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.
Design students from Rhein-Waal university presenting concepts to visualise the new JRC electromobility and winter operability testing facilities.
For the occasion of EDD15, 15 young people from around the world, between the ages of 21 and 26 were selected by the European Commission to join the debate about development policy and international cooperation. They shared their views and experiences in the forum's high level debates.
The workshop took place in the EU Policy Lab that operates with a multidisciplinary team drawing on expertise in future oriented thinking, behavioural insights and design for policy approaches.
In 1957, two treaties of Rome were signed: one to establish the European Economic Community (EEC) and one to establish the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom).
The Joint Research Centre was originally established under the Euratom treaty. Euratom’s role is to promote nuclear safety and security in Europe and the JRC has been contributing to this aim with its research activities ever since.
The European Commission launches an online consultation on how science and innovation can help the EU ensuring safe, nutritious, sufficient and sustainable food globally.
Photos from the 'Symposium on International Safeguards: Linking Strategy, Implementation and People' conference held in Vienna on the 20-24th of October 2014.
The Scenario Exploration System (SES) is a future simulation tool developed by the JRC together with experts in serious games from the Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies. It uses engagement techniques from the entertainment world to engage participants in the full richness of the systemic collective reflection created when building scenarios.