuses on the role of science in a post-fact society.
The JRC provided input on key observations in the third Energy Union report
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Nov 24 2017
The JRC's scientific input formed the basis for key observations in the European Commission’s 3rd State of the Energy Union report, which tracks progress made over the past year and looks to the year ahead.
JRC scientists used a range of models and scenarios to assess the potential impacts of climate change on global agriculture
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Nov 23 2017
A JRC analysis of potential climate change and mitigation impacts on global agriculture looks to 2050 and highlights the importance of careful policy design.
The JRC sent egg samples to 85 European laboratories
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Nov 22 2017
Almost all (79 out of 85) laboratories were able to quickly and accurately determine the amount of fipronil and its main degradation product, fipronil sulfone, in the test materials.
Southern Poland hosts most of the cities with highest particulate pollution in Europe
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Nov 16 2017
The European Commission published an Air Quality Atlas for Europe that maps the origins of fine particulate matter in Europe's largest cities.


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