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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.

Vitamin B12 is essential to human life. The body cannot make its own supplies and without an adequate dietary supply from animal sources or enriched cereals,...

E-commerce makes it possible for a customer to order a mix of books, CDs and videos which will be shipped within 48 hours. Increasing " B2C" (business-to-...

The European Union's response to recent public health crises such as the outbreaks of BSE and foot and mouth disease has prompted a EUREKA project to develop a...

The squeal of brakes is not only irritating and annoying, it's a growing environmental problem on Europe's roads and railways. Brake noise, in particular brake...

The world's oceans hold the key to our future electricity needs. And their potential for producing power has yet to be fully exploited in terms of sustainable...

Unexploded anti-personnel landmines litter the border between Croatia and what was once Yugoslavia. The mine-infested area spans more or less half of the...

The explosive growth in mobile phones has been supported by a similar growth in the underlying networks of base stations used to connect calls. This has...

A EUREKA funded project is making real progress in the fight against cancer of the large intestine. One of the three most common cancer types in western...

Laying water mains has always been a time-consuming job. Each section must be laid, joints welded, the interior checked for heat damage, and any damage...

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.