16 Mar 2012
President Barroso inaugurates the European Crisis Management Laboratory at the JRC Ispra site
On Friday 16 March, the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso accompanied by the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn inaugurated the new European Crisis Management Laboratory (ECML) which supports EU's interventions in areas struck by disaster around the globe. The new facility is equipped with state-of-the-art information technologies, providing a dynamic situational awareness for crisis and disaster preparedness and response on any location or event in the world.
More information are available on JRC website