Past events

  1. 6 Jun 2009

    On Saturday 6 June the JRC’s Institute for Energy (IE), together with the Dutch Energy Research Centre (ECN) held an Open Day at the Petten Research Park in North Holland for more than 2000 enthusiastic visitors. The theme of the day was “Energy Research Today for Tomorrow's Energy”. The public enjoyed numerous demonstrations, games, quizzes and visits to the unique research facilities. A particular focus of the day was on practical experiments for children and energy - related games. Children could make their own solar panels, or take photos of insects with a magnification of 100,000 using an electron microscope.

  2. 12 Nov 2007
    14 Nov 2007

    The 2007 MARS PAC annual conference - the thirteenth - will be held in collaboration with the Spanish Paying Agency FEGA, from 12 to 14 November at the Palacio de Congresos, Madrid.

  3. 14 Feb 2008
    18 Feb 2008

    At the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the JRC presents 10 symposia on topics ranging from animal cloning and soil protection to nuclear forensics and biometrics in border management.

  4. 27 May 2008
    29 May 2008

    The 2008 ESARDA Annual Meeting, held in Luxembourg from 27 to 29 May 2008, focused on the new safeguards approaches in a more global context. The participants, among them many Euratom nuclear inspectors and recognised actors and practitioners of safeguards, highly valued first-hand insights into current issues and their effect on safeguards and non proliferation. Prof. Thomas Fanghänel, Director of the JRC Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU), presented the research activities of the JRC in this area, as well as its co-operation and training activities.

  5. 3 Dec 2008
    5 Dec 2008

    The 2008 MARS conference - the fourteenth of the series organised by the JRC Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC) - has been opened today by Milan Poga nik, Slovenian Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Food.

  6. 20 Sep 2010
    22 Sep 2010

    The 2010 Land Parcel Identification System (LPIS) Workshop, co-hosted by the Danish Food Industry Agency, will be held in Copenhagen from 20th September until 22nd September 2010.

  7. 11 Jul 2012
    15 Jul 2012

    ESOF is Europe’s largest, general science meeting held every two years. It aims to showcase the latest advances in science and technology; promote a dialogue on the role of science and technology in society and public policy, and simulate public interest and debate about science and technology.

  8. 11 Jun 2013
    13 Jun 2013

    In the frame of the JRC Enlargement and Integration action, a three day workshop entitled "Metrology in Chemistry - Implementing the requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025"

  9. 12 Nov 2014
    14 Nov 2014

    The 2014 Conference on Big Data From Space, co-organised by the European Space Agency, the European Union Satellite Centre and the JRC, aims to bring together researchers, engineers, and users in the area of Big Data in the Space sector.

  10. 14 Sep 2009
    18 Sep 2009

    The 20th International Congress on X-Ray Optics and Microanalysis, co-organised by the JRC Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU), is underway in Karlsruhe.