Joint Research Centre

As the Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre's (JRC) mission is to provide EU policies with independent, evidence-based scientific and technical support throughout the whole policy cycle.

IIASA works with JRC in the following areas:

01 June 2018
Global warming can be limited to 1.5°C by transforming how we move around, heat our homes, and use devices

Global warming can be limited to 1.5°C by unprecedented improvements in the energy efficiency of everyday activities, according to new research from an international team of scientists at IIASA. More

16 April 2018
New book looks at the future of population and migration

A new book from IIASA and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) examines potential future scenarios on population trends across the world, taking into account migration, fertility, mortality, education, and labor force participation. More

10 April 2018
Summer School on Evidence and Policy

IIASA, in collaboration with the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) and the Global Young Academy (GYA), is hosting a three-day summer school from 5-7 September 2018 bringing together researchers and policymakers to learn how to optimize the use of scientific evidence in policy making. The event is held under the auspices of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, with the support of the Austrian Ministry for Education, Science and Research and the Austrian Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs. More

15 January 2018
C-GLOPS: Copernicus Global Land Cover maps at a 100m resolution

The project aims to develop annual global land cover maps with a 100m resolution consistent over time, and has been tracking land cover changes since 2015. More

13 September 2016
LandSense: A Citizen Observatory and Innovation Marketplace for Land Use and Land Cover Monitoring

How can citizen-powered science coupled with mobile technology improve our understanding and governance of land use and land cover changes? More

27 July 2016
IIASA-JRC Centre of Expertise on Population and Migration

The Centre of Expertise on Population and Migration is a new research partnership between IIASA's World Population Program and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre that provides science-based knowledge on migration and demography to support EU policy. More

21 June 2016
Better soil data key for future food security

Future food security depends on a variety of factors – but better soil data could substantially help improve projections of future crop yields, a new study shows. More

20 June 2016
A new partnership for migration research

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (EC-JRC) have launched a new research partnership to provide science-based knowledge on migration and demography to support EU policy. More

17 May 2016
Launch event: Centre of Expertise on Migration and Demography

IIASA and the European Commission launched a new research partnership focused on migration and demography to support EU policy. More

07 December 2015
Future demographic trends and migration

Wolfgang Lutz will give a lecture on the future of demographic trends and migration at the Joint Research Institute (JRC) of the European Commission. More

30 November 2015
Large role for land in country climate pledges

An assessment of the individual country pledges for the Paris climate summit shows that agriculture, forestry, and other land-based factors will play an important role in emissions reductions. More

02 October 2015
Future demographic trends and migration

Wolfgang Lutz will give a lecture on the future of demographic trends and migration at the Joint Research Institute (JRC) of the European Commission. More

04 September 2015
IIASA and the JRC embark on an era of greater collaboration

IIASA and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) entered into an important agreement this week, pledging to enhance collaboration between the two organizations. Together, they kicked off this new era with a jointly organized workshop for EU scientists and policymakers to explore innovative strategies and methods for working at the science-policy interface. More

09 July 2015
Building a Resilient Europe in a Globalised World

IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat will participate in the annual conference of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) of the European Commission. More

19 May 2015
First Joint JRC-IIASA Summer School on Evidence and Policy

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and IIASA have collaborated to hold a three-day Summer School, bringing together researchers and policymakers to learn how to optimize the use of scientific evidence in policy making, which took place from 2-4 September 2015. Given the success of this Summer School, both organizations agreed to continue them on an annual basis. More

05 June 2014
Board of Governors of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission visit Vienna

As the European Commission seek to expand collaborations in Austria, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research, and Economy for research institutes and academia in Austria is hosting a delegation from the Joint Reseach Centre. As part of their visit IIASA Director General and CEO Prof. Dr. Pavel Kabat will present IIASA's work and recent research. More


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