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Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Source: Europa Nu.

This directorate-general provides the Commission with scientific advice and technical support in order to help formulate, implement and monitor a wide range of policies of the European Union. If requested it will advise the Council, Parliament and the member-states.

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) also conducts scientific research. In several centres throughout Europe a broad range of topics are researched, most of it focused on areas that respond to the major challenges that face the EU policy makers. Its main areas of research are nuclear energy, economics, sustainable development, security issues and crisis-management and developing common reference materials and measurements.

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Openstaande vacatures

sluitingsdatum titel en contract organisatie en plaats
26-06-2017 Bioassay for endocrine disruptor chemicals detection in aquatic environment Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Ispra)
28-06-2017 Development of a prototype emergency exit in a nuclear facility Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Karlsruhe)
29-06-2017 Analysis of bibliometric data for low-carbon energy technologies Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Petten)
30-06-2017 - Information and Communication Officer Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Petten)
03-07-2017 Multilingual Named Entity Recognition and Classification Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Ispra)
03-07-2017 Project officer - GNSS Security Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Ispra)
06-07-2017 Project Officer - Geospatial data analyst Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Ispra)
10-07-2017 Quantitative and/or Qualitative Analysis on Indicator Frameworks Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Ispra)
20-07-2017 Policy support to the sustainable and secure supply of raw materials to the EU (primary and secondary) social supply chain analysis Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Ispra)
20-07-2017 Project officer - Conflict Analysis Expert Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Ispra)
 

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Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 56 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
05.04.2016  Operation of the High Flux Reactor in the period 2012-2013.
Report com(2016)170
 
05.04.2016  Staff document to the document: 'Operation of the High Flux Reactor in the period 2012-13'.
swd(2016)101
 
04.04.2016  Approval of the Agreement between Euratom and India for research and development cooperation in the field of the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Decision com(2016)175
 
13.03.2014  EU efforts to strengthen nuclear security.
Working paper swd(2014)107
 
25.10.2013  Decommissioning Nuclear Installations and Managing Radioactive Waste: managing nuclear liabilities arising out of the activities of the JRC carried out under Euratom ...
Communication com(2013)734
 

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Legislation currently being implemented

There are 4 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
29.10.2015  Renewal participation of Euratom in the Framework Agreement for international collaboration on research and development of Generation IV nuclear energy systems.
Recommendation com(2015)547
 
21.05.2012  Adoption of the 2012-2015 High Flux Reactor supplementary research programme to be implemented by the Joint Research Centre for Euratom.
Decision com(2012)221
 
22.04.2009  Adoption of a supplementary research programme to be implemented by the Joint Research Centre for Euratom.
Decision com(2009)198
 
22.07.1991  Supplementary research programme to be implemented by the joint research centre for Euratom.
Decision com(1991)281
 

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Legislation in force

There are at least 8 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
23.02.2017  Adoption of the 2016-2019 High Flux Reactor supplementary research programme to be implemented by the Joint Research Centre for Euratom.
Decision com(2017)83
 
17.03.2010  Conclusion of the Agreement between Euratom (Euratom) and the Department of the Energy of the USA (USDOE) in the field of nuclear security research and development.
Decision com(2010)90
 
04.08.2008  Negotiation mandate authorizing the Commission to negotiate an agreement between Euratom (Euratom) and the Department of Energy of the USA (USDOE) in the field of ...
Decision com(2008)507
 
28.06.2007  One year extension of the supplementary research programme to be implemented by the Joint Research Centre for Euratom.
Decision com(2007)365
 
25.05.2005  Negotiation of the accession of Euratom (Euratom) to an international Framework Agreement among the Members of the Generation IV International Forum in the field of ...
Communication com(2005)222