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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.

Hybrid and Electric Vehicles technology
Who hasn’t dreamt of mastering waves on a surfboard, in front of an astound audience? As cool as it may sound, such prowess had so far been the privilege of...

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...

Information Processing, Information System
What do smart cities and behavioural targeting have in common? Surely both consist in making the most of an increasingly connected world. But at first sight...

Data Processing / Data Interchange, Middleware
Maltese company Abertax is developing a system that monitors batteries without the need to delve into the recesses of engines. Effective energy storage is...

While smart thermostat are to be all the rage this winter among tech gadgets aficionados, the energy efficiency of households is still largely hampered by...

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...

Two years ago, Hurricane Sandy damaged more than 100 drinking water supply facilities and sewage treatment plants, leaving the state of New York, with an...

In April 2014, the Spanish government announced that utilities would have to bill electricity consumers per hour, something of course that will require...

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...

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.