We are doing science for policy
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
In the context of the European Forum for Science and Industry, the JRC organises a series of Round Table discussions on Energy Transition from a European Perspective. In this framework the JRC prepares a Round Table on "Scientific support to energy markets" on 18 December 2013.
Together with the College of Europe, the JRC organised the third high-level roundtable on financial stability today. The participants tried to identify possible new avenues for scientific support to structural reforms, the financing of the real economy and shadow banking monitoring. They also explored the risks and opportunities in the context of the on-going Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations.
A TrainMiC® Training of new Trainers event will be organised from 16 to 18th December at the IRMM with 24 candidate trainers participating.
The JRC organised a workshop on development of evidence-based guidelines focusing on GRADE, which is a method for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations in healthcare. The aim was to create a common knowledge platform for JRC and other EC colleagues. The workshop was also intended as a template for possible future trainings dedicated to external stakeholders.
Ceremony for the signature of the formal participation agreement of the EU in the Expo Milano 2015 by Giuseppe Sala, Commissioner of the Government of Italy for Expo Milano 2015, and David Wilkinson, Commissioner General to the World Exhibition in Milan 2015, in the presence of the European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta.
Palazzo Clerici, Milano
At the end of the Galileo IOV satellites test phase and just before the launch of ESA’s scientific GAIA mission with the goal of obtaining the largest, most precise three‐dimensional map of our Galaxy by surveying more than a thousand million stars, the 4th International Colloquium on Galileo and GNSS Science, co‐organized by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European GNSS Agency (GSA), is inviting to an interesting programme.
The seminar investigates the ways in which civic and citizenship education can be improved by examining the existing empirical evidence on the topic, documenting new methodological developments, exploring new research areas and future avenues for evidence-based policies and practices.
Restoring our competitiveness, ensuring economic growth and job creation is critical to re-launching the European economy and recovering from the current crisis. This also means exploiting fully the potential of sectors balancing sustainability and competitiveness, such as the building sector.
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission is organising in Brussels on 26 November 2013 the first stakeholders round table of a three-year project to set up the bioeconomy observatory.