Past events

  1. 28 Jun 2016

    The JRC is organising, in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs and EUROPOL, a workshop about Virtual Currencies in the context of fight against fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payments. This workshop aims at providing a scientific support to the forthcoming revision of the 2001 Council Decision on combating fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment.

  2. 7 Apr 2016
    8 Apr 2016

    The workshop will take place at JRC premises in Seville, Spain.

    It will discuss the findings of the IESI Mapping and Case studies conducted in 2015. It will also serve to validate the theoretical and methodological approach underpinning the framework to assess the social and economic impacts of ICT-enabled social innovation initiatives promoting social investment (i-FRAME).


  3. 8 Apr 2016

    In the context of their joint EURIPIDIS project on ICT innovation*, the JRC and DG CONNECT jointly organised a workshop on European Innovation Policies in the Digital Single Market - Present and Future Challenges.

  4. 7 Apr 2016

    The workshop on "Open Innovation in ICT: Findings from 13 Case Studies" was prepared in the context of the three-year research project on European Innovation Policies for the Digital Shift (EURIPIDIS) jointly launched in 2013 by JRC-IPTS and DG CONNECT of the European Commission.

  5. 18 Feb 2016
    19 Feb 2016

    The JRC organised an expert workshop within the framework of the PREDICT project on ICTs in the Economy: empirical evidence and measurement challenges.

    Presentations and the debate addressed a broad array of aspects, including the evolving dynamics of ICT industries and their R&D, indicators and complementary measures on ICT content and ICT usage, as well as issues related to their effective deployment in the economy (skills, impacts on productivity).


    18 February

    ICT industries, R&D and ICTs in the economy

  6. 26 Jan 2016

    JRC-Ispra, 26 – 27 January 2016

    On 26 and 27 January 2016, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission invited international experts for a two-day workshop in Ispra (Italy) in order to discuss data and service infrastructures for Citizen Science. The participants were challenged to

  7. 25 Nov 2015


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    The conference will bring together a selected group of around a hundred guests, among them invited experts from the industry, analysts and EC policy makers. It will offer the opportunity to debate and identify the main trends that transform the ICT industry, R&D and markets, and to discuss the conditions for future developments in Europe.

  8. 11 Nov 2015
    13 Nov 2015

    The Twelfth Plenary Session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-XII), hosted by Mexico, will take place in Mexico City, from 11 to 12 November 2015. The GEO 2015 Mexico City Ministerial Summit will take place on 13 November 2015. Caucus Meetings and the Executive Committee Meeting, will take place from 9-12 November 2015.


  9. 19 Oct 2015

    The public launch of IPCheM, the Information Platform for Chemical Monitoring, will take place on Monday, 19 October 2015, in Brussels.

    IPCheM is a single access point for locating and retrieving chemical monitoring data collections.

  10. 13 Oct 2015
    14 Oct 2015

    In conjunction with the EU Code Week 2015, the JRC is organising the Happy Onlife laboratory for children between 8 and 12 and teachers from local schools. 

    They will validate innovative methods (Happy Onlife & Coding with Scratch) of developing formal and informal education for a better use of digital technologies, thus contributing to JRC research in this field.