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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)
New 3D imaging can help reduce the number of men needing surgery for prostate cancer.

Medical devices technology (instrumentation, medical imaging, radiology)
Cancer accounts for more than 20% of all deaths in Europe. PET, Positron Emission Tomography , scanners are commonly used to take 3D images of cancerous...

Medical devices technology (instrumentation, medical imaging, radiology)
Scientific research is not a linear process. It is a succession of many errors, few discoveries, and, sometimes, misunderstandings. In the medical field, many...

Medical devices technology (instrumentation, medical imaging, radiology)
EUREKA project E! 3184 – Odysseus has developed systems to construct 3D images of individual patients’ livers, with their tumours or other pathologies, from...

E-Learning
The media reports of a Spanish 10-year-old who weighed 100kg and a British eight-year-old who weighed 89 kg struck a chord in many European countries. Although...

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...

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...

Medical devices technology (instrumentation, medical imaging, radiology)
When recovering from a laryngectomy, advanced larynx cancer patients often have difficulty in regaining the natural quality of speech they once had. Devices...

Satellite Technology / Systems / Positioning / Communication
High-speed Internet services, video conferencing and large volumes of data transfer can now be accessible to all at sea, thanks to developments made by EUREKA...

Satellite Technology / Systems / Positioning / Communication
The ARTSAFE project is developing data collection and communication services for protecting and monitoring high-value or hazardous objects. Its new radio...

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.