The European Commission has initiated Centres of Excellence to manage chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear risks, including two in Africa.
EU scientists are working to analyse and identify synthetic drugs, in a fight against a rapidly-growing market.
Gathering together communities dealing with disasters to manage disaster risk in a more coordinated way.
Nuclear terrorists can detonate a 'dirty bomb' without sophisticated weaponry. What exactly is this threat, and what can be done to prevent such attack?
Faces of JRC science
This research focuses on safety limits of nuclear fuels and cycles under normal and accidental scenarios, and on the fuels’ behaviour under harsh reactor conditions.