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  1. Security of the supply chain

    Today in the world millions of shipping containers constantly travel and cross national borders. Cargo containers are considered as a weak link in the supply chain as they can be potentially exploited to defraud customs, introduce illicit cargo and breach ...

    25 February 2016

  2. Global food security

    According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) by effect of demographic growth and changes in diets and incomes, demand for food is likely to grow by 70% until 2050. The current outlook of increasing global demand is mirrored by considerable unc ...

    30 April 2014

  3. Energy security, systems and market

    A modern energy infrastructure is crucial for an integrated energy market and to enable the EU to meet its broader climate and energy goals. Europe must modernise and expand its energy network to absorb energy from renewable sources and secure supplies ev ...

    30 April 2014

  4. Security for privacy and data protection

    The JRC is carrying out research to assess new and emerging information and communication technologies (ICT) in respect to their impact and associated risks for the European citizen, with the aim to identify ways and measures to protect the citizen agains ...

    30 April 2014

  5. Non-proliferation

    Information collection and analysis of proliferation concerns play an increasing role in nuclear security in general and in nuclear safeguards in particular. The JRC considers different types of information to deal with security threats, mainly at nationa ...

    01 September 2015

  6. Global health security and support

    The Global Health Security Initiative is an international partnership of the G7 countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States), Mexico, the European Commission and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to strengt ...

    01 September 2015

  7. Combating illicit trafficking

    There is strong public support for nuclear security activities due to concerns about nuclear arms proliferation and the threat of nuclear terrorism, which is associated with illicit trafficking of nuclear material. The EU invests significant resources in ...

    01 September 2015

  8. Aviation security

    Aviation security refers to the prevention of acts of unlawful interference against civil aviation, such as seizure of an aircraft or placing a hazardous device onboard an aircraft. The JRC contributes to aviation security by providing scientific and tech ...

    30 April 2014

  9. Cybersecurity

    An increasing number of vital services depend on digital systems – commercial transactions, health, safety, security and others that contribute to our general well-being. Disruptions to these systems – through deliberate "cyber" attacks, natural ...

    30 April 2014

  10. Global safety and security

    Security is a pre-requisite for stability and growth. The Lisbon Treaty recognises that protecting the EU’s prosperity and security requires that the EU play an active role in tackling global challenges such as poverty, conflict and humanitarian disasters ...

    30 April 2014

  11. Nuclear safeguards and security

    Nuclear safeguards are measures to verify that states do not use nuclear materials to develop weapons and that they respect their obligations under international non-proliferation treaties. The development and implementation of safeguards and other nuclea ...

    30 April 2014

  12. Critical infrastructure protection

    The power grid, the transport network and information and communication systems are among the so-called "critical infrastructures", which are essential to maintain vital societal functions. Damage or destruction of critical infrastructures by na ...

    21 August 2015

  13. Crop yield forecasting

    Crop yield forecasts and crop production estimates are necessary at EU and Member State level to provide the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) decision makers with timely information for rapid decision-making during the growing season. Estimates of cr ...

    25 February 2016

  14. Summer school for satellite navigation enthusiasts and young specialists

    29 Jul 2016 From 19 to 29 July, the JRC site in Northern Italy has hosted 47 students, early-stage researchers and young professionals from 17 countries for the 10th edition of European Space Agency (ESA)/JRC International summer school on Global Navigati ...

    29 July 2016

  15. Maritime knowledge discovery and anomaly detection workshop

    05 Jul 2016 to 06 Jul 2016 Thousands of vessels cross EU waters and hundreds enter into EU ports every day, generating an overwhelming amount of tracking data and reports that make it possible to disguise illegal operations. Detecting steadily changing de ...

    04 July 2016

  16. Global Flood Partnership Conference 2016

    29 Jun 2016 to 01 Jul 2016 The 6th Annual Conference of the Global Flood Partnership will take place in Ispra on 29, 30 June and 1 July. Fifty flood experts from organisations like the JRC, NASA, ECMWF, the World Food Program, the Red Cross and Red Cresce ...

    24 June 2016

  17. European Interoperability Centre for Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids

    EU Interoperability Centre European Interoperability Centre The European Interoperability Centre for Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids combines four new, state-of-the-art laboratories, which bring together knowledge and test facilities in the areas of eff ...

    22 February 2016

  18. Distribution grids: new indicators and models to support a smarter energy system

    01 Jul 2016 JRC scientists have analysed the status of the European distribution system operators (DSOs) and built indicators and representative electricity distribution network models based on a comprehensive collection of data. The objective is to help ...

    01 July 2016

  19. Pilot Course for Mid-Career Security Managers in Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience

    21 Jun 2016 to 23 Jun 2016 The European Reference Network for Critical Infrastructure Protection (ERNCIP), in close collaboration with the Directorate General for Migration and Home Affairs, is organising a "pilot course for Mid-Career Security Manag ...

    26 May 2016

  20. Nuclear Forensics Practitioners Strengthen Best Practices and International Cooperation

    22 Jun 2016 More than 100 scientific and law enforcement experts from 37 countries and international organizations met under the auspices of the Nuclear Forensics International Technical Working Group (ITWG) June 6-10, 2016, in Lyon, France to strengthen ...

    22 June 2016

  21. Soil quality key for future food security, better data is vital

    20 Jun 2016 Future food security depends on a variety of factors- but better soil data could substantially help improve projections of future crop yields, a new study shows. To project how much food can be produced in the future, researchers use agricultu ...

    20 June 2016

  22. Migration and demography: new European Commission Knowledge Centre to better manage information and data

    20 Jun 2016 On 20 June 2016, the European Commission launched a new in-house virtual centre dedicated to migration and demography, which will bring together existing knowledge. It will also pursue research on future migration flows and population trends, ...

    20 June 2016

  23. Building a resilient Europe in a globalised world

    30 Sep 2015 Resilience determines the capacity to successfully deal with difficult events and to adapt and overcome adversity, and in a changing world creates stability, which in turn promotes job creation, economic growth and environmental sustainability ...

    28 October 2015

  24. JRC and IFPRI join efforts on food security and nutrition for vulnerable communities

    14 Jun 2016 The JRC and the US-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) have signed a collaborative research arrangement on building up the resilience of vulnerable and poor populations, and improving the livelihood of smallholder farmer ...

    14 June 2016

  25. Encrypted material: a challenge for law enforcement investigations

    10 Jun 2016 Encryption represents an important challenge for judicial investigations throughout Europe. Law enforcement authorities are increasingly collecting encrypted evidence material. The technical difficulties associated with decrypting this potenti ...

    10 June 2016