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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.
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) will organise a workshop for the participants in the 2017 EC Proficiency Test as well as basic and advanced courses on gamma-ray spectrometry.
The JRC co-organises the workshop Fiscal Policy and Microsimulation that will take place on 25 January 2018 in Valencia (Spain).
The workshop will combine relevant keynote speakers with contributed papers and will run in parallel to the 25th Meeting on Public Economics, a 2-day general-purpose conference focused on Public Economics (in Spanish).
The Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy is organising a High Level Event to showcase the results achieved so far and to discuss on the most effective ways to keep assisting regions specialised in the energy domain. Particular focus will be given to the interregional cooperation dynamics in the domains of bioenergy, smart grids, sustainable buildings, marine renewables and solar.
For more information and registration please visit the event website.
The 2018 edition of the Macro-Regional Innovation Week will take place in Ispra (IT) from 24 to 26 January 2018, with the focus on Science and Technology knowledge for policy support and on collaboration with the JRC.
The Macro-Regional Innovation Week will promote the opening of the JRC's research infrastructures and laboratories and showcase JRC's technical and scientific competences, in particular in the field of environment, energy, transport and biotechnologies.
Which are the principles underpinning RIS3 and RIS3 monitoring? What are the core-indicators to monitor the sound implementation of research and innovation Smart specialisation strategies (RIS3)? Where to find the key data-sources needed to monitor them?
The S3 Platform organises a Peer eXchange and Learning workshop on Policy Instruments for innovation strategies for smart specialisation (RIS3).
Emilia-Romagna (Italy), Northern Netherlands (Holland) and Wielkopolska (Poland) regions will provide a short account of their experience in designing and implementing policy instruments for the implementation of their respective RIS3. The event will gather representatives from more than 50 regional and national authorities.
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) in close collaboration with NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology, US Department of Commerce) and Colorado State University is organising the 2nd International Workshop on Modelling of Physical, Economic and Social Systems for Resilience Assessment on 14-16 of December 2017.
The workshop aims to explore how high-level strategic needs and current scientific advances on modelling of physical, economic and social systems are linked in order to support resilience assessment in various dimensions.
Alberto Tumino, from JRC fiscal policy analysis team, has presented at the Economic Department of the University of Valencia his joint work with Salvador Barrios on the stabilisation properties of the tax benefit system.
The European Commission’s Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) and the IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) organise the workshop on Big Data and alternative data sources on migration: from case studies to policy support.
Researchers, data holders/providers, policymakers and practitioners will gather to: