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This research topic covers areas such as

  • big data life-cycle including governance, validation and authenticity, interoperability and knowledge extrapolation
  • legal aspects i.e. data ownership, IPR, portability and retrieval, digital sovereignty
  • free flow of data, open data
  • space data
  • data interoperability
  • data for policy making
  • geospatial information management

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EU has comparative advantage in autonomous robotics, AI services

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.

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New Knowledge Centre on Earth Observation

The Commission has launched a Knowledge Centre on Earth Observation, to maximise the use of knowledge generated from Earth Observation, in particular...

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The JRC investigates how emerging technologies and digital trends affect the user’s safety and security in order to help forecast and tackle potential...

Cybersecurity research at the JRC provides support to the EU to respond to cyber-attacks and reinforce rules on personal data protection, as well as...

Digital Earth is a concept of an interactive digital replica of the entire planet that can facilitate a shared understanding of the multiple...

Quantitative evidence is needed on a regular basis in order to monitor progress and impact of ICT-related innovation. The JRC undertakes such mapping...