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  1. EUFRAT Before you start

    Once an experiment is approved, all users participating in the experiments will get an invitation letter defining the conditions of their visit and the necessary documents to be provided. All users will be requested to complete and deliver security-relate ...

    02 June 2014

  2. EUFRAT Accepted proposals

    Below you will find information on the list of accepted proposals.   List of approved experiments- EUFRAT Call with deadline 30 June 2014     ...

    10 October 2014

  3. EUFRAT Contacts

    Address SN3S unit- EUFRAT EC-JRC-IRMM Retieseweg 111 B-2440 Geel, Belgium   Head of Unit SN3S Unit Wim Mondelaers Tel.:   +32 14 571 476 E-mail: Willy.Mondelaers@ec.europa.eu EUFRAT Secretary Carmen Cabanillas-Platero Tel.:   +32 14 571 411 E-mail: Carmen ...

    02 June 2014

  4. EUFRAT Forms

    EUFRAT application-form to submit a proposal for an experiment. Users interested in performing an experiment at one of the EUFRAT facilities must submit a proposal to the PAC. A proposal consists of this 2-page Application Form complemented with a detaile ...

    02 June 2014

  5. Organisation

    The JRC-IET has organised its competences around seven scientific units which group a range of competences relevant to the following specific issues of energy and nuclear safety technologies: energy conversion and storage, energy security, innovative tech ...

    10 October 2014

  6. EUFRAT- European facility for nuclear reaction and decay data measurements

    EUFRAT offers to external users researchers from the Member states and 3rd countries experimental possibilities at the JRC-IRMM nuclear facilities: the neutron time-of-flight facility GELINA, the Van de Graaff accelerator, the radionuclide metrology labor ...

    02 June 2014

  7. A new method to assess the quality of biodiesel

    03 Jun 2014 Biodiesel is obtained by transferring vegetable oils or animal fats into alkyl esters of their fatty acids. However, the amount of free glycerol as a by-product of the biodiesel production, together with remaining amounts of unreacted triacylg ...

    03 June 2014

  8. Interim storage of spent nuclear fuel: looking into the alterations

    03 Jun 2014 A JRC co-authored study has examined the evolution of components of spent nuclear fuel by comparing actual spent fuel with lab results obtained on fuel analogues in simulated, accelerated timescale. Most of the trends observed were found to be ...

    03 June 2014

  9. Research cooperation between the European Commission's Joint Research Centre and the Slovak Republic

    10 Jun 2014 The conference, co-organised by the JRC and the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic, will present the cooperation activities between the JRC and its Slovak partners including researchers, policy makers and ...

    06 June 2014

  10. IMEP-40

    Determination of total As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Ni, Pb, Se and Zn in seawater Ongoing 2014 Proficiency Test Open to All The IMEP-40 exercise focuses on the analysis of the trace elements As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Ni, Pb, Se and Zn in seawater ...

    08 October 2014

  11. Towards chemical markers for tracking the origins of plant-based biodiesel

    05 Jun 2014 Determining the origin of first generation biodiesels based on independent measurements requires the identification of one or more of the following: i) the raw biological material, ii) the geographical origin of the materials and iii) the manu ...

    04 June 2014

  12. PV Conference in Amsterdam

    22 Sep 2014 to 26 Sep 2014 The EU PVSEC is the largest international Conference for Photovoltaic research, technologies and applications, and at the same time a top international PV Industry Exhibitions. It gathers the global PV community to conduct busin ...

    04 June 2014

  13. New Ecolabel specifications approved for five product categories

    05 Jun 2014 New criteria to grant Ecolabel distinctions have been recently adopted for five products categories: Heating systems, bed mattresses, paints and varnishes, textile and absorbent hygiene products. All these product categories belong to the prio ...

    05 June 2014

  14. World Environment Day- JRC expertise on circular economy

    05 Jun 2014 Following the slogan of today's World Environment Day – Raise your voice not the sea level – the JRC has presented its activities on circular economy at the Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy which en ...

    05 June 2014

  15. School Food and Nutrition Policy and Evidence

    15 May 2014 The workshop on school food and nutrition policy in Europe is co-organised by the JRC, the World Health Organisation and Public Health Nutrition Research Ltd.   Objectives of the day Provide up-to-date findings on school food policy developmen ...

    06 June 2014

  16. Early warning of possible drought in the Greater Horn of Africa

    06 Jun 2014 A recent climatic early warning report on the irregular rainfall situation experienced in the current season by the Horn of Africa warns of a significant moisture deficit in large parts of the region. The report, which is based on satellite-de ...

    06 June 2014

  17. Chemical Lists Information System

    CheLIST Chemical Lists Information System In order to develop and assess computational and in vitro methods for predictive toxicology, there is a need to identify chemicals for which property data are available. The Chemical Lists Information System provi ...

    03 June 2014

  18. Proceedings

    The proceedings of the ICRM 2013 Conference were published, after a rigorous reviewing process, in a special issue of Applied Radiation and Isotopes, Vol. 87 (May 2014), pp. 1- 488. The proceedings are on-line available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/sc ...

    10 June 2014

  19. Sentinel-2 – great potential for science

    10 Jun 2014 The IES was very well represented at the 3-day Sentinel-2 for Science workshop last month, which brought together almost 400 stakeholders from all over the world to discuss the progress and prepare for the scientific exploitation of the upcomi ...

    10 June 2014

  20. Slovakia – tightening research cooperation

    10 Jun 2014 The JRC and the Slovak Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport are hosting a high level conference discussing research cooperation between the JRC and Slovakia today in Bratislava, with the participation of Dušan Čaplovič, Slovak Mi ...

    10 June 2014

  21. 6th International Summer School on Operational issues in Radioactive Waste Management and Nuclear Decommissioning

    08 Sep 2014 to 12 Sep 2014 The 6 th International Summer School on Operational Issues in Radioactive Waste Management and Nuclear Decommissioning will take place from 8-12 September 2014. The event is organised in co-operation with International Atomic En ...

    10 June 2014

  22. Making diet count in cancer prevention

    11 Jun 2014 Cancer risk factors can be reduced by correct nutrition and physical activity, which are key elements in all recommendations for cancer prevention, such as the European code against cancer. In a recently published report, JRC scientists screen ...

    11 June 2014

  23. Chemical lists information system launched

    12 Jun 2014 The JRC has launched an online tool to identify chemicals useful for the development and validation of alternative methods to animal testing. Individual chemicals are usually examined across many different research projects and are also regula ...

    12 June 2014

  24. Regional Experts Meeting on Non-proliferation Nuclear Forensics- Hanoi

    12 Jun 2014 “Regional Experts Meeting on Non-proliferation Nuclear Forensics” held in Hanoi 3-5 June 2014.   The European Commission Joint Research Centre, Institute for Transuranium Elements (JRC-ITU) and the United States Department of Energy, National ...

    12 June 2014

  25. 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