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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.
The October issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin Crop monitoring in Europe and the Kazakhstan issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin global outlook series were published today
Javier Barbero joined the JRC in 2016. He holds an MSc in International Economics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and a PhD in Economics from the same university. His main research interests are spatial economics, eficiency and productivity, and computational economics. His current work in the REMO team focuses mainly on modelling development of heterogeneous firms, among other tasks.
Energy security, transportation development, clean connectivity and financing opportunities come under the spotlight at this year's edition of the Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), taking place on 18-19 October in Budapest.
Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, responsible for the JRC, and Corina Creţu, Commissioner for Regional policy, are attending the event, which was opened by Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister of Hungary.
The JRC has published an interactive European map with information on breast cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care for 35 countries. The map provides a Europe-wide snapshot to help the EU and Member States secure equal access to high quality care across the continent.