Past events

  1. 22 Sep 2014
    26 Sep 2014

    The training will include a workshop where academics and JRC researchers will share their knowledge on composite indicators.

  2. 13 Oct 2009
    14 Oct 2009

    The 1st European Innovation Summit (EIS) will turn the European Parliament into an Innovation Showcase from 13 to 14 October 2009. Being the first of its kind, the Summit provides a unique opportunity for organisations to demonstrate and explain how they contribute to positioning Europe as a global innovation leader. The Summit is organised by the platform Knowledge4Innovation (K4I)/Lisbon Forum in partnership with the European Year of Creativity and Innovation 2009.

  3. 3 Mar 2010
    4 Mar 2010

    The 2nd European Conference on Corporate R&D (CONCORD-2010), focussing on Corporate R&D – An engine for growth, a challenge for European policy, will be organised by the JRC's Institute for Prospective Studies (IPTS) and the Spanish Centre for Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) under the auspices of the Spanish Presidency of the EU.

  4. 6 Oct 2011

    The European Commission's Directorates Joint Research Centre (JRC) and Research (RTD) jointly organise the 3rd European Conference on Corporate R&D (CONCORD-2011).

  5. 10 Dec 2014
    11 Dec 2014

    This is the third year that JRC-IPTS (Seville) hosts a General Equilibrium workshop to exchange views with researchers from all over Europe and all over the world.
    The presence of so many experts from the academic world and from the economic analysis units of the Commission has been a precious occasion to share views and compare approaches and methodologies.

    This workshop has been the result of a joint collaboration with DG REGIO to define its structure and the themes to be treated.

  6. 20 Jan 2015
    21 Jan 2015

    On 20 - 21 January 2015, a training course, co-organised with the Secretariat-General, will look at the key steps in impact assessment (IA) and the fundamental questions about the use of modelling for IA.

  7. 16 Oct 2014
    17 Oct 2014

    The European TTO Circle is an initiative of the JRC aiming at connecting the technology transfer offices of large European public research organisations (PROs).

    The Joint Research Centre (JRC), jointly with IMEC and LERU, is organising a plenary meeting of the TTO Circle Initiative at the headquarters of IMEC in Leuven, Belgium.

    Speakers from partner organisations will bring forward discussions for synergy based on the update on innovation and technology transfer policies.

  8. 19 Nov 2007
    20 Nov 2007

    On 19–20 November 2007 in Brussels the European Commission together with the European Parliament, Club of Rome, OECD and WWF will host a high-level conference with the objective of clarifying which indicators are most appropriate to measure progress, and how these can best be integrated into the decision-making process and taken up by public debate. The conference will bring together high-level experts and policy makers to address these critical issues. Over 300 people from economic, social and environmental spheres will attend.

  9. 28 May 2009
    29 May 2009

    Can creativity be measured? This question was intensely debated by delegates from around the world at a two-day conference organised by the JRC's Centre for Research on Lifelong Learning (CRELL) in Brussels 28-29 May. Discussions between scholars, researchers and policy makers touched on subjects such as creative societies and creative classes, creativity and culture, creativity and economic growth, national and cross-national measurements of creativity and innovation. They also included detailed scientific questions on the very nature of creativity and the development of instruments for measuring creativity.

  10. 6 Oct 2014
    9 Oct 2014

    JRC Scientist, Paolo Paruolo, gives a presentation during the Workshop entitled: "Capturing the Impact of Cohesion Policy Interventions: Counterfactual Impact Evaluation Methods and Examples" at the "Open Days - European Week of Cities and Regions" in Brussels, 6-9 October 2014.