JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE
The European Commission's in-house science service
The JRC and cultural and creative industries may not be obvious partners, but science does have a key role to play in this sector, in particular in ensuring its continued growth and success. As the in-house science service of the European Commission, the JRC provides scientific support to policy.
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.