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JRC mission statement & work programme

Mission statement

As the science and knowledge service of the European Commission, our mission is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.


JRC work programme

General publications1 April 2021
JRC Work Programme 2021 -2022: Brochure

In this brochure, we illustrate what the JRC will be working on next two years with some short, concrete examples of both new and already ongoing activities.

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JRC Annual Report

General publications8 September 2022
JRC Annual Report 2021

The JRC's Annual Report gives an account of the activities, accomplishments and resources related to the JRC’s work carried out in 2021. As well as an overview of scientific achievements and activities, the report includes corporate initiatives and key facts and figures.

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We are doing science for policy

Knowledge and Democracy – Why evidence matters


Ex post evaluation of the JRC activities under Horizon 2020 and Euratom (2014-2020)

General publications18 November 2022
Ex post evaluation of the JRC activities under Horizon 2020 and Euratom (2014-2020)

The high-level panel carrying out the ex post evaluation of the JRC activities under H2020 and Euratom (2014-2020) has delivered its final report. It provides the independent assessment required by the regulations on the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) and on the Euratom Research and Training Programme.

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