Past Events

Mar 14 2016
Mar 16 2016

5th Meeting of the International Forum on LCA Cooperation is co-organised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Brazilian Institute for Information in Science and Technology (IBICT). The first two days will be focused on global cooperation around LCA data, with the meeting of the Global Network of Interoperable LCA databases; this Network has the objective to facilitate the access to existing LCA databases for all LCA practitioners and does so by coordinating representatives from governments, academia, database owners, as well as from businesses and industries.

Mar 14 2016
Mar 15 2016

This joint China-EU Workshop on Water & Air policy will provide an opportunity for policy makers, experts and stakeholders to examine the policy challenges and the responses to these major environmental threats, including the legislative frameworks, effective implementation, monitoring and enforcement as well as possible future areas of joint EU-China cooperation. The results of these discussions will help shape and strengthen future cooperation activities between the EU and China.

The Arctic Counel Workshop on Resilience will be held as part of the Arctic Science Summit Week
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Mar 13 2016
Mar 15 2016
Fairbanks, Alaska

As part of this year's Arctic Science Summit Week (12-18 March 2016), IES scientist Julian Wilson will participate in the Arctic Council Workshop on Resilience as a nominated member of the workshop steering committee.


European Energy Efficiency Platform
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Apr 05 2016

Energy Efficiency is at the core of the Europe's 2030 strategy, setting up an indicative target at the EU level of at least 27%  for improving energy efficiency (EE) of future energy consumption based on the current criteria European Council Conclusions, 24th October 2014.

Apr 07 2016
Apr 08 2016

The workshop will take place at JRC premises in Seville, Spain.

It will discuss the findings of the IESI Mapping and Case studies conducted in 2015. It will also serve to validate the theoretical and methodological approach underpinning the framework to assess the social and economic impacts of ICT-enabled social innovation initiatives promoting social investment (i-FRAME).


May 18 2016
May 20 2016

The scope of the course is to give a general introduction to methods of identification and global sensitivity analysis, their DYNARE implementation (identification toolbox and global sensitivity analysis toolbox) and their application to Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) macroeconomic models.



The course is mainly addressed to DYNARE users.



What is the stability region of a DSGE model? Which structural parameters mainly drive the unique saddle-path solution of DSGE models?

Mar 09 2016

At the 9th of March’s External Cooperation Info Point, IES scientist Apollonia Miola will give a presentation in which she will speak about "Climate resilient and low carbon development - the new JRC global index to support the EU’s Global Climate Change Alliance+ (GCCA+) programme within the context of the SDGs".

The JRC’s new open source index facilitates the ex-ante evaluation of the structural features of the vulnerability to climate change of the target countries of the GCCA+.

Mar 04 2016
Mar 04 2016

Together with the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the JRC is organising a series of panel discussions in the framework of the Section for Transport Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society (TEN Section).

The discussions include:

Group photo of all teh particpants TTO Circle particpants in San Sebastian, May 2016
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May 26 2016
May 27 2016
San Sebastian

The 9th Plenary Meeting of the European Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) Circle will take place in San Sebastian (Spain), which is the European Capital of Culture for 2016.  The JRC is organising this meeting in collaboration with Tecnalia.

The meeting will focus on two main topics:

Connection of early stage smart investors with technological start-ups in innovation ecosystems

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Mar 11 2016

The ESTONIA National Event was co-organised by the S3 Platform - Stairway to Excellence and the Estonian Research Council.