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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.

Technologies for the food industry
A Dutch-Danish consortium believes Europeans and northern Americans will soon eat insects again like the Romans. Eureka spotted a sector worth gambling on.

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.

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Thanks to the innovation and hard work of six partner organisations, led by Germany’s GT Elektrotechnische Produkte, a new form of polyurethane gel called...

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...

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
When it comes to renewable energy the question is always the same: would it be a sustainable business if it was not heavily subsidised by public funds? In...

Micro- and Nanotechnology related to Biological sciences
Today, Precilens is a fast-growing company. Having generated a turnover of over 4 million euro in 2009, it now expects to double it by the end of the year, and...

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.