Joint Research Center (JRC)

The Joint Research Centre is the European Commission's science and knowledge service. Its mission is to support EU policies with independent, evidence-based, scientific and technical support throughout the whole policy cycle.

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About this programme

Located across five different EU countries in six sites Brussels, Geel, Ispra, Karlsruhe, Petten, Sevilla) the JRC hosts specialist laboratories and unique research facilities and is home to thousands of scientists working to support the EU policy.

Working in close cooperation with policy Directorates-General, the JRC addresses key societal challenges while stimulating innovation through developing new methods, tools and standards, and sharing its know-how with the Member States, the scientific community and international partners. The JRC collaborates with over a thousand organisations worldwide whose scientists have access to many JRC facilities through various collaboration agreements. The activities of JRC are largely funded through the EU’s budget for Research and Innovation.

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Testimonial

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Luciad - Geospatial software for mission-critical operations

Founded in 1999, Luciad serves clients in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Though it recently was acquired by Hexagon Geospatial, they kept an agile SME mindset. Thousands of end users work directly with Luciad’s geospatial applications, and major systems integrators (think Airbus Defense and Space, Lufthansa Systems, NATO, Thales…) incorporate its software in their own products.

NCP Flanders went to Leuven to interview Frederic Houbie, the Research Projects Manager at Luciad, about how he sees Horizon 2020. Luciad is a partner in the MARISA project, which is a collaborative RIA project submitted to an ICT call topic

 

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