Improvements in aligning environmental and climate monitoring in the Western Balkans but implementation is patchy.
1200 municipalities in the EU are marked by multiple attributes of lonely places, such as depopulation, poor access to services, slow internet connection. But solutions exist.
Today, the Commission organises a conference hybrid and in Brussels on the contribution of Artificial Intelligence in making key public services available online in the EU.
The Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS) celebrates a decade of operation as a world leader in emergency mapping, early warning tools and open-access disaster information.
Creating communities of practice, involving educators of different backgrounds, and allowing for personal reflexivity in a flexible curriculum are just a few elements that can make an intercultural classroom more inclusive.
A JRC-developed tool will help countries identify where best to build solar and wind energy installations
63 regions, seven cities and four Member States have been selected in the pilot project for Partnerships for Regional Innovation, an initiative developed together with the Committee of the Regions.
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has just released its 2021 Annual Report which provides highlights from how the organisation supported the European Commission’s political priorities, and key achievements from 2021.
A new taxonomy of classification criteria for prevention programmes across the EU will help take stock of existing initiatives and facilitate a harmonised approach.
Commissioner Gabriel meets representatives of villages and rural areas that host start-ups to discuss their needs to generate favourable conditions to attract businesses, pull investments for innovative projects, and create local job opportunities.
Pesticides residues in food must be safe for consumers and as low as possible, and therefore EU laws set Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for each pesticide in each food product. The JRC releases a new Certified Reference Material for pesticides in wheat.
The “Drought in northern Italy - March 2022” report offers an assessment of the evolution and impact of the 4-month long drought in the region, based on data from the JRC Global Drought Observatory (GDO) of the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS).
The European Commission today awarded first prize to Bjarke Ingels Group, BIG in an international architectural competition to choose a concept design for the future permanent site of the JRC in Seville (Spain).
The JRC’s status report of the EU Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL ECVAM), published today, describes JRC’s contributions to several of the actions set out in the Commission’s response to the Parliament in February 2022.
While the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to be dominated by the US and China, the EU has a worldwide revealed comparative advantage in several sophisticated AI-related sectors, the latest AI Watch Index reveals.
The rapid antigenic evolution of SARS-CoV-2 is likely to produce new, potentially more virulent variants. The lower severity of the currently dominant Omicron is a lucky coincidence, scientists from the JRC and the University of Oxford argue in a commentary published in Nature Reviews Microbiology.
Based on data from the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS), the European Commission’s “Advance Report on Forest Fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa 2021” offers a preliminary assessment of the evolution and impacts of last year’s wildfires in the pan-European region.
One year ago, the European Commission adopted a Recommendation asking EU Member States to put in place wastewater monitoring to track COVID-19 and its variants.
JRC publishes the 11th edition of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart, used for more than 60 years in physical sciences such as health physics and radiation protection, nuclear and radiochemistry, and astrophysics, and more recently in the life and earth sciences.
The number of people being diagnosed with cancer by 2040 in EU and EFTA countries is estimated to increase by 21% compared to 2020, according to JRC experts who studied the impact of population aging on the future cancer burden.