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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.

Micro- and Nanotechnology related to Biological sciences
Hungarian and Israeli biotech companies teamed up to tackle Crohn’s, an intractable inflammatory bowel disease that affects five million people worldwide. Its causes are uncertain. There is no foolproof cure and poor public understanding of the pain and chronic suffering it causes. But things are looking up thanks to the work of the Eureka PIP-4-CD team.

Food Technology
Lithuanian confectionery company Rūta and its EUREKA partners have developed the technology to use a range of little-known plant sources from the Baltic region...

Micro- and Nanotechnology related to Biological sciences
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), an estimated 322,000 deaths globally per year are linked to severe injuries from fire and in many of these...

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...

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...

Food Technology
Two years ago, a group of friends were enjoying a glass of wine in the Mosel region in south-west Germany when their conversation turned to the health benefits...

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,...

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...

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.