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  1. The JRC and Central European University initiate scientific cooperation

    24 Jun 2016 On 24 June 2016, the JRC and Central European University (CEU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that establishes the basis for future collaboration in a series of areas of common interest. The two organisations will work together in ...

    24 June 2016

  2. Commission helps regions join forces to invest in industrial modernisation

    02 Jun 2016 On 2 June during the Smart Regions conference, the European Commission launched the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation. This new initiative offers hands-on support to regions to foster interregional cooperation based on ...

    02 June 2016

  3. Diversity in one dimension alongside greater similarity in others: Evidence from FP7 cooperative research teams

    Although diversity between team members may bring benefits of new perspectives, nevertheless, what holds a team together is similarity. We theorise that diversity in one dimension is traded off against diversity in another. Our analysis of collaborative r ...

    27 June 2016

  4. Hydrophobic perfluoro-silane functionalization of porous silicon photoluminescent films and particles

    Luminescent structures based on semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) are increasingly used in biomolecular assays, cell tracking systems, and in-vivo diagnostics devices. The functionalization of such structures with capping molecules providing controlled int ...

    16 June 2016

  5. Filling nanoporous polymer thin films: an easy route toward the full control of the 3D nanostructure

    A novel approach enabling the full control of the 3D nanostructure of polymer thin films is presented. An ordered nanoporous polymer film is obtained using a nanoparticlemonolayer as template. The pores are then filled with a second organic component via ...

    16 June 2016

  6. Strong attachment of circadian pacemaker neurons on modified ultrananocrystalline diamond surfaces

    Diamond is a promising material for a number of bio-applications, including the fabrication of platforms for attachment and investigation of neurons and of neuroprostheses, such as retinal implants. In the current work ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) ...

    16 June 2016

  7. Simulation of steam generator plugging tubes in a PWR to analyze the operating impact

    A number of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) with Pressurized Water Reactors (PWR) in the world have replaced their steam generators (SG) due to degradation of the SG tubes caused by different problems. Several methods were attempted to correct the defects of ...

    08 June 2016

  8. Plenary of the ECIBC 2015: Improving breast cancer screening, diagnosis and care in Europe

    09 Dec 2015 to 11 Dec 2015 The European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC) is built upon the principles of sustainability, continuity and the transparent inclusion of experts and stakeholders to develop a project that will have an impact on br ...

    26 November 2015

  9. TACIS INSC PHARE IPA Nuclear Safety

    TIPINS TACIS INSC PHARE IPA Nuclear Safety The TIPINS information system is a web-tool that contains a database of Nuclear Safety contracts financed by the European Union and implemented by DEVCO and ELARG. The main purpose of this tool is to provide an o ...

    13 August 2015

  10. Smart Stories- Implementing Smart Specialisation across Europe

    The insight that this booklet provides- thanks to the precious contribution of national and regional authorities- shows that smart specialisation has gone far beyond the mere fulfilment of the ex-ante conditionality criteria linked to Cohesion policy allo ...

    02 June 2016

  11. JRC and U.S. Geological Survey boost cooperation in earth sciences

    06 Jan 2016 The JRC and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have now concluded a comprehensive agreement to further scientific and technical exchange and increase the knowledge and capabilities of the JRC and the USGS in the field of earth sciences. New are ...

    06 January 2016

  12. Renewal of collaboration agreement between the CAIQ and the JRC

    20 Oct 2015 Today, 20 October, the Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine (CAIQ) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (EC-JRC) renewed their collaborative research arrangement (CRA) at the EU Pavillon of EXPO 2015. The first coll ...

    20 October 2015

  13. JRC Annual Report 2015

    Discover the work of the JRC in 2015 in our online annual report Report on the activities, accomplishments and resources related to the JRC’s work carried out in 2015. An overview is given of the scientific achievements and activities. lbna27501enn_new_2. ...

    14 May 2016

  14. New knowledge centre to help the EU minimise risk of disasters

    30 Sep 2015 On 30 September, the European Commission launched a new in-house centre to help EU Member States respond to emergencies, prevent and reduce the impact of disasters. Among its activities, the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre will offer ...

    30 September 2015

  15. Policy recommendations and cost implications for a more sustainable framework for European human biomonitoring surveys

    The potential of Human Biomonitoring (HBM) in exposure characterisation and risk assessment is well established in the scientific HBM community and regulatory arena by many publications. The European Environment and Health Strategy as well as the Environm ...

    06 April 2016

  16. Enhanced collaboration on evidence and policy with IIASA

    02 Sep 2015 On 2 September, Pavel Kabat, Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and Vladimír Šucha, Director-General of the JRC, signed a new research framework arrangement at the ...

    02 September 2015

  17. How Outward-looking is Smart Specialisation? Results from a survey on inter-regional collaboration in Smart Specialisation Strategies (RIS3), S3 Policy Brief Series No. 16/2016

    Smart specialisation (S3) emphasises the identification of niches, cross-sectorial innovation and solving societal challenges. With this comes a need for an outward-looking dimension, to find a region’s potential advantages in international markets, and t ...

    18 March 2016

  18. Cooperation with UCAR on atmospheric and climate change research

    09 Jul 2015 On 9 July, during an official trip to the US, Vladimir Šucha, Director-General of the JRC and Professor Antonio Bussalacchi, representing the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) signed a new research arrangement that aims to ...

    09 July 2015

  19. JRC expands its cooperation with EARTO

    23 Jun 2015 On 23 June, Maria Khorsand, President of the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO), and Vladimír Šucha, Director-General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Brussels. Building on existing c ...

    23 June 2015

  20. Scientific cooperation with Latvia strengthened

    23 Jun 2015 During the Latvian Presidency, on 23 June, Mārīte Seile, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia and Vladimír Šucha, Director-General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Brussels. The third signatory is the ...

    23 June 2015

  21. Food and gastronomy as elements of regional innovation strategies

    The paper discusses recent innovation and diversification paths in agro-food, specifically the linkage between food, territory and branding, the emerging phenomenon of Food Cities and increasing interest in healthier and more sustainable food products. It ...

    04 March 2016

  22. JRC and Slovakia strengthen co-operation

    05 Jun 2015 Today at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Prof. Pavol Šajgalík, President of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and Vladimír Šucha, Director General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The aim of the memorandum is ...

    05 June 2015

  23. African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Countries Environmental Observatory

    ACP Observatory African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries Environmental Observatory The ACP Environmental Observatory brings together a broad range of data and information to support Commission services and stakeholders in the African, Caribbean and ...

    16 March 2015

  24. Symposium on International Safeguards: Linking Strategy, Implementation and People

    20 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014 The purpose of the symposium is to foster constructive dialogue and information exchange between the IAEA Secretariat, IAEA Member States, nuclear industry representatives and technical experts (in particular, those involved in ...

    12 June 2014

  25. Spent Fuel Workshop 2014

    03 Sep 2014 to 05 Sep 2014 The spent fuel workshop aims to gather the world expertise to present the recent scientific studies on corrosion behaviour of spent nuclear fuel in repository conditions. It coincides with the annual workshop of the FIRST-Nuclid ...

    30 April 2014