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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.

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...

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...

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...

Within the framework of MERMAID – Marine Environmental Remote-controlled Measuring And Integrated Detection – an international team of scientists and engineers...

Virus, Virology, Vaccines/ Antiobiotics / Bacteriology
EUREKA project E! 3025 MONALISA has developed a new, completely natural alternative to using antibiotics in animal feed. Formerly used as growth promoters and...

Food Additives / Ingredients
Sedentary lifestyles and fast food diets are fuelling a disturbing rise in obesity in many western countries. Metabolic Syndrome affects one in five overweight...

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...

The EUREKA E! 2743 KERO project is driving key Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) certification for Wankel rotary engines in general aviation. Swiss project...

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.