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.
The JRC developed the new certified reference material ERM-BB185; elements in bovine liver. Certified values are given for a selection of elements that allow control laboratories precise analytical measurements ensuring food safety.
The JRC just released a report clarifying the key concepts and terms used in the European Commission's nanomaterial definition. This will support stakeholders for the correct implementation of legislation making reference to the definition.
A recently published JRC-led article presents an innovative way of modelling marine nutrients that better reproduces observed phytoplankton biomass and ecosystem dynamics in productive areas.
The Future of Government 2030+ project brings citizens to the centre of attention, by opening the dialogue about the preferred models of government in the future.
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Another ASTM International standard describes the modified total evaporation method for determining uranium isotope abundances by thermal ionization mass spectrometry (C1832).
The JRC, together with the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, University of Washington (US), Bangor University (UK) and DTU Aqua (DK), gives a training course on genetics in support of fisheries and aquaculture management, which is based on theory, application and strategy.
The Joint Research Centre (JRC), with the support of the Fuel Cell Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU) organised a one-day workshop on 26th June 2018 at the Centre Albert Borschette in Brussels. The title of the workshop was "Green Hydrogen Opportunities in Selected Industrial Processes".
CONCORDi 2019, the bi-annual European conference on corporate R&D and innovation, launches a call for papers on issues related to the economics and policy of corporate R&D and innovation.
CONCORDi 2019 welcomes papers on two main core themes:
Examples of specific topics: