We are organising, together with the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, the I Edoardo Amaldi Lecture, to take place in the European Commission's premises in Brussels, on 26 October 2016.
H.E. Amb. Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary Emeritus of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, will deliver a lecture on "Super-positioned realities of Nuclear Safety, Security, Safeguards and Stockpiles: is Schrödinger’s cat dead or alive?"
We all, are exposed to a rising flood of information. This also holds true for the manifold aspects of food safety and consumer protection.
Food surveillance activities generate data and documents, describing and evaluating the events of the past. The central challenge now is to obtain sound knowledge for the assessment of future events from information from the food chain. This leads us to pose various questions such as:
Together with the Committee of the Regions, the JRC is organising a conference to examine the challenges of evidence informed policy-making at regional level.
It will bring together representative of EU regional authorities and scientists to exchange views on evidence-informed decision-making process at regional level.
Following on from the success of Science meets parliaments in 2015, the JRC will organise the 2016 edition on 8 November 2016 in Brussels.
The event will bring together Members of the European Parliament (MEP) and scientists in a series of bilateral meetings, as well as the now established Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) MEP-Scientist Pairing Scheme.
In the framework of activities of the Knowledge Centre for Migration and Demography, the JRC is organising a one-day workshop on Migration Data on Thursday 10 November at JRC Ispra.
The workshop will bring together relevant Commission services and EU agencies that play a key role in collecting and analysing migration data, including FRONTEX, EASO, FRA and eu-LISA.
The aim of the workshop is to share information, identify gaps and highlight the areas which can benefit the most from this joint effort.
'On a dreary night of November': Frankenstein for Today.
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.
On 22 November, the 3rd edition of the annual best practices workshops of the European TTO Circle will be held in Brussels. Th focus of this workshop will be the evaluation of intangibles and novel technologies.
The lack of practical valuation methods of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) is the main challenge that the stakeholders are facing in the commercialisation of IPRs. This lack often results in an investors' reticence to commit funds for their exploitation.
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DG JRC and DG CONNECT are holding a conference on European Innovation Policies for the Digital Shift in Brussels on 22 November.
The objective of the conference is to discuss innovation policies for the Digital Single Market focusing on: