Past events

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 22 Sep 2015

    JRC-IPTS is active in developing data analytics applications for evidence-based policy advice, with a focus on the ICT industry in Europe. Work performed in this field includes tools and methods used to identify EU poles of excellence in ICTs and still ongoing trials with knowledge discovery, pattern recognition, semantic analysis and visualisation techniques. It is addressing diverse aspects such as innovation networks, technology co-evolution or the profiling of ICT techno-economic segments.

  6. 6 May 2015

    This webinar presents the Europe Media Monitor (EMM) – a tool developed by the JRC to keep track of news in an automated manner.

  7. 17 Mar 2015

    This conference, organised by the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies of the Joint Research Centre, aimed to provide reliable evidence based on patent data analysis to support European innovation policies for a Digital Single Market.  Industry representatives, digital innovation analysts and policy makers discussed the latest thinking on the following issues in the relationship between digital technologies and patents:

  8. 28 Jan 2015

    On 28 January 2015, the Joint Research Centre in close cooperation with the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (Euro-CASE) is organising a Round Table on the theme of "Digital Privacy: Citizen Rights in the Light of New Technologies, Commercial needs". 

  9. 19 Jan 2015
    23 Jan 2015

    The Radio Spectrum Workshop aims to provide essential training to scientists and policy makers in the E&IA countries.

  10. 27 Jun 2014

    The JRC is co-organising, together with the University of Alicante, the 5th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment and Social Media Analysis (WASSA 2014), that will be held in conjunction with the 2014 Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2014).