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We foster a strategic, future-oriented and anticipatory culture in the EU policymaking process.

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Policy papers and projects relevant to Aggravating Resource Scarcity

EU Sustainable Development Goals - European Commission portal

EC Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre, (BKC)

EU Methodology for Critical Raw Materials Assessment: Policy Needs and Proposed Solutions for Incremental Improvements, DG JRC - Joint Research Centre.

MARS, monitoring of global agriculture resources and food security, DG JRC - Joint Research Centre,

European Soil Data Centre (ESDAC), DG JRC - Joint Research Centre

KnowSDGs platform - DG JRC - Joint Research Centre, European Commission

ICT4Water (public consultation on standardization, policies, technologies, circular economy and energy nexus principles)

Circular Economy (Partnership to identify innovative, feasible solutions for circular economy)


The Urban Water Atlas for Europe presents the state of water management in more than 40 European cities and regions, together with a number of overseas examples, DG JRC - Joint Research Centre, (2017) 

Investing in a smart, innovative and sustainable Industry - A renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy, European Commission, (2017) 

Non-ferrous Metals Manufacturing: Vision for 2050 and Actions Needed, DG JRC - Joint Research Centre, (2017) 

FOOD 2030: Research & Innovation for Tomorrow's Nutrition & Food Systems,  conference and proceeding, (2016)

Security of supply and scarcity of raw materials: towards a methodological framework for sustainability assessment (report), DG JRC - Joint Research Centre, (2013)