The tool for staff of EU institutions to explore science and innovation.
Specific technology watch systems to map areas of science and innovation.
Under construction. Will follow actors of innovation.
Under construction. Will follow innovation from territorial perspective.
As the European Commission's science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to support EU policies with independent and relevant scientific and technical knowledge. To support this mission, JRC has developed throughout the years competences in foresight, horizon scanning, and monitoring of innovation. In that context, IT tools are being developed by JRC to provide policy makers with relevant knowledge on various policy fields.
The TIM Technology tools aim at providing specific and relevant knowledge on innovation and technological development. Our objective is to offer the possibility to policy-makers to answer concrete policy needs related to innovation networks, impact evaluation of EU programmes, emerging trends and technologies, funding orientations, regional strategies, and other needs related to research and innovation policy.
We provide ready made IT solutions but also offers customized services. Our IT systems rely on the bridging of different datasets and on the use of text mining and computational linguistic techniques, such as semantic analysis, to treat and enrich individual data items with useful information. Datasets can then be explored from different angles by the users through various visualisations. As datasets are being updated regularly, the data visualised in TIM Technology are automatically and regularly refreshed.
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