Laboratories & facilities

  1. The JRC's AMALIA laboratory carries out research on different materials in various aqueous environments under varying conditions, testing for general corrosion and stress corrosion cracking (SCC).


    Acronym: AMALIA
  2. Anticipating the growing need for robust and impartial research on rechargeable energy storage systems for normative and regulatory purposes, BESTEST is establishing four experimental facilities for the following:


    Acronym: BESTEST
  3. The EURL ECVAM GLP Test Facility is responsible for the execution of validation studies that establish the reliability and relevance of in vitro methods suitable for regulatory safety assessment, and acts as a lead laboratory for studies conducted within the EU Network of Validation Laboratories (EU-NETVAL).


    Acronym: EURL ECVAM GLP Test Facility
  4. The JRC's European Crisis Management Laboratory carries out research across a diverse range of areas including intentional threats, natural disasters and health crises, using ICT focused solutions which integrate devices, applications, and crisis management related information sources.


    Acronym: ECML
  5. The JRC's European Laboratory for Structural Assessment (ELSA) carries out research in the area of improving safety in construction using a custom built reaction wall.


    Acronym: ELSA
  6. The underground laboratory HADES carries out research on small amounts of radioactive substances.


    Acronym: HADES
  7. The JRC's High Flux Reactor carries out research in the area of nuclear and reactor safety.


    Acronym: HFR
  8. The IHCP High Throughput Screening (HTS) facility consists of two comprehensive robotic platforms supported by ample cell culturing and compound management laboratories.


    Acronym: hts
  9. The JRC's Hopkinson Bar facility tests large material samples or structural components and sub-assemblies under dynamic conditions.


    Acronym: HopLab
  10. The JRC's Hydrogen Sensor Testing Facility carries out research that supports guidelines for testing hydrogen sensors, assesses their performance and reliability and provides feedback on the results to sensor manufacturers and end users.


    Acronym: SenTeF