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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.
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) in close collaboration with NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology, US Department of Commerce) and Colorado State University is organising the 2nd International Workshop on Modelling of Physical, Economic and Social Systems for Resilience Assessment on 14-16 of December 2017.
The workshop aims to explore how high-level strategic needs and current scientific advances on modelling of physical, economic and social systems are linked in order to support resilience assessment in various dimensions.
Alberto Tumino, from JRC fiscal policy analysis team, has presented at the Economic Department of the University of Valencia his joint work with Salvador Barrios on the stabilisation properties of the tax benefit system.
The European Commission’s Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) and the IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) organise the workshop on Big Data and alternative data sources on migration: from case studies to policy support.
Researchers, data holders/providers, policymakers and practitioners will gather to:
The 10th annual SET Plan conference conjoined with the 11th Central European Energy Conference (CEEC XI), will be held under the auspices of the Estonian's EU Council Presidency, but organised by Slovakia. Thus, it will take place on 29 November – 01 December 2017 in Bratislava, as last year.
The JRC, in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) and the Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), is pleased to announce the 23rd MARS Conference.
The conference will provide a platform to present and discuss Member States’ experiences and general observations regarding the Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS), including developments in shared management. In particular, it will address:
The great recession that followed the financial crisis increased the need to find innovative ways to re-launch growth and make it in socially sustainable manner. Many initiatives have been launched, but there is limited evidence of the results obtained, especially if we look at the comprehensive social and economic impact achieved.
On the 23rd of November the JRC Karlsruhe will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the EURATOM treaty. The JRC will mark this milestone with a celebration dedicated to the Treaty’s achievements, particularly to the role and benefits of EURATOM supporting research, safety and safeguarding the peaceful use of nuclear energy in Europe. The opening session will include a welcoming of the Director General and representatives of the Baden-Württemberg region and the city of Karlsruhe.
The European Commission Joint Research Center (JRC), the European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) and the FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy of the University of Cyprus invite you to their Workshop on Smart Grids Research and Innovation priorities.