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  1. Model-based Development of Scenarios for a Sustainable Europe- Methodologies, assumptions and first results

    This report seeks to support the formulation and implementation of policies which help to steer the European Union towards a sustainable future. It charts out plausible development paths, assuming that such paths will have implications for the conceptuali ...

    13 May 2016

  2. The Digital Market for Local Services: A one-night stand for workers? An example from the on-demand economy

    This case study provides a snapshot of the dynamics in the digital market for locally provided personal services. Based on a case study for a Belgium platform with 14,113 identified workers and 9,459 posted tasks, the findings suggest that the current int ...

    06 April 2016

  3. Visions for the world in 2035

    28 May 2015 Within in the framework of the European Development Days (EDD15), the JRC organises a workshop with the 15 Future Leaders entitled 'Visions for the world in 2035'. For the occasion of EDD15, 15 young people from around the world, bet ...

    03 June 2015

  4. Human Settlement Mapping- Webinar

    04 May 2015 In view of the upcoming EU-CELAC Summit in Brussels, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) organises a webinar on Human Settlement Mapping for stakeholders in Latin America and the Caribbean. This webinar presents an innov ...

    01 April 2015

  5. Water scenarios for the Danube River Basin: Elements for the assessment of the Danube agriculture-energy-water nexus

    This report provides background material for the identification and elicitation of scenarios relevant for the futures of the agriculture-energy-ecosystems-water nexus in the Danube region. We present a summary of the regional climate scenarios available a ...

    12 February 2016

  6. Visions for the World in 2035

    The workshop “Visions for the World in 2035” was organised in the EU Policy Lab by the Foresight and Behavioural Insights Unit in collaboration with the European Development Days (EDD15). It hosted 15 Future Leaders between the ages of 21 and 26 who were ...

    23 January 2016

  7. Foresight 2025: integrated and fast-evolving standards key to innovation

    21 Apr 2015 A JRC foresight study suggests the European standardisation system should accelerate and rely on an integrated strategy. The study argues this is the only way standardisation will be able to keep pace with technological developments and societ ...

    04 May 2015

  8. 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

  9. European Foresight Platform

    EFP European Foresight Platform On this website there are numerous Briefs regarding the foresight and forecasting of different sectors. The EFP project aims at building a global network of networks bringing together different communities and individual pr ...

    30 April 2014

  10. Global Human Settlement Layer

    GHSL http://ghslsys.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ The main objectives of the Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) are: 1) To build a globally-consistent, multi-scale and detailed representation of built-up areas with free public access through standard protocols – no ...

    15 January 2015

  11. Engage today to shape tomorrow- 5th International Conference on Future-Oriented Technology Analysis (FTA)

    27 Nov 2014 to 28 Nov 2014 The focus of the conference is on the potential of Future-Oriented Technology Analysis (FTA) to "Engage today to shape tomorrow". The conference is open to practitioners, researchers, and decision makers from around th ...

    21 October 2014

  12. 2035: Paths towards a sustainable EU economy: Sustainable transitions and the potential of eco-innovation for jobs and economic development in EU eco-industries 2035

    This brochure presents an overview of the four scenarios developed by the foresight study on transitions towards a sustainable economy along with a brief presentation of the study process and conclusions. reqno_jrc97936_web brochure.pdf BONTOUX Laurent, B ...

    13 April 2016

  13. ERA Fabric Map: Third Edition The ERA and its instruments in the global landscape. A look at the present and at the future.

    The concept of the European Research Area, as originally defined, promoted increased co-ordination and cooperation among national research policies and programmes. Later on it was complemented by another ambitious objective, that of realising the fifth &q ...

    24 December 2015

  14. Space Weather Impact on the Scandinavian Interconnected Power Transmission System

    Geomagnetic storms (GMS) can seriously affect high voltage transmission power grids. More specifically, GMS can inject geomagnetically induced currents (GICs) into the power network, thus causing instabilities and eventually leading to grid collapse. Sinc ...

    10 December 2015

  15. Medium-term outlook for the EU agricultural commodity market. Proceedings from the October 2015 workshop

    The aim of the expert workshop “Medium-term outlook for the EU agricultural commodity market”, held in October 2015 in Brussels, was to present and discuss the preliminary results of the outlook of the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Develop ...

    01 December 2015

  16. Medium-term outlook for the EU agricultural commodity market: Proceedings from the October 2015 workshop

    The aim of the expert workshop “Medium-term outlook for the EU agricultural commodity market”, held in October 2015 in Brussels, was to present and discuss the preliminary results of the outlook of the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Develop ...

    05 December 2015

  17. Engage today to shape tomorrow

    01 Dec 2014 On 27-28 November in Brussels, the JRC organised a conference focusing on the strategic foresight, forecasting and assessment of future technologies. Steered by an international group of experts, the event become a common platform for some 400 ...

    01 December 2014

  18. A healthier future? Four research priority areas for food and diet

    27 Nov 2014 How can research in food and diets address how we will live and eat in 2050? By supporting the move towards individualised diets; by ensuring the sustainability of the future food system; by improving our understanding of links between food, n ...

    27 November 2014

  19. 107th Seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economists

    29 Jan 2008 to 01 Feb 2008 JRC IPTS, as scientific partner, and Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Seville) jointly organise the 107th Seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) on "Modelling of Agricultural and Rural Developmen ...

    30 April 2014

  20. European Communications Policy Research Conference (EuroCPR 2008)

    31 Mar 2008 to 01 Apr 2008 Innovations in communications: The role of users, industry, and policy The European Communications Policy Research (EuroCPR) Conference, hosted in 2008 by the JRC Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), is held a ...

    30 April 2014

  21. Technology Foresight for High-Level Decision-Makers

    14 Oct 2008 to 15 Oct 2008 Continuing the collaboration started in 2007, the JRC Institute for Prospective Technological Studies and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) organise a two-block Foresight training for high-level policy a ...

    30 April 2014

  22. Future-Oriented Technology Analysis conference

    16 Oct 2008 to 17 Oct 2008 Policy and decision makers have a rising need to look at the future. Future-Oriented Technology Analysis (FTA) provides a common umbrella for the foresight, forecasting and technology assessment research techniques and their res ...

    30 April 2014

  23. World Science Forum 2009

    05 Nov 2009 to 07 Nov 2009 The fourth World Science Forum takes place in Budapest on 5-7 November 2009. The Forum- focusing on "Knowledge and Future"- marks the tenth anniversary of the first World Conference on Science and will provide a strate ...

    30 April 2014

  24. 2nd European Conference on Corporate R&D (CONCORD-2010)

    03 Mar 2010 to 04 Mar 2010 The 2nd European Conference on Corporate R&D (CONCORD-2010), focussing on Corporate R&D – An engine for growth, a challenge for European policy, will be organised by the JRC's Institute for Prospective Studies (IPTS ...

    30 April 2014

  25. Workshop on the internationalisation of R&D

    25 May 2010 to 26 May 2010 The JRC is organising a two-day workshop on the internationalisation of Research and Development (R&D), in cooperation with Turkish partners METU TEKPOL (Middle East Technical University Science and Technology Policies Resea ...

    30 April 2014