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  • Training course
    21-22 November, 2013
    Geel, Belgium
    The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) organise a training course on 21-22 November, 2013 on "GMO quantification: Proper Calibration and Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty". The training course will provide participants with the basis for the proper calibration of PCR methods used to quantify the GM content in food and feed samples.
  • Workshop
    18–20 November, 2013
    Kharkiv, Ukraine
    In the frame of the JRC Enlargement and Integration action, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) organises a three day workshop entitled "Metrology in Chemistry - Implementing the technical requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025".
  • Training course
    9-10 October, 2013
    Geel, belgium
    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability.
  • Workshop
    24-26 September, 2013
    Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia
    Scientific Workshop on the Emission of Prompt Gamma-Rays in Fission and Related Topics
  • Workshop
    9-11 September, 2013
    Amman, Jordan
    In the frame of the JRC Enlargement and Integration action, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) organises a three day workshop entitled "Metrology in Chemistry - Implementing the technical requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025".
  • Conference
    17-21 June, 2013
    Antwerp, Belgium
    The International Committee for Radionuclide Metrology is pleased to announce that its next conference will be hosted by the European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (EC-JRC-IRMM) in June 17-21, 2013.
  • Workshop
    14 March, 2013
    CEN&CENELEC Meeting Center, 17 Av. Marnix, Brussels
    Challenges and future directions for standardisation activities related to food analysis.
  • Workshop
    28-30 November, 2012
    Biarritz, France
    The workshop aims at providing a comprehensive overview of the dynamical aspects of nuclear fission and their consequences on the fission fragment properties. Contributions should highlight the advancement of nuclear fission theory and in particular of the emission of prompt neutrons and gamma rays.
  • 24 November, 2012
    European School, Mol
    On 24 November 2012 (Saturday) the first ever Greenlight@ESMol Day will take place at the European School of Mol. It is a daylong event (8.30 to 17.15 hrs.) promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (“STEM”) to 11-15 year old girls from the region. The European School of Mol and Greenlight for Girls are organizing this event in order to encourage increased participation in STEM studies and careers in the future.
  • 15-16 November, 2012
    Geel, Belgium
    On 15 November the JRC-IRMM will host a graduation ceremony for the 2012 graduates of the Euromaster 'Measurement Science in Chemistry'.
  • Workshop
    13-15 November, 2012
    Belgrade, Serbia
    The training workshop aims to provide detailed knowledge on methods and procedures in the application of gamma-ray spectrometry to environmental samples.
  • 10-11 October, 2012
    Geel, Belgium
    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is intended for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration and need to assess measurement uncertainties on customer’s demand or as requirement of ISO 17025.
  • Public event
    7 October, 2012
    Geel, Belgium
    Don’t miss the chance on Sunday 7 October 2012 to visit the Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) in Geel, Belgium.
  • Workshop
    14 - 16 May, 2012
    Braunschweig, Germany
    JRC-IRMM will have a booth.
  • Workshop
    26-27 April, 2012
    Geel, Belgium
    Upon invitation.
  • Workshop
    25-26 April, 2012
    Geel, Belgium
    Upon invitation.
  • Conference
    17-20 April, 2012
    Munich, Germany
    Analytica 2012 clearly focuses on innovative and applied product and system solutions for the entire laboratory in science, research and industry. Exhibits cover the entire value-added chain for laboratory technology, analysis and quality control, biotechnology, the life sciences and diagnostics in its full breadth and depth. JRC-IRMM is represented in this conference in booth number: A1 534.
  • Workshop
    22-24 November, 2011
    Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia
    The workshop aims at providing a comprehensive overview of the dynamical aspects of nuclear fission and their consequences on the fission fragment properties. Contributions should highlight the advancement in gamma-spectrometry with a particular focus on prompt gamma rays.
  • Workshop
    18 November, 2011
    Izmir, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, Dr. Ralf-Peter Kapsch (PTB), Dr. Achim Krauss (PTB) and Dr. Doğan Yasar (TAEK-CNAEM) will give three lectures on dosimetry for radiation therapy.
  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    12-13 October, 2011
    Geel, Belgium

    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is intended for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration and need to assess measurement uncertainties on customer’s demand or as requirement of ISO 17025. Further information is available in the course leaflet[77Kb].

  • Conference
    10-12 October, 2011
    Alden Biesen Conference Center, Belgium.
    This three-day convention marked the 10th anniversary of the TrainMiC® programme. TrainMiC® is a life-long learning programme developed by the JRC-IRMM, which provides a harmonised and specialised training programme on the requirements of ISO/IEC-17205 for laboratory personnel.
  • Workshop on advanced gamma-ray spectrometry
    Workshop
    20-24 June, 2011
    Ankara, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, Dr. Mikael Hult (JRC-IRMM) and Dr. Tim Vidmar (SCK-CEN) will conduct a workshop on advanced gamma-ray spectrometry at TAEK-SANAEM, Ankara. More information, including instructions for registration, are given in the workshop leaflet[148Kb].
  • Workshop on Quality Management in Radiotherapy
    Workshop
    17-18 June, 2011
    Istanbul, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, Prof. Guenther Hartmann from the German Cancer Research Center and TAEK staff will conduct a workshop on the topics of QA/QC for radiotherapy machines and treatment planning systems at the Nuclear Research and Training Center at Çekmece (ÇNAEM) and at the University of Istanbul, Institute of Oncology in Istanbul. More information is available in the workshop leaflet[158Kb].
  • Workshop on source preparation and instrument efficiency calibration in liquid scintillation counting
    Workshop
    6-8 June, 2011
    Ankara, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 3-day workshop entitled “Source preparation and instrument efficiency calibration in liquid scintillation counting” will be held in Ankara, Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet[124Kb] and the agenda[120Kb].
  • EMIT workshop S04-13: Dissemination of knowledge in the field of metrology in nanotechnology
    Workshop
    24-25 May, 2011
    Ankara, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 2 day workshop entitled "Dissemination of knowledge in the field of metrology in nanotechnology" will be held for 40-50 participants in Ankara, Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet[340Kb]. Registration will be possible from 8 April, 2011 via the JRC Events Registration System.

    Deadline for registration: 16 May 2011.  

  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    4-5 May, 2011
    Geel - Belgium
    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is intended for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration and need to assess measurement uncertainties on customer’s demand or as requirement of ISO 17025. Further information is available in the course leaflet.
  • EMIT workshop S04-14: Safety of food & feed – requirements of an analytical laboratory
    Workshop
    4-5 April, 2011
    Adiyaman, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 2 day workshop entitled "Safety of food & feed – requirements of an analytical laboratory" will be held for 40-50 participants in Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet[323Kb]. Registration will be possible from 4 March, 2011 via the JRC Events Registration System.

    Deadline for registration: 23 March 2011. 

  • EMIT workshop S02-01: Principles and application of isotopic methodology and metrology in chemistry to inorganic reference measurements
    Workshop
    15-17 March, 2011
    Gebze, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 2.5 day workshop entitled "Principles and application of isotopic methodology and metrology in chemistry to inorganic reference measurements." will be held for 40-50 participants in Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet[111Kb]. Registration will be possible from the 25 January, 2011 via the JRC Events Registration System.

    Deadline for registration: 25 February 2011.  

  • EMIT workshop S01-03: Certification of Reference Materials
    Workshop
    1-2 March, 2011
    Gebze, Turkey

    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a two-day workshop entitled "Certification of Reference Materials" will be held for 40-50 participants in Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet. Registration will be possible soon via the JRC's Events Registration System

    Deadline for registration: 18 February 2011.

  • EMIT workshop S04-04 to 09: Training methodologies in Metrology in Chemistry (according to TrainMiC®)
    Workshop
    22-24 February, 2011
    Trabzon, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 2.5 day workshop entitled "Training methodologies in Metrology in Chemistry (according to TrainMiC®)" will be held for 40-50 participants in Trabzon, Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet[1382Kb]. Registration will be possible from the 7 January 2011 via the JRC Events Registration System.

    Deadline for registration: 3 February 2011.

  • Research in nuclear sciences: impact on the citizen
    Conference
    9 December, 2010
    IRMM, Geel, Belgium

    The Belgian Nuclear Society, in association with SCK•CEN, the Institute for Radioelements (IRE), and the JRC, is organising a conference on nuclear sciences in physics and medical applications. The conference will take place at the JRC-IRMM in Geel, Belgium. The main purpose of the conference is to promote nuclear science and innovation and to demonstrate its impact on new technologies and health in Belgium and at international level. The programme addresses research in nuclear sciences, and with its applications in nuclear physics (neutron data measurements at JRC-IRMM), and for the production of radio-isotopes for medical application (production reactor at SCK•CEN and targets processing at IRE).

    Visit the conference website

  • Conference
    November 23-25, 2010
    Geel, Belgium
    The conference aimed at mapping out the current and upcoming measurement and testing needs for which challenging demands on reference materials are envisaged. Forward-looking presentations assessed the scientific and technological demands and developments for the design, preparation and certification of such measurement standards. The conference was organised under the auspices of the Belgian Presidency of the EU.
  • 26 October, 2010
    Geel, Belgium
    The first group of graduates of a new European Master's degree received their diplomas on 26 October 2010 at the JRC's Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) in Geel, Belgium. The degree, "Measurement Science in Chemistry", was based on training initiatives developed by JRC-IRMM.
  • Workshop
    25-28 October, 2010
    Krakow, Poland
    The workshop aims at stimulating the exchange of information between researchers in nuclear physics and engineering with an interest in contributing challenging nuclear data and measurements required to advance applications.
  • Roadmap for facilitating educational innovations in Metrology in Chemistry and Ionising Radiation
    Workshop
    October 20, 2010
    Turkey

    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 1-day workshop entitled "Roadmap for facilitating educational innovations in Metrology in Chemistry and Ionising Radiation" will be held for 40-50 participants. Further details are available on the project website.

  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    13-14 October, 2010
    Geel, Belgium
    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is intended for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration and need to assess measurement uncertainties on customer’s demand or as requirement of ISO 17025. Further information is available in the course leaflet[205Kb].
  • Preparation of certified reference materials
    Workshop
    October 5-6, 2010
    Turkey

    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 2-day workshop on the preparation of certified reference materials will be held in Turkey for approximately 40-50 participants. Further details are available on the project website.

  • Public event
    3 October, 2010
    Geel, Belgium
  • Workshop
    27-29 September, 2010
    Sinaia, Romania
    The workshop is organised in the frame of the JRC's enlargement and integration activities, and aims at providing a comprehensive overviewof the dynamical aspects of nuclear fission and their consequences on the fission fragment properties.
  • Training course
    May 6, 2010
    Marmara University and Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    These lectures are organised in the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey (EMIT) project, and will provide the audience with general knowledge on the proper selection and use of reference materials.
  • Training course
    May 4-5, 2010
    Gebze, Turkey
  • 5th Workshop of the EU Reference Laboratory for Mycotoxins
    Workshop
    March 10-11, 2010
    Geel, Belgium

    The EU-RL for Mycotoxins organises a workshop for the network of national reference laboratories (by invitation only).

  • 5th Workshop of the EU Reference Laboratory for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
    Workshop
    March 9-10, 2010
    Geel, Belgium

    The EU-RL for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons organises a workshop for the network of national reference laboratories. By invitation only.

  • DG SANCO – JRC Workshop on pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food and feed
    Workshop
    February 22-23, 2010
    Brussels, Belgium

    DG SANCO and JRC-IRMM hosted a workshop on pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food and feed in Brussels, Belgium on 22 February 2010. Following the workshop, the JRC arranged a scientific colloquium on analytical methods on 23 February 2010 at the IRMM for scientists interested in the discussion on possible methods for standardization to support prospective legislation on these alkaloids in food and feed.

  • Workshop
    February 9-10, 2010
    Geel, Belgium
    Between 2004 and 2006 the European Commission's Directorate-General for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO) appointed 40 Community reference laboratories. This scientific forum will identify and addres topics of common interest, including new challenges.
  • Workshop
    January 29, 2010
    CEN-CENELEC Meeting Centre, Avenue Marnix 17, Brussels
    CEN and JRC will jointly organize a workshop on 29 January 2010 in Brussels to discuss possibilities and requirements for the standardization of proprietary methods of analysis. Proprietary test kits are of considerable importance for routine control of food and feed safety and quality.
  • Workshop
    November 30 - December 1, 2009
    Geel, Belgium
    International workshop to identify the best approaches for meeting the challenges of organic food authentication.
  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    May 06-07, 2009
    JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium

    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is intended for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration and need to assess measurement uncertainties on customer’s demand or as requirement of ISO 17025. Further information is available in the course leaflet[98Kb].

  • Workshop
    April 28-30, 2009
    JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium
    Nuclear data measurements with fast neutrons. Organised within the EFNUDAT project which aims to integrate all infrastructure-related aspects of nuclear data measurements.
  • Horizontal Issues for Setting Standards for the Analysis of Food and Feed
    Workshop
    November 25, 2008
    Borchette Centre, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels

    The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission and the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) are pleased to announce a one-day workshop on Horizontal Issues for Setting Standards for the Analysis of Food and Feed. The workshop is being organised in the frame of CEN Technical Committee 275 on food analysis.

    A draft agenda[33Kb] is available, and participants should complete the registration form[45Kb] and send it to by Friday 7 November 2008.

  • NEMEA-5 - Nuclear data for sustainable nuclear energy
    Workshop
    October 27-29, 2008
    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    The fifth workshop on neutron measurements, evaluations and applications will be held in Slovenia. More information about NEMEA-5 on the CANDIDE site. Deadline for abstracts is 15 September 2008 and for registration 13 October 2008.

  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    October 15-16, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The course is suitable for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration. Deadline for registration 15 September 2008.

    Details and instructions for registration in the leaflet[78Kb].

  • Sports event
    September 12 - 15, 2008
    Nuclea Sports Ground, Mol, Belgium
    JRC-Geel-IRMM cordially invites the members of ASCERI to register for the Autumn Tournament of the European Research Centres
  • Operating as a Conformity Assessment Body
    Workshop
    June 16-17, 2008
    Zagreb, Croatia

    This workshop is organised within the CARDS Programme CROATIA 2004 'Development of national metrology, standardization, conformity assessment and accreditation system'.  Workshop leaflet[150Kb].

  • EC measurement comparisons for radioactivity in the environment and food
    Workshop
    June 10-12, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    JRC-IRMM is organising a workshop for the participants of the measurement comparisons for radioactivity in the environment and food. By invitation only. Workshop leaflet.[74Kb]

  • Neutron Resonance Analysis Summer School
    Summer school
    June 2-6, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The first Neutron Resonance Analysis Summer School will be hosted at the JRC-IRMM. Deadline for applications is March 15, 2008. Summer school info.

  • TRACE project - 4th Annual Meeting and Conference
    Conference
    April 23-25, 2008
    Torremolinos, Spain

    'Lost without TRACE - New approaches for tracing the origin of food': the 4 th annual conference of the TRACE project will take place in Torremolinos, Spain on the 23-25 April 2008. About the conference and registration: http://www.trace.eu.org/je/spain/index.php.

  • CRL for Feed Additives
    Workshop
    April 16-17, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The CRL for Feed Additives organises a workshop for the network of national reference labortories. By invitation only.

  • ESARDA Working Group on Techniques and Standards for Destructive Analysis- Workshop on measurements on minor isotopes in uranium
    Workshop
    April 10-11, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    Participation in this workshop by invitation only.

  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    April 2-3, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The course is suitable for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration. Deadline for registration 2 March 2008.

    Details and instructions for registration in the leaflet[186Kb].

  • Analytica 2008 - 21st International Trade Fair and analytica Conference
    Trade fair and conference
    April 1-4, 2008
    Munich, Germany

    See the analytica site. European Reference Materials booth A3 342.

  • CRL for Mycotoxins
    Workshop
    February 26-27, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The CRL for Mycotoxins organises a workshop for the nominated National Reference Laboratories. Participation is by invitation only.

  • CRL for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
    Workshop
    February 25-26, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The CRL for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons organises a workshop for the nominated National Reference Laboratories. Participation is by invitation only.

  • FEED SAFETY International Conference 2007 - Methods and Challenges
    Conference
    November 27-28, 2007
    Namur, Belgium

    The purpose of the conference is to give an overview of the latest legislative, scientific achievements and industrial progresses in the feed safety problematics. Oral presentations, posters and exhibition sessions are planned.

    Event website: FEED SAFETY International Conference 2007

  • Workshop
    October 16-18, 2007
    Prague, Czech Republic
    The fourth workshop on neutron measurements, evaluations and applications will be held in Czech Republic.
  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    October 10-11, 2007
    Geel, Belgium

    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishing traceability. The course is suitable for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration.

    Details and instructions for registration in the leaflet.

  • Public event
    October 7, 2007
    Geel, Belgium
    IRMM will open its doors to the public during the Open Bedrijvendag of Flanders. Iedereen is welkom om het IRMM te bezoeken tijdens de Open Bedrijvendag 2007.
  • Euroanalysis XIV
    Conference
    September 9-14, 2007
    Antwerp, Belgium

    The fourteenth edition of EuroAnalysis is organised by the Centre for Micro and Trace Analysis (MiTAC) of the University of Antwerp, and the Flemish Chemical Society (KVCV) in collaboration with IRMM. See the conference site.

  • 29th ESARDA ANNUAL MEETING
    Meeting
    May 22-24, 2007
    Aix en Provence, France

    The 29th ESARDA Annual Meeting will be a symposium on safeguards and nuclear material management. See the announcement at the ESARDA site.

  • Workshop
    October 25-28, 2006
    Borovets, Bulgaria
    The third workshop on neutron measurements, evaluations and applications will be held in Bulgaria.
  • TrainMiC trainers' event
    Meeting
    September 18-22, 2006
    Geel, Belgium

    The TrainMiC trainers meet in Geel.

  • Euro Food's Water 2006 - 4th international workshop on water in food
    Workshop
    March 27-28, 2006
    Brussels, Belgium

    For more information, see the workshop pages.

  • Workshop
    March 15-17, 2006
    Geel, Belgium
    IRMM is holding a workshop for all those interested in the measurement of uranium and other actinide isotopes in environmental samples.
  • International Workshop on Nuclear Data Needs for Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems
    Conference
    April 5-7, 2005
    Hotel Hilton Antwerp, Belgium

    For more information see the conference web site.

  • 7th workshop on Nuclear Measurements, Evaluations and Applications (NEMEA)
    Workshop
    5-8 November 2013
    Geel, Belgium
    The 7th workshop on Nuclear Measurements, Evaluations and Applications (NEMEA) focuses on international collaboration in nuclear data by hosting the kick-off meeting of the pilot project of the Collaborative International Evaluated Library Organization (CIELO). CIELO aims at fostering nuclear data advances by using the joint expertise of the nuclear data community under the auspices of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency. The meeting is organised by European Commission, JRC-IRMM, Los Alamos National Laboratory & OECD Nuclear Energy Agency. Read more on the OECD/NEA website.
  • second event test
    Workshop for new Member States, Candidate and Western Balkan Countries
    30-08-2007
    IRMM

    second workflow test --

  • test of workflow
    Workshop for new Member States, Candidate and Western Balkan Countries
    30-08-2007
    IRMM

    test of workflow notifications (by niels)

Past events

  • Training course
    21-22 November, 2013
    Geel, Belgium
    The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) organise a training course on 21-22 November, 2013 on "GMO quantification: Proper Calibration and Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty". The training course will provide participants with the basis for the proper calibration of PCR methods used to quantify the GM content in food and feed samples.
  • Workshop
    18–20 November, 2013
    Kharkiv, Ukraine
    In the frame of the JRC Enlargement and Integration action, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) organises a three day workshop entitled "Metrology in Chemistry - Implementing the technical requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025".
  • Training course
    9-10 October, 2013
    Geel, belgium
    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability.
  • Workshop
    24-26 September, 2013
    Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia
    Scientific Workshop on the Emission of Prompt Gamma-Rays in Fission and Related Topics
  • Workshop
    9-11 September, 2013
    Amman, Jordan
    In the frame of the JRC Enlargement and Integration action, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) organises a three day workshop entitled "Metrology in Chemistry - Implementing the technical requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025".
  • Conference
    17-21 June, 2013
    Antwerp, Belgium
    The International Committee for Radionuclide Metrology is pleased to announce that its next conference will be hosted by the European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (EC-JRC-IRMM) in June 17-21, 2013.
  • Workshop
    14 March, 2013
    CEN&CENELEC Meeting Center, 17 Av. Marnix, Brussels
    Challenges and future directions for standardisation activities related to food analysis.
  • Workshop
    28-30 November, 2012
    Biarritz, France
    The workshop aims at providing a comprehensive overview of the dynamical aspects of nuclear fission and their consequences on the fission fragment properties. Contributions should highlight the advancement of nuclear fission theory and in particular of the emission of prompt neutrons and gamma rays.
  • 24 November, 2012
    European School, Mol
    On 24 November 2012 (Saturday) the first ever Greenlight@ESMol Day will take place at the European School of Mol. It is a daylong event (8.30 to 17.15 hrs.) promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (“STEM”) to 11-15 year old girls from the region. The European School of Mol and Greenlight for Girls are organizing this event in order to encourage increased participation in STEM studies and careers in the future.
  • 15-16 November, 2012
    Geel, Belgium
    On 15 November the JRC-IRMM will host a graduation ceremony for the 2012 graduates of the Euromaster 'Measurement Science in Chemistry'.
  • Workshop
    13-15 November, 2012
    Belgrade, Serbia
    The training workshop aims to provide detailed knowledge on methods and procedures in the application of gamma-ray spectrometry to environmental samples.
  • 10-11 October, 2012
    Geel, Belgium
    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is intended for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration and need to assess measurement uncertainties on customer’s demand or as requirement of ISO 17025.
  • Public event
    7 October, 2012
    Geel, Belgium
    Don’t miss the chance on Sunday 7 October 2012 to visit the Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) in Geel, Belgium.
  • Workshop
    14 - 16 May, 2012
    Braunschweig, Germany
    JRC-IRMM will have a booth.
  • Workshop
    26-27 April, 2012
    Geel, Belgium
    Upon invitation.
  • Workshop
    25-26 April, 2012
    Geel, Belgium
    Upon invitation.
  • Conference
    17-20 April, 2012
    Munich, Germany
    Analytica 2012 clearly focuses on innovative and applied product and system solutions for the entire laboratory in science, research and industry. Exhibits cover the entire value-added chain for laboratory technology, analysis and quality control, biotechnology, the life sciences and diagnostics in its full breadth and depth. JRC-IRMM is represented in this conference in booth number: A1 534.
  • Workshop
    22-24 November, 2011
    Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia
    The workshop aims at providing a comprehensive overview of the dynamical aspects of nuclear fission and their consequences on the fission fragment properties. Contributions should highlight the advancement in gamma-spectrometry with a particular focus on prompt gamma rays.
  • Workshop
    18 November, 2011
    Izmir, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, Dr. Ralf-Peter Kapsch (PTB), Dr. Achim Krauss (PTB) and Dr. Doğan Yasar (TAEK-CNAEM) will give three lectures on dosimetry for radiation therapy.
  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    12-13 October, 2011
    Geel, Belgium

    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is intended for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration and need to assess measurement uncertainties on customer’s demand or as requirement of ISO 17025. Further information is available in the course leaflet[77Kb].

  • Conference
    10-12 October, 2011
    Alden Biesen Conference Center, Belgium.
    This three-day convention marked the 10th anniversary of the TrainMiC® programme. TrainMiC® is a life-long learning programme developed by the JRC-IRMM, which provides a harmonised and specialised training programme on the requirements of ISO/IEC-17205 for laboratory personnel.
  • Workshop on advanced gamma-ray spectrometry
    Workshop
    20-24 June, 2011
    Ankara, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, Dr. Mikael Hult (JRC-IRMM) and Dr. Tim Vidmar (SCK-CEN) will conduct a workshop on advanced gamma-ray spectrometry at TAEK-SANAEM, Ankara. More information, including instructions for registration, are given in the workshop leaflet[148Kb].
  • Workshop on Quality Management in Radiotherapy
    Workshop
    17-18 June, 2011
    Istanbul, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, Prof. Guenther Hartmann from the German Cancer Research Center and TAEK staff will conduct a workshop on the topics of QA/QC for radiotherapy machines and treatment planning systems at the Nuclear Research and Training Center at Çekmece (ÇNAEM) and at the University of Istanbul, Institute of Oncology in Istanbul. More information is available in the workshop leaflet[158Kb].
  • Workshop on source preparation and instrument efficiency calibration in liquid scintillation counting
    Workshop
    6-8 June, 2011
    Ankara, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 3-day workshop entitled “Source preparation and instrument efficiency calibration in liquid scintillation counting” will be held in Ankara, Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet[124Kb] and the agenda[120Kb].
  • EMIT workshop S04-13: Dissemination of knowledge in the field of metrology in nanotechnology
    Workshop
    24-25 May, 2011
    Ankara, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 2 day workshop entitled "Dissemination of knowledge in the field of metrology in nanotechnology" will be held for 40-50 participants in Ankara, Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet[340Kb]. Registration will be possible from 8 April, 2011 via the JRC Events Registration System.

    Deadline for registration: 16 May 2011.  

  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    4-5 May, 2011
    Geel - Belgium
    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is intended for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration and need to assess measurement uncertainties on customer’s demand or as requirement of ISO 17025. Further information is available in the course leaflet.
  • EMIT workshop S04-14: Safety of food & feed – requirements of an analytical laboratory
    Workshop
    4-5 April, 2011
    Adiyaman, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 2 day workshop entitled "Safety of food & feed – requirements of an analytical laboratory" will be held for 40-50 participants in Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet[323Kb]. Registration will be possible from 4 March, 2011 via the JRC Events Registration System.

    Deadline for registration: 23 March 2011. 

  • EMIT workshop S02-01: Principles and application of isotopic methodology and metrology in chemistry to inorganic reference measurements
    Workshop
    15-17 March, 2011
    Gebze, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 2.5 day workshop entitled "Principles and application of isotopic methodology and metrology in chemistry to inorganic reference measurements." will be held for 40-50 participants in Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet[111Kb]. Registration will be possible from the 25 January, 2011 via the JRC Events Registration System.

    Deadline for registration: 25 February 2011.  

  • EMIT workshop S01-03: Certification of Reference Materials
    Workshop
    1-2 March, 2011
    Gebze, Turkey

    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a two-day workshop entitled "Certification of Reference Materials" will be held for 40-50 participants in Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet. Registration will be possible soon via the JRC's Events Registration System

    Deadline for registration: 18 February 2011.

  • EMIT workshop S04-04 to 09: Training methodologies in Metrology in Chemistry (according to TrainMiC®)
    Workshop
    22-24 February, 2011
    Trabzon, Turkey
    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 2.5 day workshop entitled "Training methodologies in Metrology in Chemistry (according to TrainMiC®)" will be held for 40-50 participants in Trabzon, Turkey. Further details are available in the workshop leaflet[1382Kb]. Registration will be possible from the 7 January 2011 via the JRC Events Registration System.

    Deadline for registration: 3 February 2011.

  • Research in nuclear sciences: impact on the citizen
    Conference
    9 December, 2010
    IRMM, Geel, Belgium

    The Belgian Nuclear Society, in association with SCK•CEN, the Institute for Radioelements (IRE), and the JRC, is organising a conference on nuclear sciences in physics and medical applications. The conference will take place at the JRC-IRMM in Geel, Belgium. The main purpose of the conference is to promote nuclear science and innovation and to demonstrate its impact on new technologies and health in Belgium and at international level. The programme addresses research in nuclear sciences, and with its applications in nuclear physics (neutron data measurements at JRC-IRMM), and for the production of radio-isotopes for medical application (production reactor at SCK•CEN and targets processing at IRE).

    Visit the conference website

  • Conference
    November 23-25, 2010
    Geel, Belgium
    The conference aimed at mapping out the current and upcoming measurement and testing needs for which challenging demands on reference materials are envisaged. Forward-looking presentations assessed the scientific and technological demands and developments for the design, preparation and certification of such measurement standards. The conference was organised under the auspices of the Belgian Presidency of the EU.
  • 26 October, 2010
    Geel, Belgium
    The first group of graduates of a new European Master's degree received their diplomas on 26 October 2010 at the JRC's Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) in Geel, Belgium. The degree, "Measurement Science in Chemistry", was based on training initiatives developed by JRC-IRMM.
  • Workshop
    25-28 October, 2010
    Krakow, Poland
    The workshop aims at stimulating the exchange of information between researchers in nuclear physics and engineering with an interest in contributing challenging nuclear data and measurements required to advance applications.
  • Roadmap for facilitating educational innovations in Metrology in Chemistry and Ionising Radiation
    Workshop
    October 20, 2010
    Turkey

    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 1-day workshop entitled "Roadmap for facilitating educational innovations in Metrology in Chemistry and Ionising Radiation" will be held for 40-50 participants. Further details are available on the project website.

  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    13-14 October, 2010
    Geel, Belgium
    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is intended for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration and need to assess measurement uncertainties on customer’s demand or as requirement of ISO 17025. Further information is available in the course leaflet[205Kb].
  • Preparation of certified reference materials
    Workshop
    October 5-6, 2010
    Turkey

    In the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey project, a 2-day workshop on the preparation of certified reference materials will be held in Turkey for approximately 40-50 participants. Further details are available on the project website.

  • Public event
    3 October, 2010
    Geel, Belgium
  • Workshop
    27-29 September, 2010
    Sinaia, Romania
    The workshop is organised in the frame of the JRC's enlargement and integration activities, and aims at providing a comprehensive overviewof the dynamical aspects of nuclear fission and their consequences on the fission fragment properties.
  • Training course
    May 6, 2010
    Marmara University and Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    These lectures are organised in the frame of the Europe and Metrology in Turkey (EMIT) project, and will provide the audience with general knowledge on the proper selection and use of reference materials.
  • Training course
    May 4-5, 2010
    Gebze, Turkey
  • 5th Workshop of the EU Reference Laboratory for Mycotoxins
    Workshop
    March 10-11, 2010
    Geel, Belgium

    The EU-RL for Mycotoxins organises a workshop for the network of national reference laboratories (by invitation only).

  • 5th Workshop of the EU Reference Laboratory for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
    Workshop
    March 9-10, 2010
    Geel, Belgium

    The EU-RL for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons organises a workshop for the network of national reference laboratories. By invitation only.

  • DG SANCO – JRC Workshop on pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food and feed
    Workshop
    February 22-23, 2010
    Brussels, Belgium

    DG SANCO and JRC-IRMM hosted a workshop on pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food and feed in Brussels, Belgium on 22 February 2010. Following the workshop, the JRC arranged a scientific colloquium on analytical methods on 23 February 2010 at the IRMM for scientists interested in the discussion on possible methods for standardization to support prospective legislation on these alkaloids in food and feed.

  • Workshop
    February 9-10, 2010
    Geel, Belgium
    Between 2004 and 2006 the European Commission's Directorate-General for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO) appointed 40 Community reference laboratories. This scientific forum will identify and addres topics of common interest, including new challenges.
  • Workshop
    January 29, 2010
    CEN-CENELEC Meeting Centre, Avenue Marnix 17, Brussels
    CEN and JRC will jointly organize a workshop on 29 January 2010 in Brussels to discuss possibilities and requirements for the standardization of proprietary methods of analysis. Proprietary test kits are of considerable importance for routine control of food and feed safety and quality.
  • Workshop
    November 30 - December 1, 2009
    Geel, Belgium
    International workshop to identify the best approaches for meeting the challenges of organic food authentication.
  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    May 06-07, 2009
    JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium

    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is intended for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration and need to assess measurement uncertainties on customer’s demand or as requirement of ISO 17025. Further information is available in the course leaflet[98Kb].

  • Workshop
    April 28-30, 2009
    JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium
    Nuclear data measurements with fast neutrons. Organised within the EFNUDAT project which aims to integrate all infrastructure-related aspects of nuclear data measurements.
  • Horizontal Issues for Setting Standards for the Analysis of Food and Feed
    Workshop
    November 25, 2008
    Borchette Centre, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels

    The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission and the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) are pleased to announce a one-day workshop on Horizontal Issues for Setting Standards for the Analysis of Food and Feed. The workshop is being organised in the frame of CEN Technical Committee 275 on food analysis.

    A draft agenda[33Kb] is available, and participants should complete the registration form[45Kb] and send it to by Friday 7 November 2008.

  • NEMEA-5 - Nuclear data for sustainable nuclear energy
    Workshop
    October 27-29, 2008
    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    The fifth workshop on neutron measurements, evaluations and applications will be held in Slovenia. More information about NEMEA-5 on the CANDIDE site. Deadline for abstracts is 15 September 2008 and for registration 13 October 2008.

  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    October 15-16, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The course is suitable for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration. Deadline for registration 15 September 2008.

    Details and instructions for registration in the leaflet[78Kb].

  • Sports event
    September 12 - 15, 2008
    Nuclea Sports Ground, Mol, Belgium
    JRC-Geel-IRMM cordially invites the members of ASCERI to register for the Autumn Tournament of the European Research Centres
  • Operating as a Conformity Assessment Body
    Workshop
    June 16-17, 2008
    Zagreb, Croatia

    This workshop is organised within the CARDS Programme CROATIA 2004 'Development of national metrology, standardization, conformity assessment and accreditation system'.  Workshop leaflet[150Kb].

  • EC measurement comparisons for radioactivity in the environment and food
    Workshop
    June 10-12, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    JRC-IRMM is organising a workshop for the participants of the measurement comparisons for radioactivity in the environment and food. By invitation only. Workshop leaflet.[74Kb]

  • Neutron Resonance Analysis Summer School
    Summer school
    June 2-6, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The first Neutron Resonance Analysis Summer School will be hosted at the JRC-IRMM. Deadline for applications is March 15, 2008. Summer school info.

  • TRACE project - 4th Annual Meeting and Conference
    Conference
    April 23-25, 2008
    Torremolinos, Spain

    'Lost without TRACE - New approaches for tracing the origin of food': the 4 th annual conference of the TRACE project will take place in Torremolinos, Spain on the 23-25 April 2008. About the conference and registration: http://www.trace.eu.org/je/spain/index.php.

  • CRL for Feed Additives
    Workshop
    April 16-17, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The CRL for Feed Additives organises a workshop for the network of national reference labortories. By invitation only.

  • ESARDA Working Group on Techniques and Standards for Destructive Analysis- Workshop on measurements on minor isotopes in uranium
    Workshop
    April 10-11, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    Participation in this workshop by invitation only.

  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    April 2-3, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The course is suitable for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration. Deadline for registration 2 March 2008.

    Details and instructions for registration in the leaflet[186Kb].

  • Analytica 2008 - 21st International Trade Fair and analytica Conference
    Trade fair and conference
    April 1-4, 2008
    Munich, Germany

    See the analytica site. European Reference Materials booth A3 342.

  • CRL for Mycotoxins
    Workshop
    February 26-27, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The CRL for Mycotoxins organises a workshop for the nominated National Reference Laboratories. Participation is by invitation only.

  • CRL for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
    Workshop
    February 25-26, 2008
    Geel, Belgium

    The CRL for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons organises a workshop for the nominated National Reference Laboratories. Participation is by invitation only.

  • FEED SAFETY International Conference 2007 - Methods and Challenges
    Conference
    November 27-28, 2007
    Namur, Belgium

    The purpose of the conference is to give an overview of the latest legislative, scientific achievements and industrial progresses in the feed safety problematics. Oral presentations, posters and exhibition sessions are planned.

    Event website: FEED SAFETY International Conference 2007

  • Workshop
    October 16-18, 2007
    Prague, Czech Republic
    The fourth workshop on neutron measurements, evaluations and applications will be held in Czech Republic.
  • Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty
    Training course
    October 10-11, 2007
    Geel, Belgium

    This course provides participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishing traceability. The course is suitable for laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories who use reference materials for statistical quality control, method validation and calibration.

    Details and instructions for registration in the leaflet.

  • Public event
    October 7, 2007
    Geel, Belgium
    IRMM will open its doors to the public during the Open Bedrijvendag of Flanders. Iedereen is welkom om het IRMM te bezoeken tijdens de Open Bedrijvendag 2007.
  • Euroanalysis XIV
    Conference
    September 9-14, 2007
    Antwerp, Belgium

    The fourteenth edition of EuroAnalysis is organised by the Centre for Micro and Trace Analysis (MiTAC) of the University of Antwerp, and the Flemish Chemical Society (KVCV) in collaboration with IRMM. See the conference site.

  • 29th ESARDA ANNUAL MEETING
    Meeting
    May 22-24, 2007
    Aix en Provence, France

    The 29th ESARDA Annual Meeting will be a symposium on safeguards and nuclear material management. See the announcement at the ESARDA site.

  • Workshop
    October 25-28, 2006
    Borovets, Bulgaria
    The third workshop on neutron measurements, evaluations and applications will be held in Bulgaria.
  • TrainMiC trainers' event
    Meeting
    September 18-22, 2006
    Geel, Belgium

    The TrainMiC trainers meet in Geel.

  • Euro Food's Water 2006 - 4th international workshop on water in food
    Workshop
    March 27-28, 2006
    Brussels, Belgium

    For more information, see the workshop pages.

  • Workshop
    March 15-17, 2006
    Geel, Belgium
    IRMM is holding a workshop for all those interested in the measurement of uranium and other actinide isotopes in environmental samples.
  • International Workshop on Nuclear Data Needs for Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems
    Conference
    April 5-7, 2005
    Hotel Hilton Antwerp, Belgium

    For more information see the conference web site.

  • 7th workshop on Nuclear Measurements, Evaluations and Applications (NEMEA)
    Workshop
    5-8 November 2013
    Geel, Belgium
    The 7th workshop on Nuclear Measurements, Evaluations and Applications (NEMEA) focuses on international collaboration in nuclear data by hosting the kick-off meeting of the pilot project of the Collaborative International Evaluated Library Organization (CIELO). CIELO aims at fostering nuclear data advances by using the joint expertise of the nuclear data community under the auspices of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency. The meeting is organised by European Commission, JRC-IRMM, Los Alamos National Laboratory & OECD Nuclear Energy Agency. Read more on the OECD/NEA website.
  • second event test
    Workshop for new Member States, Candidate and Western Balkan Countries
    30-08-2007
    IRMM

    second workflow test --

  • test of workflow
    Workshop for new Member States, Candidate and Western Balkan Countries
    30-08-2007
    IRMM

    test of workflow notifications (by niels)

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