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Accident prevention

The JRC carries out research aimed at preventing and mitigating industrial accidents and technological accidents due to natural disasters, as well as...

Aviation security

Aviation security refers to the prevention of acts of unlawful interference against civil aviation, such as seizure of an aircraft or placing a...

Border Security

The JRC border security research supports the Commission's plans towards stronger external borders, improved border management, and information exchange.

Critical infrastructure protection

Critical infrastructures include power grids, the transport network and information and communication systems. Protection of these infrastructures is...

Drones, counter drones and autonomous systems

The development of drone (unmanned aircraft systems - UAS) services supported by a competitive industry can strongly support Europe and contribute to the post-COVID 19 recovery and to the future resilience of the EU economy.

Nuclear safeguards and security

Nuclear safeguards and security measures aim to stop the proliferation of nuclear arms and illicit trafficking of nuclear and radiological materials...

Preventing industrial accidents

The JRC supports efforts to protect citizens from the disaster risks, both accidental and deliberate, of hazardous industrial installations. This work...

Security of the supply chain

Today in the world millions of shipping containers constantly travel and cross national borders. Cargo containers are considered as a weak link in the...