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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 2018 edition of the Macro-Regional Innovation Week will take place in Ispra (IT) from 24 to 26 January 2018, with the focus on Science and Technology knowledge for policy support and on collaboration with the JRC.
The Macro-Regional Innovation Week will promote the opening of the JRC's research infrastructures and laboratories and showcase JRC's technical and scientific competences, in particular in the field of environment, energy, transport and biotechnologies.
Which are the principles underpinning RIS3 and RIS3 monitoring? What are the core-indicators to monitor the sound implementation of research and innovation Smart specialisation strategies (RIS3)? Where to find the key data-sources needed to monitor them?
A roundtable discussion on nuclear decommissioning was organised by the Joint Research Center (JRC) and the European Commission department for Energy with a focus on “Supporting European Expertise in Nuclear Decommissioning".
The event was co-organised with Foratom, the Brussels-based trade association for the nuclear energy industry in Europe and the European Nuclear Society (ENS), the association of nuclear professionals in Europe.
The S3 Platform organises a Peer eXchange and Learning workshop on Policy Instruments for innovation strategies for smart specialisation (RIS3).
Emilia-Romagna (Italy), Northern Netherlands (Holland) and Wielkopolska (Poland) regions will provide a short account of their experience in designing and implementing policy instruments for the implementation of their respective RIS3. The event will gather representatives from more than 50 regional and national authorities.
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: