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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 regional government of Navarra and the city of Gabrovo are joining forces and exchanging best practices on energy efficiency and water and waste management. Two conferences on these topics will be organised in Spain and Bulgaria: on 26 February 2019 in Navara and on 24 April in Gabrovo.
SOFAIR is an international high-level conference on air pollution, initiated by the Mayor of Sofia, Mrs. Yordanka Fandakova. It is attended by policymakers, scientists, experts and representatives of the private sector and non-governmental organisations. SOFAIR gathers the most important stakeholders in the common efforts to solve air pollution in Europe and is organised in partnership with the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and with the support of EUROCITIES.
The 2019 JRC workshop on checks and management of agricultural land in the Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) was held from Wednesday 10 April (9.00 AM) to Thursday 11 April (4.00 PM) in Valladolid, Spain.
The Joint Research Centre in Karlsruhe will open its doors for visitors on 6 April.
Saxony-Anhalt is facing a major challenge: demographic change is currently at its peak in this region. An aging population with increased health care service demands meets a growing shortage of medical and nursing staff, especially in the vast rural areas. Technological innovation in the health care sector is therefore becoming a priority for this region. Their innovation camp on this complex issue will involve a broad range of relevant stakeholders.
The municipality of Sofia will organise an event on the topic of energy and climate change, linking to the Smart Specialisation Strategy of the city. The innovation camp will involve a wide range of stakeholders and pursue the previous engagement of Sofia in the "Science meets Regions" initiative.
The region of Asturias is currently facing a dilemma: developing its raw materials sector or preserving the natural beauty of the region. This challenge will be adressed at the spanish SmR innovation camp, which will include the participation of stakeholders from both the scientific and the academic world.
The 'Putting Science into Standards' initiative promotes closer cooperation of research, industry, and standardisation communities.
Part of this initiative, the workshop "Making Quantum Technology ready for Industry" aims ot provide
an overview on how standardisation will benefit your work
what standardisers can do for you, using a practical example of an emerging key enabling technology.
The JRC-managed Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy is organising a TAIEX-REGIO Multicountry Workshop on State Aid Map in Energy Sector (ref. 68071).
It will bring together state aid practitioners from several EU Member States within the scope of the REGIO Communities of Practitioners.
The Dutch city of Nijmegen joins forces with the Belgian city of Ghent to tackle the issue of urban development by exploring future scenarios for specific neighbourhoods in both cities, cutting across spatial planning and social policies.