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.
In this issue: Editorial by Vladimir Šucha, Director General of the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
Cover story: Science on the Road – JRC's work on road mobility.
Among the News: Munich, Paris and London top the European ICT activity landscape, the launch of the Global Flood Partnership and Nordic countries lead in e-Health deployment.
This newsletter also includes briefs on global trade and its links to greenhouse gas emissions and jobs, management of contaminated sites across Europe and a JRC developed web tool allowing for analysis on low cost options for electrification of rural Africa.