The JRC's Thermal Electro-Magnetic Physical Equipment Stress Testing laboratory performs qualification tests on electronic equipment, which can be used for example in identification of animals and the traceability of animals and products.
The JRC's Van de Graaff facility houses six experimental set-ups, and provides a stable neutron field for more than a week without interruption.
Acronym: Van de Graaff
As the Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to provide EU policies with independent, evidence-based scientific and technical support throughout the whole policy cycle. Working in close cooperation with policy Directorates-General, the JRC addresses key societal challenges while stimulating innovation through developing new methods, tools and standards, and sharing its know-how with the Member States, the scientific community and international partners.