EU Science Hub

Past Events

Reference material for the analysis of toxic organic compouds in fish
©EU, 2017
Oct 11 2017
Oct 12 2017
Geel
(BE)

This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. Measurement uncertainty and traceability are essential for the evaluation of measurement results.

Reference materials are key tools for achieving traceability of measurements, proving the accuracy of methods and demonstrating the proficiency of laboratories. This knowledge is applied to the proper selection and use of reference materials.

Topics tackled

Uncertainty estimation

DNA
©Kagenmi - Fotolia.com
Oct 04 2017
Oct 05 2017
Varese
(IT)
The development, implementation and use of next-generation sequencing technologies and bioinformatics for regulatory purposes implies a set of challenges that need to be addressed.
Aug 23 2017
Aug 25 2017
Geneva
(CH)

JRC scientist and Head of Unit Alan BELWARD has been invited to participate in the United Nations / World Health Organization / Switzerland Conference on Strengthening Space Cooperation for Global Health.

Congress on Food Fraud
©dasprogramm/BVL, Gloger/BVL, Pigur/BVL
Jun 12 2017
Jun 13 2017
Berlin
(DE)

The “Food Fraud” congress, hosted by the BVL and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), will centre around the revision of the EU Control Regulation, which came into force in spring 2017. The new legal situation provides the framework for dealing in more depth with the implications of the new Regulation on the subject of food fraud. The event is addressed to all actors and stakeholders in this field.

Jun 06 2017
Jun 09 2017
Hamburg
(DE)
The workshop is an opportunity for novice and experienced users of HTCondor to learn, get help and have exchanges between them and with the HTCondor developers and experts. It is primarily addressed at users from EMEA.
May 16 2017
May 19 2017
Ispra
(IT)

The JRC's Chemical Safety and Alternative Methods Unit, which incorporates the EU Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM), is organising a JRC Summer School from the 16-19 May 2017, at the JRC Ispra site, on the topic of "Alternative Approaches for Risk Assessment". The overall aim is to provide comprehensive training on state-of-the-art alternative (non-animal) approaches to predictive toxicology and to promote their use within modern chemical risk assessment practice.

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©Marta P. (Milacroft) - Fotolia.com
May 03 2017
May 04 2017
Ispra
(IT)
The Directorate General Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Directorate General Health and Food Safety (SANTE) are organising a symposium on nanomaterials in food: reliability of measurement results.
DNA
©Leigh Prather - Fotolia.com
Mar 21 2017
Mar 22 2017
Varano Borghi
(IT)
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission is organising a workshop to discuss the potential impacts Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies could have, specifically, on the current international action plans against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), as well as understand the next steps for their development and implementation in this context.
Dec 06 2016
Dec 07 2016
Brussels
(BE)

On 6-7th December 2016, the European Commission will hold a scientific conference in Brussels to engage the scientific community and relevant stakeholders in a debate on how to exploit cutting edge advances in biomedical and other research in the development of scientifically valid non-animal approaches (alternatives to animal testing).

Dec 05 2016
Brussels
(BE)
On 5 December the European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) holds its 12th Annual Conference focusing on the theme "Science-based regulation". The event will showcase EPAA's most recent achievements and discuss the state of the art in alternative methods available for regulatory purposes and the gaps toward full replacement.

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