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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.

Information Technology/Informatics
Dreams can come true, especially if your name is Tim Berners-Lee. His vision of a “web of data” able to be processed by machines has left the realm of science fiction and entered the real world, as new applications, tools and business models give today’s “semantic web” its much-needed edge. One EUREKA project is in the thick of it.

Simulation, Simulation Engineering
On March 3rd 2009, Cologne’s Historical Archive building suddenly collapsed , taking a thousand years of public records with it. Two residents of the...

Agricultural technology
A new irrigation technology is helping plant growers in Europe in Europe save up to 30% of their normal water requirements. Hydrip ® combines a system of...

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...

Environmental Engineering / Technology
You will never hear it broadcasted on the airwaves, but AZ Radio, a project funded by the Eurostars programme, is likely to be a topic of conversation on 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.