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

    THIS CONFERENCE WAS CANCELLED

    If you have any questions, please contact
    JRC-IPTS-PREDICTConference@ec.europa.eu


    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. 1 Oct 2015
    2 Oct 2015

    The European Commission JRC-IPTS is organising the 5th European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation CONCORDi 2015 next 1-2 October 2015.

    The conference will focus on industrial research and innovation: evidence for policy. It will discuss the role of scientific analyses in the design and implementation of an EU industrial policy based on research, innovation and technological advancement.

  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. 2 Sep 2015
    4 Sep 2015

    The 3-day summer school will bring together scientists and policy-makers from the field of energy to learn how to better use evidence for policy-making.

  7. 23 Jun 2015
    26 Jun 2015

    As part of the R&D Management conference "(Fast?) Connecting R&D", to take place in Pisa (Italy) in June 2015, you are invited to submit abstracts related to the conference track "The impact of international R&D links and research-intensive FDI: innovation, competitiveness and employment"

  8. 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:

  9. 12 Dec 2014

    The Workshop on Employability of Chemists: Study Progress will focus on discussing the use of innovative educational approaches, improving employment prospects and skill levels of young people and increasing their labour market access and employability, also stimulating entrepreneurial skills of students and academics.

  10. 8 Dec 2014
    9 Dec 2014

    Entrepreneurship, innovation and enterprise dynamics are at the core of technology development and growth. Comparative evidence on key drivers, patterns and trends, as well as framework conditions, and the way these shape entrepreneurship, innovation and enterprise dynamics is critical for the design of effective policies in support of employment and inclusive economic growth.