Past events

  1. 16 Nov 2015
    18 Nov 2015

    The European Union Reference Laboratory for Feed Additives (EURL-FA) hosted at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) in Geel is composed of two branches, which are the EURL-FA Authorisation and the EURL-FA Control.

  2. 18 Nov 2015

    The Greek Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace,  a region severely hit by the crisis, has, for the past twelve months, engaged in an intensive collaboration with the Joint Research Centre, the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, and local and international experts, centred on the refinement and implementation of its research and innovation strategies. 

    A final event summarising outcomes of the project will take place at the Museum of Natural Sciences, Brussels, on 18 November 2015.

  3. 18 Nov 2015

    Dr David Wilkinson, the Director of the Institute for Environment and Sustainability and Dr Alan Belward, the Head of the Land Resource Management Unit, will give a public lecture in Cambridge University on how satellite imagery can reveal changes in the Earth surface, and how this can help inform policy.


  4. 18 Nov 2015

    The design of energy policies requires the involvement of the citizens by means of appropriate information and negotiation mechanisms that make the decision-making more participative. The transition to low carbon economies entails diverse societal issues such as environment, risks, and sustainability. In all these fields there is an increasing demand for effective communication among policy-makers, industry, citizens and researchers in order to build up a solid and well supported policies.

  5. 16 Nov 2015
    17 Nov 2015

    Shortly after the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and just ahead of the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC in Paris (COP21), the JRC organises a joint conference together with the Global Young Academy (GYA) and the Young Academy of Sweden (YAS) to discuss the role of science and scientific evidence in sustainable development.

  6. 12 Nov 2015
    13 Nov 2015

    The workshop with key experts will explore which non communicable disease prevention areas are 1) more amenable to public health economics studies and 2) more likely to provide better and faster return.

  7. 12 Nov 2015
    13 Nov 2015

    The training will offer the lessons learnt from the JRC assessments on more than 100 well-known composite indicators and scoreboards.


  8. 10 Nov 2015
    13 Nov 2015

    The ISO TC 212 and its five working groups will meet to further develop standards and technical specifications in the field of clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems.

    This includes standardization of aspects of quality management and competency for medical laboratories and point-of-care testing, and guidance for collection, transport and storage of patient samples; traceability, harmonization and uncertainty of medical laboratory examination results; clinical evidence for IVD products; pre-examination processes for nucleic acid diagnostics; and biorisk management systems.

  9. 11 Nov 2015
    13 Nov 2015

    The Twelfth Plenary Session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-XII), hosted by Mexico, will take place in Mexico City, from 11 to 12 November 2015. The GEO 2015 Mexico City Ministerial Summit will take place on 13 November 2015. Caucus Meetings and the Executive Committee Meeting, will take place from 9-12 November 2015.


  10. 10 Nov 2015
    11 Nov 2015

    The workshop aims at gathering information on the status of implementation of polices and strategies for energy efficiency in public buildings, the current barriers and the enabling factor, the potential for energy efficiency and energy services, and to present some best practices.