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By Dr. Eli Opper, EUREKA High-Level Group Chairman As part of the EUREKA Clean-Tech Action and in parallel to the EUREKA meetings held last week in Eilat, Israel, EUREKA hosted a panel at the 4th Annual Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference this past Wednesday. Israel’s southern-most city of Eilat was the backdrop for the event, where… » read more

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Governments obviously provide support to the riskier R&D phase of a company’s product development cycle, putting their trust in the private sector to provide further investment. One of the biggest challenges facing early-stage companies and even more mature enterprises, however, is how to best get their products and services to the market. At the same… » 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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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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Innovation Days in Lisbon – from Euronews The Innovation Days Exhibition was held in Lisbon and presented around 500 new technology projects from 300 exhibitors, the vast majority of which were Portuguese. The event, organised by the Portuguese Agency for Innovation, hosted around 40 EUREKA projects. The exhibition also included debates and round tables. According… » read more

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Innovation for Kids – from Euronews At the Innovation Days exhibition in Lisbon, researchers demonstrated a little electric car designed for disabled children. It is equipped with sensors which detect obstacles and can be controlled by pushing a series of buttons or simply by eye or head movements only. New computer programme “Petit Mozart” makes… » read more

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“The EUREKA network needs more funding if it is to become a successful business portal,” says Luuk Borg in a recent interview for the European Research and Innovation Review of The Parliament Magazine. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the lifeblood of the European economy. They are most capable of turning knowledge into growth, great… » read more

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The Portuguese Chairmanship of EUREKA and the Portuguese Innovation Agency, AdI are co-organising with the European Commission, on the light of the European Year for Innovation and Creativity, the Innovation Days Event, on 18-20 June. This event aims to promote the results of successful market-oriented R&D projects, boosting their economic exploitation and promoting new partnership… » read more

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