The European Commission has initiated Centres of Excellence to manage chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear risks, including two in Africa.
The JRC’s EU Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL ECVAM) has an extensive experimental facility used for the development, validation and standardisation of in vitro methods.
The Joint Research Centre's Food Contact Materials laboratory in Ispra, Italy tests a wide range of materials that come in contact with our food for safe chemical leaching.
The Joint Research Centre works on disaster risk management, resilience for natural and man-made hazards, cybersecurity, data protection, and crime & terrorism prevention.
Gathering together communities dealing with disasters to manage disaster risk in a more coordinated way.