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With its bottom-up approach, EUREKA supports the development of rapidly marketable innovative products, processes and services that help improve the daily life of everyday people. The commercialisation of the innovative products, processes and services from hundreds of successfully completed projects have added billions of euro to national economies.

Here is a selection of our best innovative R&D projects.

Food Processing
The family-run olive oil producer Rodau, based in Empordà, Catalonia, in the north-east of Spain, has just 10 workers. Yet its olive oil Dauro is already...

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The problem of how to prevent a chip from overheating has long challenged computer experts and almost all telecommunication companies have had to deal with the...

Micro- and Nanotechnology related to Biological sciences
The dynamic Netherlands-based company specialises in the sequencing of the human genome. Nothing new so far, as a complete mapping of human DNA was achieved in...

Food Microbiology / Toxicology / Quality Control
In 2006, Maria Otilia Carvalho, a researcher from the Tropical Research Institute of Portugal had an ambitious goal: to cut the huge losses of rice – a staple...

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Starting a car to find that the engine purrs like a well-fed cat draws a smile from the most hardened of drivers. One way of reducing the engine noise to an...

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Many activities in our daily lives use products and devices based on silicon chips - from computers and televisions to medical equipment and defense systems...

Construction Equipment
EUREKA project E! 2797 FACTORY MSETC (Mobile Self-Erecting Tower Crane) has successfully combined the technologies of mobile and self-erecting cranes to create...

Data Processing / Data Interchange, Middleware
EUREKA project E! 2774 FACTORY WELDERS' PASSPORT has created an online passport that enables skilled welders to move and work freely throughout Europe. "The...

Raising the productivity and competitiveness of European businesses through technology. Boosting national economies on the international market, and strengthening the basis for sustainable prosperity and employment.