Eureka World of Innovation

The EUREKA Secretariat (ESE) and the Research Directorate-General of the European Commission have officially signed a delegation agreement, enabling the ESE to manage the EU participation in the Eurostars Programme. This agreement was signed by Luuk Borg, Head of the ESE and Theodosius Lennon, of Directorate T at DG Research at the Secretariat’s Brussels office… » read more

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This was taken from the Israel Catalonia Chamber of Commerce: Israel belongs to the Asian continent, but when it comes to research and development the US and Europe seem closer to home. And like most countries operating in today’s global village, Israel relies on cooperation with industrial partners from the European Union and the US… » read more

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Annette Schavan, minister at the BMBF (Federal Ministry for Education and Research) today officially launched the German EUREKA Chairmanship year at the ‘World-Class Innovation through International Cooperation’ Conference in Dresden, attended by some 300 representatives of government, industry, academia and trade associations. “In these times of economic crisis, now is the moment for researchers and… » read more

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At the 2009 Innovation Days event in Lisbon, Blogactiv was able to speak to Jerzy Tokarski. Jerzy works for EUREKA NPC in Poland and displayed and explained some of the new products and innovations on the EUREKA stands. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/wLtBq49xAWw” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/0BgoHXujiOg” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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At the EUREKA Innovation Days event in Lisbon, Blogactiv was able to speak to Heinz Bruggemann. Mr Bruggemann is Director of Celtic Telecommunication Solutions in Heidelberg, Germany. He spoke to us about Eureka and the impact they have. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/K7fAaXs9Eqw” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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One of the most visual demonstrations at the 2009 Eureka Innovation Days event came from the Institute of Systems and Robotics in Lisbon. We spoke to Manuel Lopes about their very cool robotics technology and how their program is an example to innovators. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/iAyfwJb9QCo” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Blogactiv was able to speak to Joao Correia de Oliveira at the EUREKA Innovation Days event in Lisbon. Joao is Director de Projectos Especiais for aosol – a solar energy company. He explains some of the work and development of their new solar product. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/3JtuLUdQ30I” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Blogactiv was able to speak to a number of exhibitors at the 2009 Eureka Innovation Days event. One of these exhibitors was Jose Condeco, a researcher from the Chemistry division of Omnidea. He explained their work to us… [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/wGp3jymhVJU” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Blogactiv was pleased to be able to speak to Helena Afonso at the 2009 EUREKA Innovation Days event in Lisbon, Portugal. Helena represents a Portugese company called Revigres. They have developed an incredible new technology that enables ceramic tiles to be turned into solar panels! [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/jk5q3p7sxa0″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Blogactiv spoke to a number of exhibitors at the Innovation Days event in Lisbon, Portugal. EUREKA supports ideas on their merits which means that a very wide range of ideas and products were being represented. Renata Gomes was representing the University of Coimbra and their Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology and the Lino Ferreira… » read more

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