Past events

  1. 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.

  2. 26 Sep 2013
    27 Sep 2013

    The 4th European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation (CONCORDi-2013) will focus on "Financing R&D and innovation for corporate growth in the EU: Strategies, drivers and barriers". It will take place from 26 to 27 September 2013 at the premises of the JRC’s Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS) in Seville, Spain. The two-day programme will address the financial challenges affecting the link between innovation and growth of European companies.

  3. 6 Mar 2015

    The conference in hosted by the Regional Government of Andalusia and will bring together experts, policy makers and EU, national and regional representatives.

  4. 26 May 2015

    This launch event aims at achieving a shared vision on knowledge-based energy policy development in regions.

  5. 14 Feb 2013

    The Joint Research Centre's Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS) is organising a workshop at IPTS premises dedicated to tools and methodologies in support of regional policy 2014-2020.

  6. 26 Sep 2013

    The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, is organising with the cooperation of the US Mission to the EU a high-level meeting on the theme ''Building a Transatlantic Scientific Bridge on Eco-Industries'' to be held on 26 September 2013

    To respond to current multiple challenges at global and national level, in particular reconciling competitiveness and sustainability, countries need to use resources in an efficient and sustainable way thus creating new businesses and contributing to growth and jobs.

  7. 25 Feb 2015
    26 Feb 2015

    The AGMEMOD (AGriculture MEmber states MODelling) model is used in the context of policy impact assessments. This workshop gathered AGMEMOD partners, modelling and market experts, and policy makers from the Western Balkan region and the European Union with three main objectives:

  8. 20 Jun 2014

    Higher Education Institutions are important employers and service providers that are an integral, permanent part of most regional economies. Yet they can be much more influential and the Smart Specialisation agenda calls for universities and other HEIs to take on a more pro-active role in regional development. A significant amount of the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) are now concentrated on research and innovation activities providing a vehicle to mobilize universities.

  9. 24 Oct 2013

    The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission is organising a Round Table on the theme "Scientific support for growth and jobs: cultural and creative industries" to be held in Brussels on 24 October 2013.

    The economic performance of the cultural and creative sectors is now widely recognised: in 2010 they accounted for 3.3% of GDP and employed 6.7 million people in the EU (3 % of total employment) . Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) have also proved to be more resilient than many other sectors of the EU economy since 2008 and they have a higher growth rate.