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Success stories

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.

Knowledge Management, Process Management
Dutch start-up Semlab set out to make Internet searches more sophisticated with the help of its Swedish, Turkish and Lithuanian partners. Traders are already...

Micro- and Nanotechnology related to physical and exact sciences
Ultrafast lasers are lasers that can shoot pulses of light so fast that they are measured in picoseconds, or trillionths of a second. With such a precise...

Food Technology
Lithuanian confectionery company Rūta and its EUREKA partners have developed the technology to use a range of little-known plant sources from the Baltic region...

Food Microbiology / Toxicology / Quality Control
Many European supermarkets offer loaves from around the continent - from the French baguette through to the Italian ciabatta and Germany’s dark pumpernickel...

Biotreatment / Compost / Bioconversion
Wastewater from ships, oil refineries and other petrochemical industries is heavily contaminated with toxic compounds. Stringent EU regulations apply to its...

Medical devices technology (instrumentation, medical imaging, radiology)
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Europe and early diagnosis is essential to save lives. Sixty million men alone aged 50 years and above are at...

Water Pollution / Treatment
Boilers are an essential element of industrial processes. They need to be reliable and kept in good working order. With skyrocketing fuel and energy costs,...

Recycling, Recovery
Many Europeans recently watched news images of the Italian city of Naples being stunk out by its own household rubbish. The scenario seemed hardly believable,...

Cultural Heritage
The EUREKA E! 2918 ONLINE CATALOGUE project has developed a cost-effective and easily configurable database system to simplify access to and management of...

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.