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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.

Fuel cell, hydrogen production
Forklifts and similar material-handling vehicles pump out eight times more CO2 emissions than regular passenger vehicles. Danish and German specialists teamed up to bring these large diesel-powered workhorses into the 21st century thanks to developments in hybrid hydrogen fuel-cell technology.

Medical technology
A Czech eye surgeon is the man behind an invention to save patients pain from eye surgery. The product could be on the market soon thanks to his Czech and Slovak industrial partners on EUREKA project EYEINJECT.

Technologies for the food industry
Ali Ozbugday comes from a long line of entrepreneurs. The family was part of the revolution which, after decades of dependence on imports in the agricultural...

Fuel cell, hydrogen production
Maritime trade may be one of the oldest forms of transport, yet today cargo transported by the shipping industry represents roughly one-third of the value of...

Medical technology
In the late nineties, researchers from a promising yet volatile French SME in the medical sector decided to bet on their own horse. The seven founders teamed-...

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.