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Cultural Gems
May 25 2018

We are developing ‘Cultural gems’, a treasure hunt app.

This app aims to allow people to share and discover hidden cultural and creative treasures in cities across Europe.

We need your help

In the context of the development process, we are carrying out a short survey to better assess the needs and interests of potential users of the web app.

Please fill in the survey and help us shape an app that fits your needs.

The idea

The idea behind the mobile web app is to:

ERA Progress Report 2016 Cover
Feb 16 2017

The newly published European Research Area Progress Report 2016 benchmarks country performance using a set of headline indicators, including the JRC’s ‘Adjusted Research Excellence Index’.

2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index
Jan 25 2017

For the fourth time the JRC has been invited to contribute its statistical expertise to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), a global benchmark of attracting talent developed by the Institut européen d'administration des affaires (INSEAD) which was launched at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos on January 16th 2017.

Nov 28 2016

The European Semester 2016 Spring Package encouraged EU Member States “to ensure an environment that is conducive to investment and to remove barriers and bottlenecks to investment”.

Jun 15 2016
ENCATC, the European network on cultural management and policy*, launches the call for applications for the 3rd ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy and Cultural Management (the JRC is a member of the Steering Committee of the Award).
 
This annual award is granted to a recently published PhD thesis exploring, through comparative and cross-cultural research, issues at stake and taking a step from evaluative (descriptive) to comparative applied research.
Sep 16 2015

The JRC was invited for the fifth consecutive year, by the Cornell University, INSEAD business school and the World Intellectual Property Organization to conduct thorough conceptual and statistical coherence tests on the Global Innovation Index (GII) to ensure its reliability and transparency and to help deriving more accurate and meaningful policy recommendations.

The Europe 2020 Index: the progress of EU countries, regions and cities to the 2020 targets
Jul 02 2015

The regional focus on Europe 2020 co-authored by the Directorate General for Regional Policy and the JRC has been published.

Jun 22 2015

ENCATC has launched the call for applications for the 2nd ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy and Cultural Management.

This annual award is granted to a recently published PhD thesis exploring, through comparative and cross-cultural research, issues at stake and taking a step from evaluative (descriptive) to comparative applied research. In addition, the ENCATC Award is rewarded to a PhD thesis that can inform policymaking and benefit practitioners active in the broad field of culture.

Oct 25 2014

JRC Scientist, Sjoerd Hardeman, publishes a paper entitled “Characterizing and comparing innovation systems by different 'Modes' of knowledge production: a proximity approach” in the journal “Science and Public Policy”.

 

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