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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.

Medical devices technology (instrumentation, medical imaging, radiology)
Today in our western societies, around one person in 20 over the age of 65 suffers from Alzheimer's disease. It devastates lives, and places an immense burden...

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / TECHNOLOGIES
Traditionally the biotech industry used reusable glass or steel bioreactors to manufacture biopharmaceuticals. The required cleaning and sterilizing of glass...

Optical Technology related to measurements
The EUREKA research project OPTITUNE, lasted three and a half years and had a total budget of 1.3 million euro. Poul Svensgaard, who served as project leader...

Cytology, Cancerology, Oncology
EUREKA project E! 3172 NKSTIM has produced a new potential drug to stimulate cancer patients’ own ‘natural killer’ cells to attack and eliminate cancer cells;...

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EUREKA Project E! 2408 on Arctic Tourism set out to study the possibilities for sustainable tourism which will not threaten the delicate ecosystem. Four widely...

Railway Vehicles technology
EUREKA project E! 1841 EUROBOGIE is developing the use of glass fibre reinforced plastic springs and suspensions for railway wagons to offer increased payloads...

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.