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  1. Challenges in transnational research programming: the role of NETWATCH

    JRC Scientific and Technical Research Report exploring the current use and future potential of NETWATCH and other related platforms in guiding and monitoring transnational R&I programming, towards increased societal impact and competitiveness. For Eur ...

    30 April 2014

  2. Mat-DB: A Web-Enabled Materials Database to Support European R&D Projects and Network Activities

    Fast access to product specific materials data is one of the challenges in materials technology in order to make full use of the available materials potential. Material databases in combination with the Internet are powerful means to address this issue. T ...

    30 April 2014

  3. Internationalisation of ICT R&D

    This report investigates the contrasting views on the process of R&D internationalisation. On the one hand, there is an abundance of anecdotal evidence of companies locating their R&D activities outside of their home countries in order to search f ...

    30 April 2014

  4. How accurate are electronic structure methods for actinoid chemistry?

    The CASPT2, CCSD, and CCSD(T) levels of wave function theory and seven density functionals were tested against experiment for predicting the ionization potentials and bond dissociation energies of actinoid monoxides and dioxides with their cations. The go ...

    30 April 2014

  5. Assessing Smart Grid Benefits and Impacts: EU and U.S. Initiatives

    In the last few years, initiatives on Smart Grids have been growing in number and scope on both sides of the Atlantic. A variety of projects has been deployed throughout Europe and US with different aims and results. Substantial public and private investm ...

    30 April 2014

  6. The European Commission Cooperative Support Programme: Activities and Cooperation

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) bases its technical and scientific programme on voluntary contributions from Member States, constituting the Member States Support Programme (MSSP). The European Commission Cooperative Support Programme (EC-SP ...

    30 April 2014

  7. IEA WIND- 2012 Annual Report

    Contribution to this annual report of the IEA Wind Implementing Agreement. Here the JRC, as representative of the Commission, exposes the achievements in wind R&D supported by the Commission programmes (FP7, IEE). Subchapters 2, 3 and 4 of chapter 20 ...

    30 April 2014

  8. The role of source of finance on the development of wind technology

    This paper contributes to the debate on the competitiveness and maturity of wind technology by carrying out an analysis on research investments and sales of a panel of 10 wind manufacturers over the period 2002?2011, examining the extent to which public a ...

    30 April 2014

  9. Validation of ASTEC v2.0 corium jet fragmentation model using FARO experiments

    ASTEC is an integral code for the prediction of Severe Accidents in Nuclear Power Plants. As such, it needs to cover all physical processes that could occur during accident progression, yet keeping its models simple enough for the ensemble to stay managea ...

    28 May 2015

  10. On the R&D giants' shoulders. Do FDI help to stand on them?

    We investigate the impact of outward FDI on the MNCs' technological leadership, meant as the capacity of entering and remaining among the top R&D world investors. The research hypotheses are formulated by distinguishing FDI in R&D ...

    24 June 2015

  11. ERAWatch Interactive Statistical Tool

    ERAWatch http://erawatch.jrc.ec.europa.eu/erawatch/opencms/data_analysis/ The ERAWatch Interactive Statistical Tool allows comparison of specific indicators within time, space and those sectors where data are available. ERAWatch is the European Commission ...

    15 January 2015

  12. Innovation Union Information and Intelligence System

    I3S Innovation Union Information and Intelligence System The Innovation Union Information and Intelligence system (I3S) is a web-based platform for all Innovation Union stakeholders. Its principal aim is to ensure that all stakeholders are well informed o ...

    30 April 2014

  13. 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

  14. R&D Scoreboard: Despite crisis, top EU firms continue to invest in innovation

    06 Dec 2012 The new edition of the R&D Scoreboard, published by the JRC and the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, shows that in the face of the continuing economic and financial crisis, major EU-based firms continue to rely on R&D f ...

    06 December 2012

  15. R&D: top EU firms increase investment by 6.1% in 2010

    18 Oct 2011 The 2011 "EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard" shows that EU companies' R&D bounced back with a 6.1% increase in 2010 after a 2.6% decrease in 2009. This reflected the global situation, where R&D investments incr ...

    18 October 2011

  16. JRC to play key role in Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Technology Initiative (JTI)

    24 Feb 2009 A cooperation agreement between the JRC and the European Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Technology Initiative (JTI), a public-private venture aimed at delivering commercially viable hydrogen energy and fuel cell technologies, has been approved ...

    24 February 2009

  17. JRC conference "Global ICT industry: changing landscape?- The future of European ICT R&D"

    19 Oct 2011 to 20 Oct 2011 The JRC Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) is organising an international conference on the changing global Information and Communication Technology (ICT) landscape and future of ICT R&D in Europe. The on ...

    30 April 2014

  18. R&D Scoreboard: top EU firms increase investment in innovation, but lag behind global competitors

    18 Oct 2011 The European Commission's 2011 "EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard" shows that R&D investment by top EU companies recovered strongly in 2010, with a 6.1% rise following a 2.6% decrease in 2009. However, data for the ...

    18 October 2011

  19. Top European corporate R&D investors set to increase innovation efforts by 5% a year

    10 Aug 2011 Top R&D investing companies based in the EU expect their global research and development (R&D) investments to grow by 5% annually from 2011 to 2013. This is more than double last year's expectations, and represents a significant u ...

    10 August 2011

  20. R&D and the economic crisis: top EU firms cut investment less than US rivals, but Europe still well behind

    26 Oct 2010 The European Commission's 2010 "EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard" shows that R&D investment by top EU companies fell by 2.6% in 2009, even though sales and profits fell much more, by 10.1% and 21.0% respectively. ...

    26 October 2010

  21. Digital Agenda: Information and Communication Technologies top total corporate R&D investment in Europe

    12 May 2010 Europe's Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector, accounting for just 4.8% of GDP, leads the way in private research and development (R&D) in the EU, with 25% of total investment and 32% of researchers working in the p ...

    12 May 2010

  22. Corporate R&D investment in 2008: a global increase with EU companies leading US and Japan

    16 Nov 2009 Worldwide corporate R&D investment increased by 6.9% in 2008, in spite of the economic crisis, according to the 2009 "EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard" published today. With an 8.1% increase, the R&D investment gro ...

    16 November 2009

  23. € 3.3 billion invested in Europe in R&D on low carbon technologies

    07 Oct 2009 A new Reference Report published by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) shows that €3.3 billion in R&D on low-carbon technologies were invested in the EU in 2007. Of this, 56% came from industry, a figure that rises ...

    07 October 2009

  24. All EU countries highly involved in fostering public transnational R&D collaboration

    21 Jan 2011 All EU Member States are highly involved in the ERA-NET scheme, the EU main initiative for fostering public transnational R&D collaboration. This is the main finding of the report " Mapping ERA-NETs across Europe: overview of the ERA- ...

    21 January 2011

  25. Is the Karlsruhe nuclide chart available on-line?

    Yes, since January 2012 the management of the nuclide chart has been licensed to Nucleonica GmbH – this company provides many online tools for analysing and interacting with the nuclide chart online. ...

    30 April 2014