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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.

Road Vehicles technology
In 2009, Oliveira, made one of the boldest moves of his life, he decided to launch VE, the first ever Portuguese electric sports car company. ‘The initial...

Road Vehicles technology
The EUREKA E! 3722 4 SAVE project has resulted in a design for high tech polyvalent rescue vehicles able to take paramedics to a disaster area and immediately...

Road Vehicles technology
The EUREKA E! 3734 i-StARS project is developing a compact, fully integrated and low-cost start-stop system for cars to replace conventional alternators in...

Sensor Technology related to measurements
The EUREKA E! 3379 CYPRESS project has developed a revolutionary cylinder pressure sensor design making it possible to optimise combustion in diesel engines,...

Diagnostics, Diagnosis
The EUREKA E! 2334 DIAGNOSTICS COCANAL project has led to the development of a new generation of monoclonal antibodies and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (...

Industrial Manufacture
Following on from the success of EUREKA project E! 2534 THERMOPOLE, which developed thermoplastic lampposts that save lives by bending on impact, EUREKA...

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.