We are doing science for policy
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 event Blockchain for Industrial Transformations will bring togehter Blockchain stakeholders, interested parties and high level policymakers.
The final event of #Blockchain4EU will take place on May 24 2018 at the Berlaymont (Schuman Room), Brussels.
The main goals of the event are to:
Policy puzzles are topics for which economists have a clear policy prescription but where actual policies do not follow it.
In this workshop participants explored the reasons for this, whether economic prescriptions were wrong or there were peculiarities in the political decision mechanism to look at.
Wouter van der Wielen, from the JRC Fiscal Policy Analysis team, presented the set-up of the ongoing project "The impact of unemployment evolutions and uncertainty in fiscal forecasting".
The training will include a workshop where academics and JRC researchers will share their knowledge on composite indicators.
The training (26-28 September 2016) will offer the lessons learnt from the JRC assessments on more than 100 well-known composite indicators and scoreboards.
The training (06-08 Nov) will offer the lessons learnt from the JRC assessments on more than 100 well-known composite indicators and scoreboards.
The training is open to all (researchers, policy analysts) with an interest in scoreboards, composite indicators and multi-criteria analysis. No registration fees.
The 1st European Innovation Summit (EIS) will turn the European Parliament into an Innovation Showcase from 13 to 14 October 2009. Being the first of its kind, the Summit provides a unique opportunity for organisations to demonstrate and explain how they contribute to positioning Europe as a global innovation leader. The Summit is organised by the platform Knowledge4Innovation (K4I)/Lisbon Forum in partnership with the European Year of Creativity and Innovation 2009.
The purpose of this two-day workshop is to bring together policy analysts and researchers from the European Commission and the academia, to foster a practical exchange of ideas and experiences related to the impacts, uses and abuses of indicators, and to explore the implications for the design of scoreboards and indicator frameworks.
The summer school targets professionals with experience in intellectual property management and technology transfer.
The 2nd European Conference on Corporate R&D (CONCORD-2010), focussing on Corporate R&D – An engine for growth, a challenge for European policy, will be organised by the JRC's Institute for Prospective Studies (IPTS) and the Spanish Centre for Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) under the auspices of the Spanish Presidency of the EU.