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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)
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...

Software for tourism
Even just 30 years ago we travelled slowly, quarrelling with partners and friends as we navigated using unwieldy paper maps. We booked hotels and campsites and...

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...

Water Pollution / Treatment
A constant and reliable source of clean, unpolluted water has become one of our most highly prized and strategically important natural resources. Supplies in...

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...

Water Pollution / Treatment
Boilers are an essential element of industrial processes. They need to be reliable and kept in good working order. With skyrocketing fuel and energy costs,...

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...

Railway Vehicles technology
EUREKA project E! 1841 EUROBOGIE is developing the use of glass fibre reinforced plastic springs and suspensions for railway wagons to offer increased payloads...

Laminate
Corrugated cardboard is an excellent packaging material that is widely used for transporting, storing and protecting goods. Through the new process developed...

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.