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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 Processing, Information System
And it’s not just the old classics that are selling. Many European countries have dynamic businesses that invent and sell dozens of new board games and new...

Finisher related to Textiles Technology
EUREKA project E! 4104 ECOPROMAT has developed a novel and environmentally-friendly type of matting for use in protection against the spread of contagious...

Storage of electricity, batteries
After 30 months of collaboration, project partners Abertax Quality Inc of Malta and Mentzer Electronic GmbH of Germany, with research support from the...

Aeronautical technology / Avionics
The EUREKA E! 3931 ASARP project has developed a small and cheap-to-build unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) intended to cut the cost of maritime search-and-rescue...

Visualisation, Virtual Reality
No one forgets their first 3D film experience. Some people first experienced the illusion of an extra dimension wearing red and green glasses inside an...

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

Gene - DNA Therapy
EUREKA project E! 3371 Gene Transfer Agents has made great advances in the development of novel non-viral carriers able to introduce genetic material into the...

Geothermal Energy
The chaos caused by a volcanic eruption in Iceland April 2010 and the dispersal of its ash cloud across European airspace was a reminder of the tremendous...

Automation, Robotics Control Systems
Many European countries have just endured their coldest, most protracted winter in decades, and the importance of a secure and reliable energy supply has never...

Photovoltaics
Homeowners who wanted to produce energy by capturing the sun’s rays through solar panels on their roofs used to have to put up with ugly add-ons to their...

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.