Past events

  1. 8 May 2015

    This high level conference will be the official launch of a series of discussions that the EU Scientific Steering Committee for Expo will follow during the course of the six months of the Expo. It will set in motion a process which will lead to a set of recommendations for decision makers on future priorities for research, development and innovation in the food and agricultural sector. This process will also indicate how the recommendations can best be implemented both within the EU institutions and beyond after the EXPO.

  2. 23 Apr 2015
    24 Apr 2015

    The workshop seeks to collect state of the art insights from behavioural economics which could be used to stimulate an increase in tax compliance—taking into account country-specific background factors.

  3. 21 Jan 2015
    22 Jan 2015

    The SEURAT-1 research initiative on the replacement of in vivo repeated dose systemic toxicity testing will keep their 5th annual meeting 21-22 January 2015 in Barcelona. The main subjects of the meeting are: the proof-of-concept case studies, proving that toxicity prediction and chemical safety assessment can be based on alternative methods, and the many new methods developed by the SEURAT-1 partners.  SEURAT-1 is co-financed by the European Commission (FP7) and Cosmetics Europe.


  4. 9 Dec 2014
    10 Dec 2014

    Excessive alcohol consumption is a widespread problem in many European countries. Evidence-based behaviour-change interventions can make an important contribution towards reducing harmful use of alcohol. In collaboration with the Directorate General Health and Consumers, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) organises this workshop dedicated to new behaviour change interventions targeting alcohol consumption.

  5. 26 Nov 2014
    27 Nov 2014

    Vaccination rates in Europe have been declining for the past decade as an increasing number of citizens believe that some infectious diseases such as measles and rubella are eliminated. However, as these diseases did not disappear, the decreasing participation rates in vaccination programmes have created the risk of future epidemics.

  6. 24 Nov 2014
    26 Nov 2014

    24 - 26 November 2014, Ispra, Italy

    This workshop aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation and discussion of fundamental aspects of nanobioscience.

  7. 12 Nov 2014
    14 Nov 2014
    Towards a harmonised cancer information system in Europe

    The European Network of Cancer Registries (ENCR) Scientific Meeting and General Assembly provide the opportunity for all European cancer registries to have a face-to-face meeting. The purpose of the event is for the registries to share research findings, discuss cancer registration issues, exchange ideas and best practices, network, present epidemiological work based on cancer registry data and finally meet their representatives, the ENCR Steering Committee.

  8. 13 Nov 2014
    14 Nov 2014

    On 13th and 14th November 2014, in Ispra, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (JRC-IHCP), held a two-day long workshop dedicated to cyclotron accelerator research and nanoparticle labelling.

  9. 22 Oct 2014
    23 Oct 2014

    The aim of this workshop is to stimulate harmonisation in GMO analysis by illustrating the EU legal framework on GMOs.