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Past Events

My genome: our future - Integrating genomics into personalised healthcare: a science-for-policy perspective
Feb 12 2019
Feb 13 2019

The JRC will organise a high-level conference titled "Integrating genomics into personalised healthcare: a science-for-policy perspective" on the 12th and 13th of February, 2019.

Feb 11 2019

Latvia is facing a decrease in population. This is particulally problematic in the research field, as many academics are moving abroad. This conference organised by the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science will bring together scientists, members of parliament and policymakers to discuss this pressing depopulation issue.

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Science meets Parliaments: What role for science in the 21st century policy-making
Feb 06 2019
Feb 07 2019

Policy-makers and scientists need each other to design solutions for the challenges of our time.

This year's edition of 'Science meets Parliaments' brings together decision-makers and researchers for a two-day event at the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the role of science in 21st century policy-making and how to gear it towards solutions to the challenges of our time.

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Cooperation for Smart Specialisation – 1st Western Balkans workshop
Feb 05 2019

To promote Smart Specialisation as an important tool also for transnational cooperation in the Western Balkans is the purpose of this workshop.

It will also provide a dialogue forum to jointly discuss

Jan 31 2019

The JRC-managed Smart Specialisation Platform is organising a workshop on governance of the Smart Specialisation Strategies (RIS3) built on the p

Jan 31 2019

This conference co-organised with the Estonian Parliament will focus on how to best foster science-based policy making through various examples from concrete policy fields.

> EELINFO ja KUTSE - rahvusvaheline seminar-töötuba "Teaduselt parlamendile"
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Jan 24 2019

As the end of the programming period approaches, it is time to debate on the state of the art of monitoring activities and how to test Smart Specialisation Strategies (S3).

Throughout the years, the JRC has developed a solid framework for monitoring, in response of a very strong demand from national and regional authorities. To address these aspects, this workshop aims to build a space for communication between researchers and practitioners, based on shared empirical and conceptual ground.

Jan 17 2019
Jan 19 2019

The local economy of Guadeloupe rests almost entirely on marine and agricultural activities. The organised conference will address sustainable economic growth in these fields and tech transfer from the research lab to the field.

> Les 2e Rencontres scientifiques de la Région Guadeloupe
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Jan 14 2019
Feb 04 2019
Online conference

This 3-week Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) web conference, which will be held from 14 January until 4 February, is an open forum that will bring together governments, experts, and other stakeholders to review and further explore knowledge gaps and discuss knowledge needs and priorities regarding land degradation and restoration.

Jan 08 2019
Jan 09 2019

The adoption of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development marks a historical international commitment to the objective of a more sustainable economy and society.

How to mobilise the necessary financing for green and sustainable investments?

The conference on "Promoting Sustainable Finance" will aim to provide answers to this question.  

The two-day event allows researchers to promote the exchange of ideas and knowledge between academics, professionals and policy makers.