JRC's Whole Body Counter is part of the nuclear decommissioning unit's radiation protection laboratories and monitors radioactive contamination within the human body.
This laboratory of the Joint Research Centre ensures the proper operation of all radiation protection instruments by electronic calibration and daily performance checks.
The Joint Research Centre is by law in charge of radioactive measurements of the nuclear facilities. Find out in the photogallery what kind of equipement our scientists use.
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 JRC's Vehicle Emissions Laboratory based in Ispra comprises major testing facilities capable of conducting emissions tests on on-road vehicles and non-road machines.
Our service at the Joint Research Centre offers personal dosimeters for indoor radon measurements in workplaces. The Calibration Centre has been accredited since 1997
The narcotics laboratory at the Joint Research Centre provides scientific support to European Commission services in charge of new psychoactive substance legislation.
The molecular ecology laboratories of the Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy deal with molecular ecotoxicology and microbiology.
The nucleic acids analysis laboratory of the Joint Research Centre in Geel, Belgium, is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for conducting research in genomics.
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