Joint Research Centre of the European Commission

As the European Commission's science and knowledge service, the Directorate-General Joint Research Centre's mission is to support EU policies through evidence-based scientific and technical advice.

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.

The JRC is a Directorate-General of the European Commission under the responsibility of Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth & Sport.

Its Board of Governors assists and advises the Director-General on matters relating to the role and the scientific, technical and financial management of the JRC.

The JRC is spread across six sites in five different countries within the EU.

Leadership and JRC organisational chart.

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