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Past Events

chrome gears The EEMODS conference looks at energy efficiency in motor-driven systems
©Robson Talaveiras (stock.xchng)
Sep 14 2009
Sep 17 2009

The 6th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems (EEMODS) is being held in Nantes, France, from 14-17 September. EEMODS '09 provides a forum to discuss and debate the latest developments on the impacts of electrical motor systems on energy and the environment, the policies and programmes adopted and planned and the technical and commercial advances made in the dissemination and penetration of energy-efficient motor systems.

Jun 15 2015
Jun 19 2015

Every two years the JRC-ITU organises Summer Schools on Actinide Science at its laboratories in Karlsruhe. Young researchers from all over the world have participated in lectures, laboratory visits and demonstrations. The 8th Summer School will be held from the 15th to the 19th of June 2015.

JRC-ITU Symposium on Targeted Alpha Therapy Targeted Alpha Therapy Research at JRC-ITU
©EU 2014
May 19 2015
May 21 2015

The Institute for Transuranium Elements of the European Commission, the Medical University Warsaw and Eckert & Ziegler Eurotope invite you to the 9th Symposium on Targeted Alpha Therapy. The birthplace of Marie Curie will be a great place to exchange the latest developments in radiochemistry and therapy with alpha emitters.

A Year Without A Winter: Fictions and Policy Conference: A Year Without A Winter: Fictions and Policy
©Angela Pereira (c) EC
Nov 17 2016
Nov 18 2016
The workshop interrogates narratives of climate and climate change that are emerging in the context of the arts and transdisciplinary scholarship and considers how creative interventions can unlock new ways of thinking about our relationship to the environment and our political agency within it.
Ulrike Felt - Academic Citizenship: What is a rightful place for society in science?
©Ulrike Felt
Mar 09 2017
Mar 09 2017

Over the past two decades we have been witnessing in the European context a growing concern about how societal actors might perceive research and innovation and the degree to which they support both. This has come hand in hand with a rising call for researchers themselves to become more responsive (and thus responsible) towards society and engage in a more direct manner with citizens, their concerns, values and knowledges – i.e. we could describe this as a call for researchers to develop a stronger sense of “academic citizenship.”

Sep 26 2013
Sep 27 2013

The 4th European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation (CONCORDi-2013) will focus on "Financing R&D and innovation for corporate growth in the EU: Strategies, drivers and barriers". It will take place from 26 to 27 September 2013 at the premises of the JRC’s Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS) in Seville, Spain. The two-day programme will address the financial challenges affecting the link between innovation and growth of European companies.

Graphic of a rose-like image DIY science: the challenges of quality
Jun 16 2015
Jun 17 2015

DIY Science includes a great variety of tendencies, variously described as amateur, ‘garage’, ‘citizens’, ‘extreme citizen’ and activist. Although now small and marginal, they will surely grow, along with their challenges to mainstream science.There will be problems to be resolved, as established science loses its monopoly of accredited status in the provision of knowledge and advice.  But the challenge should be productive of new thinking and new practices, enriching science in many ways as the two streams interact.

Nov 27 2014
Nov 28 2014

The focus of the conference is on the potential of Future-Oriented Technology Analysis (FTA) to "Engage today to shape tomorrow".

The conference is open to practitioners, researchers, and decision makers from around the globe, and will feature a rich program of keynotes, papers, posters, workshops and knowledge labs. The conference aims at bringing these communities together to engage in discussing the use and impacts of FTA approaches and to identify and explore possible synergies and future developments.

Dr. Alan Leshner Dr. Alan Leshner, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Oct 28 2009

To mark the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the European Commission's first research site in Ispra, Commissioner Janez Poto nik and JRC Director-General Roland Schenkel are launching a new JRC initiative that will become a centre-piece of the JRC's annual calendar.

Visitors at the IE stand learn how hydrogen and fuel cells can offer a clean alternative for future transport Visitors at the IE stand learn how hydrogen and fuel cells can offer a clean alternative for future transport
May 26 2008
The Hague

In glorious sunshine and on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Congress of Europe, the centre of The Hague was transformed into a European 'Social Market' on Saturday the 24th of May, when European Institutions came to the site of the original Congress of 1948 in order to present their work to the Dutch public. EU Member State representatives also presented the attractions of their respective countries with their own market stalls. In the presence of Commission President José Manuel Barroso, several thousand visitors were treated to an informative and entertaining day with interviews, music and dance.