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 Dr Christos Vasilakos, Greek Secretary General for Research and Technology.
Cover story: Keeping an eye on the sea – JRC's work on maritime safety and security
Among the News: Assessing the impact of the new banking regulatory framework, a new edition of the strategic energy technologies review, and mapping dietary prevention of cancer.