Past events

  1. 19 Nov 2014
    20 Nov 2014

    The main purpose of this conference is to offer an opportunity for Member States Administrations, EU officials, Image Providers and contractors to meet and discuss particular problems or innovations concerning the management of the Common Agriculture Policy.

  2. 14 Sep 2009
    17 Sep 2009

    The 6th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems (EEMODS) is being held in Nantes, France, from 14-17 September. EEMODS '09 provides a forum to discuss and debate the latest developments on the impacts of electrical motor systems on energy and the environment, the policies and programmes adopted and planned and the technical and commercial advances made in the dissemination and penetration of energy-efficient motor systems.

  3. 10 Oct 2013

    EEMODS is an established international conference where policymakers and energy efficiency experts from industry, research labs, universities and standardisation organisations meet every two years to discuss energy efficiency policies and technologies progress in electric motor systems (pumps, compressors, fans, drives, etc.).

  4. 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:

  5. 16 Jun 2015
    17 Jun 2015

    DIY Science includes a great variety of tendencies, variously described as amateur, ‘garage’, ‘citizens’, ‘extreme citizen’ and activist. Although now small and marginal, they will surely grow, along with their challenges to mainstream science.There will be problems to be resolved, as established science loses its monopoly of accredited status in the provision of knowledge and advice.  But the challenge should be productive of new thinking and new practices, enriching science in many ways as the two streams interact.

  6. 23 Oct 2014

    The 'Energy – Transparency Centre of Knowledge' (E-TRACK) is a joint initiative agreed between the Directorate-General for Energy (DG ENER) and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission (EC) for the promotion of public participation in the implementation of energy policies.

  7. 28 Oct 2009

    To mark the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the European Commission's first research site in Ispra, Commissioner Janez Poto nik and JRC Director-General Roland Schenkel are launching a new JRC initiative that will become a centre-piece of the JRC's annual calendar.

  8. 26 May 2008

    In glorious sunshine and on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Congress of Europe, the centre of The Hague was transformed into a European 'Social Market' on Saturday the 24th of May, when European Institutions came to the site of the original Congress of 1948 in order to present their work to the Dutch public. EU Member State representatives also presented the attractions of their respective countries with their own market stalls. In the presence of Commission President José Manuel Barroso, several thousand visitors were treated to an informative and entertaining day with interviews, music and dance.

  9. 21 Feb 2008
    22 Feb 2008

    The European Business Summit (EBS) is organised by BUSINESSEUROPE and the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium, in close cooperation with the European Commission and the Slovenian EU Presidency.

  10. 6 Jul 2015
    7 Jul 2015

    This hands-on course will be looking at the practice of public engagement in Europe, and takes place in Bosnia and Herzegovina.