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  1. Despite weather extremes EU-27 cereal production in 2013 expected to be higher than last year

    04 Jul 2013 This year total cereal production in the EU-27 is forecast to be well above 2012 levels and above the average of the past five years. This agricultural year has so far been marked by an unusually prolonged winter for western and central Europe ...

    04 July 2013

  2. Scientific Support to the Danube Strategy- High-level event co-organised by the European Commission and the Government of the Slovak Republic

    16 May 2013 Launched in June 2011, the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) aims to boost the development of the Danube Region. This macro-regional strategy relies on an integrated approach to encourage better policy development and the alignment of ...

    30 April 2014

  3. Commission consults on review of the Groundwater Directive

    05 Aug 2013 The European Commission has launched a consultation to gather views for the first review of the Annexes I and II of the Groundwater Directive. The annexes contain Europe-wide environmental quality standards for pollutants, a minimum list of po ...

    05 August 2013

  4. New method to analyse chemical contaminants in marine waters

    05 Aug 2013 The JRC presented its new multi-compound method developed for the analysis of polar organic chemical contaminants in marine water samples in a recently published article in the Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry journal. Polar – i.e. the m ...

    05 August 2013

  5. Commission launches e-consultation on family farming

    05 Aug 2013 The European Commission has launched an on-line consultation on the role of family farming with a view to identifying key challenges and priorities for the future. Contributions will feed the preparations of the European conference "Famil ...

    05 August 2013

  6. History of JRC-ITU

    Nuclear safety and security ...

    30 April 2014

  7. JRC support to the Covenant of Mayors

    24 Jun 2013 On the occasion of the 5 th anniversary of the Covenant of Mayors, the JRC has published an assessment report of this initiative, which involves more than 4600 local authorities in the field of sustainable energy development and climate mitiga ...

    24 June 2013

  8. New research facilities to support solar technologies in the EU

    24 Jun 2013 New facilities are being inaugurated today at the JRC's European Solar Test Installation (ESTI), located in Ispra. The upgraded laboratories allow ESTI to assess the performance of new and improved photovoltaic (PV) devices, to perform pr ...

    24 June 2013

  9. Hydrogen fuel blends: JRC analyses pollutant and GHG emissions reduction

    27 Jun 2013 Vehicles using a variable mixture of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and hydrogen (H 2) could reduce certain pollutant emissions by more than 80% in comparison to petrol-driven cars, according to the JRC report 'Evaluation of a Euro 4 vehicl ...

    27 June 2013

  10. JRC develops a testing strategy for unapproved variety of GM-wheat

    18 Jun 2013 Following the announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that an unapproved variety of genetically modified, herbicide resistant wheat was found in a field in Oregon, the JRC, as European Union Reference Laboratory for GMOs, was reques ...

    18 June 2013

  11. The burning truth – forest fires in Europe

    18 Jun 2013 An article on the main causes of forest fires in Europe, co-authored by scientists from the JRC and IRSTEA (French national research Institute of S&T for environment and agriculture), has been recently published in the Environmental Manage ...

    18 June 2013

  12. Space sector likely to use terrestrial fuel cell technology

    13 Jun 2013 The aerospace sector is likely to tap into the automotive hydrogen fuel cell technology in the years to come, according to an article co-authored by the JRC and the European Space Agency (ESA) in the scientific journal Acta Astronautica. The a ...

    13 June 2013

  13. Taking account of uncertainty in agricultural market projections- JRC analysis

    07 Jun 2013 The OECD–FAO 2013 Agricultural Outlook for the period 2013-2022 has been released yesterday. It projects a slow-down in the medium-term expansion of world agricultural production because of limited area expansion and slower productivity growth ...

    07 June 2013

  14. Current floods in central Europe: awareness and monitoring

    06 Jun 2013 Since beginning of June central Europe has faced, once again, severe flooding of the rivers Elbe and Danube and their tributaries with severe damage already reported. The flood waters are threatening to cause more damage as the flood waves tra ...

    06 June 2013

  15. Croatia: JRC info day

    05 Jun 2013 In the run up to Croatia's accession to the EU, which will take place on 1 July, the JRC has today organised an information day in Zagreb, in order to update the Croatian scientific and policy community about the different possibilities o ...

    05 June 2013

  16. Urban wastewater collection and treatment improving

    07 Aug 2013 Newer Member States, starting from a lower baseline, have also improved overall collection and treatment, despite lower compliance rates. The report shows that the vast majority (91 %) of the pollution load from the EU's big cities receiv ...

    07 August 2013

  17. 100th meeting of the JRC's Board of Governors

    20 Jun 2013 The JRC Board of Governors meets today and tomorrow in Brussels for the 100 th time. The role of these high-level representatives from 40 different countries (EU Member States and FP7 associated countries) is to assist and advise the JRC Direc ...

    20 June 2013

  18. International ICT patenting strategies: Japan leads in application numbers

    07 Aug 2013 Why does an American ICT firm file a patent application in Europe? And how come a Japanese company applies for a patent in the US? Half of the total patent applications nowadays are international patent filings. The JRC analysed the different ...

    07 August 2013

  19. May/June 2013 issue of the JRC newsletter

    05 Jun 2013 The latest edition of the JRC Newsletter has been published and can be downloaded here. This issue features an editorial by the Irish Minister for Research & Innovation, Sean Sherlock T.D. The cover story presents in detail the first Soil ...

    05 June 2013

  20. Air quality research at the JRC

    04 Jun 2013 The JRC conducts research activities to support climate change mitigation strategies and policies to improve air quality. They will be presented at the occasion of the EU's Green week, taking place between 4 and 7 June and devoted this ye ...

    04 June 2013

  21. Warning – counterfeit certified reference materials and certificates

    18 Jul 2013 How can you protect yourself from being a victim of counterfeiters? Does the product actually exist and are the certified values genuine? This can be most easily checked via the search engine in the reference materials catalogue.   Are you buy ...

    28 November 2013

  22. Latest EU greenhouse gas emissions data (2011): lowest levels since 1990

    04 Jun 2013 The JRC has contributed to the recently published ‘Annual European Union greenhouse gas inventory 1990–2011 and inventory report 2013’, prepared by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Climate Action, the European Environment ...

    04 June 2013

  23. Call for expression of interest- Experts for Certification Advisory Panels (CAPs)

    19 Jul 2013 The IRMM is renewing the appointment of experts for Certification Advisory Panels (CAPs), which participate in the review process during the certification of reference materials. Further information is available on the ' Calls and contrac ...

    19 July 2013

  24. EC-JRC and US-NIST renewed collaboration agreement

    25 Jul 2013 This new agreement expands on previous collaboration between NIST and the JRC- especially the JRC's Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) and is particularly relevant in the light of the currently negotiated Transatlan ...

    25 July 2013

  25. Supporting wastewater monitoring: a new certified reference material for heavy metals in wastewater

    01 Aug 2013 ERM-CA713 was specifically produced to include the four metals cited in the Priority Substances list (Cd, Hg, Ni and Pb) at concentration levels which are targeted to comply with the environmental quality standards (EQSs) referred in Directive ...

    01 August 2013