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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.

Water management is an expensive business. Drainage systems, including sewers, pumps and overflow basins, represent a massive investment for any city authority...

Punching, bending and laser-cutting are skills that underpin a huge European industry. This is no contact sport but a process that shapes sheet metal into...

Participants in EUREKA project E!1913 ALVAC have developed a prototype device to pour clean aluminium from the interior of a maintenance furnace into a mould...

The Lynx Award is presented to a company that has turned a EUREKA project into a marketplace success. Contronics Engineering B.V., winner of the 2002 Award,...

4ESP is the Electronical Stability Programme that helps you control a car when steering, braking and accelerating, especially in hazardous circumstances or...

The mass-production of a teacup should be a simple process, but it's taken aEUREKA project to find the solution to a problem that's preoccupied chinaware...

Measuring the tiny fluctuations in the properties of turbulent seawater is not an easy task. But the information, such as the temperature differences across...

SMEs are flexible, full of ideas, and react fast: they are lead by committed entrepreneurs and supported by motivated employees. Yet they may still lose out...

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.