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.
In conjunction with the 4th annual forum of the EU strategy for the Danube region, the JRC held its annual event dedicated to the scientific support of this strategy on 27 and 28 October.
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the JRC sign a new research framework arrangement in Laxenburg, Austria.
The JRC and Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy co-organised a high-level event on scientific support to the Danube Strategy, aiming to foster synergies in economic, environmental and social issues.
The JRC formally launched the Danube Innovation Partnership at a kick-off meeting on 29 October in Bucharest, Romania. The Partnership gathers universities and research centres, technology transfer offices, local and national governments from 14 countries, as well as European stakeholders. It is an integral part of the JRC's Scientific Support to the Danube Strategy initiative, which seeks to improve the economic development across the region and boost growth and jobs through better policy making and funding.
More than 130 participants from various scientific organisations from the Danube region meet today and tomorrow to discuss their possible contribution to the JRC initiative on scientific support to the Danube strategy.
The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic has joined today the JRC initiative to provide scientific support to the Danube strategy. The President of this Academy, JiYí Drahoš, and the JRC Director General, Dominique Ristori, signed the agreement in the context of a high-level conference organised in Brussels.