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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)
New 3D imaging can help reduce the number of men needing surgery for prostate cancer.

Software for transport, logisitics and human resources (Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP)
The planning software, developed through EUREKA research project PlannerOne, provides an affordable advanced planning and scheduling solution for SMEs in...

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...

Geothermal Energy
Train delays in the winter can be exasperating. Annoyance ranging from long waits in under-heated stations to travels in overcrowded wagons. Not to mention the...

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...

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...

Incineration and Pyrolysis
Stricter regulations have reduced the use of hazardous chemicals and heavy metals in industrial activities, but their legacy lives on in the environment,...

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...

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...

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...

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.