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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.

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...

Information Processing, Information System
For the automotive industry having the ability to predict how your latest product will behave once it is on the road is important. Understanding consumer needs...

Forming (rolling, forging, pressing, drawing)
Many of us drive a car every day and will be aware that to build a car, it takes more companies than just the car-maker. When it came to stamping sheet metal...

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...

Data Processing / Data Interchange, Middleware
The Attack is not always the best form of defence. Earlier this year the U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listed the top threats to the...

Environmental Engineering / Technology
The World Health Organisation estimates that in 2000, injections with contaminated syringes caused not only 21 million hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections...

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...

Optical Technology related to measurements
, Even a small spark of fire on an oil rig can turn into a deadly blaze if not promptly put out, as some of the worst industrial accidents have shown. No...

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.