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The Joint Research Centre is the Commission’s science and knowledge service. The JRC employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
  • JRC creates, manages and makes sense of knowledge and develops innovative tools and makes them available to policy makers 
  • JRC anticipates emerging issues that need to be addressed at EU level and understands policy environments 
  • JRC collaborates with over a thousand organisations worldwide whose scientists have access to many JRC facilities through various collaboration agreements
  • JRC’s work has a direct impact on the lives of citizens by contributing with its research outcomes to a healthy and safe environment, secure energy supplies, sustainable mobility and consumer health and safety
  • JRC draw on over 50 years of scientific experience and continually build our expertise in knowledge production and knowledge management
  • JRC host specialist laboratories and unique research facilities and is home to thousands of scientists 

For more information on the JRC please visit: 


The National Contact Point for the JRC in Malta is: 

Abigail Aquilina

+356 2360 2241

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This article was last updated on: October 26, 2023