JRC support to the implementation, harmonization and further development

Administrative Arrangement with DG Enterprise and Industry

In 2005 the Directorate General Enterprise and Industry (formerly DG ENTR, now DG GROW) of the European Commission committed the JRC to assist in the implementation, harmonization and further development of the Eurocodes, along the lines of the Commission Recommendation 2003/887/EC. The following objectives were pursued:

According to a strategy for training and promotion discussed with partners, the JRC produced a collection of leaflets and booklets and organised a series of workshops.

Memorandum of Understanding 2008-2011

Starting from May 2008 and within a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with DG GROW, the JRC undertook actions aiming to:

Administrative Arrangements 2011-2014

A series of Administrative Arrangements was agreed for the period 2011-2014. The work to be carried out pursues three objectives:

Administrative Arrangements 2015-2017

A new 3-year programme for Administrative Arrangements on support to policies and standards for construction has been agreed with DG GROW. It encompasses the following objectives: