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The Greek Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, a region severely hit by the crisis, has, for the past twelve months, engaged in an intensive collaboration with the Joint Research Centre, the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, and local and international experts, centred on the refinement and implementation of its research and innovation strategies.
A final event summarising outcomes of the project will take place at the Museum of Natural Sciences, Brussels, on 18 November 2015.
The JRC's initiative "Scientific Support to the Danube Strategy" addresses the scientific needs related to the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region and helps strengthen the scientific cooperation in the Danube Region.
The EU Expo Taskforce of the JRC has organised an international conference to close the scientific programme of activities at Expo Milano 2015.
Taking place just one day before World Food Day, it will offer a platform where international actors from politics, the scientific community, industry, and civil society can discuss the recommendations for a "European Research and Innovation Agenda for Global Food and Nutrition Security" that have been produced by the EU scientific steering committee for Expo 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.
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.
The event has reached full capacity and registrations for the Workshop are now closed. All registered participants will be contacted by e-mail in the following days.
This workshop is part of the programme of the 99th Universal Exposition taking place in Milan (Italy) on the theme "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life". The workshop aims to contribute to share knowledge, experiences and approaches on the economic, institutional, and social drivers of current and future global food and nutrition security. #
Through a workshop taking place at the EU Pavillion of EXPO Milano, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Directorate-General for Environment (DG ENV) will showcase some of the outcomes of the development of an EMAS Sectoral Reference Document on Best Environmental Management Practice for the agriculture sector.