Eureka World of Innovation

Following an exciting week of meetings, networking and – even dancing – at the first NPC-HLG meeting held under the Israeli EUREKA Chairmanship in Tel Aviv in late October, it appears the EUREKA Network is off to a strong and promising year. The yearly forecast of collaborative R&D projects, generated by the National Program Coordinators… » read more

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Luuk Borg, Director of the Brussels based EUREKA Secretariat, discusses the prospects for the coming year. Under the Israeli Presidency, EUREKA looks set for rapid progress, a number of developments with new potential member nations and more. Mr Borg was interviewed at the 2010 European Business Summit in Brussels. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/LESVoa-qRQA” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Today – 25th June 2010 – Israel officially became Chair of the rotating presidency of the EUREKA Network. The handover from Germany took place in Berlin at the annual Ministers Conference. To accept the chair, Israeli Minister for Industry, Trade and Labour, Binjamin Ben Eliezer addressed the conference about his hopes for the coming year.… » read more

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Hanover, Germany, 19 April 2010— Even with Europe’s planes grounded, EUREKA’s participation at the annual Hannover Messe got off to a flying start today, with a visit by Federal Research Minister Annette Schavan to the EUREKA stand and a well-attended press conference led by European Parliamentarian Godlieve Quisthoudt-Rowohl, Walter Mönig, who heads Germany’s Chairmanship of… » read more

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VINNOVA, the main funding agency for EUREKA projects companies and research organizations wishing to participate in EUREKA projects, welcomes and supports the efforts to discuss and further develop Community innovation policies. VINNOVA also agrees with the general description of the importance of innovation for long term sustainable growth and as a mean to address major… » read more

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For the first time the European research initiative EUREKA will be represented with its own stand at the trade fair Research & Technology at the Hall 2 of the HANNOVER MESSE 2010 (19-23 April). This presentation underlines the strategic importance of the Innovations Market for Research and Development. As the Luuk Borg, Director of EUREKA’s… » read more

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The reasons behind Israeli technological excellence, reflected in its significant participation in R&D projects and its decision to assume the Chairmanship of EUREKA in the network’s 25th year of existence. How has Israel given birth to more cutting-edge technology companies listed on the NASDAQ than Europe and Asia together? How does such a small, young… » read more

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This first Norwegian-French-British 4-year project, labeled by EUROGIA+ and being funded by both Gassnova and French DGCIS cumulated more than 11 Million Euros. This is a major success which was all done within 9 months. If the Hurum site is found to be suitable, the project will go forward into its implementation phase (2010 –… » read more

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MaxCaps Research Project has been launched as a project within the European Medea+ (a EUREKA cluster) research programme. The research project aims at developing methods to integrate capacitors on silicon chips, thereby cutting the number of discrete capacitors at present mounted on printed circuit boards (PCB) by nearly 30 per cent. Designers can, by integrating… » read more

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This year’s Eurostars Funding Agencies Conference took place on Thursday 1 October in Brussels. Over 55 participants representing many of the Eurostars participating countries, funding agencies and representatives from the European Commission were present. Future cooperation of funding agencies, synchronisation and further involvement at a regional level were the main topics on the agenda. Luuk… » read more

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