When it comes to car safety, most people think of seat belts and airbags. But modern cars depend more and more on software, sometimes supported by Artificial Intelligence.
Are we making the most of the massive amounts of data our satellites provide on our atmosphere, marine environment and land? How do we turn what we see into decisive policies?
The Knowledge Centre on Earth Observation makes sense of a wealth of data provided by the EU's satellites under the Copernicus program on the state and environment of our planet.
Since 2004, the UN and the EC have collaborated on a multi-hazard alert system calculating the impact of a disaster by satellite and coordinating the need for assistance on site.
How can we be sure of the quality and authenticity of our spices and prevent fraud on expensive spices such as saffron or powders that can be more easily falsified?
Discover the spray, developed by the JRC and used by Belgian police to train specialist dogs at airports.
This laboratory of the Joint Research Centre ensures the proper operation of all radiation protection instruments by electronic calibration and daily performance checks.
The narcotics laboratory at the Joint Research Centre provides scientific support to European Commission services in charge of new psychoactive substance legislation.
Some alien species become invasive and affect our native ecosystems. Citizens can help preventing the introduction or spread of alien species, and support by monitoring them.
The Joint Research Centre works on disaster risk management, resilience for natural and man-made hazards, cybersecurity, data protection, and crime & terrorism prevention.
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