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High Frequency Technology, Microwaves
German a nd Israeli industrial R&D teams have pulled off a flying feat with their innovative bespoke radar system to help helicopter pilots navigate even the most difficult conditions. Successful test-flights demonstrated the system in action at low altitudes. Refits to the sensor hardware are now under way to make the radar fully flight-ready. As an innovation frontrunner, the stakes are high.

Automation, Robotics Control Systems
A European consortium found a way for stroke patients to recover dexterity in affected hands and arms.

Information Technology/Informatics
Dreams can come true, especially if your name is Tim Berners-Lee. His vision of a “web of data” able to be processed by machines has left the realm of science fiction and entered the real world, as new applications, tools and business models give today’s “semantic web” its much-needed edge. One EUREKA project is in the thick of it.

Simulation
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett in 2002 called derivatives “financial weapons of mass destruction” while Arthur Leavitt, former chairman of US regulator...

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...

Optical Technology related to measurements
The EUREKA research project OPTITUNE, lasted three and a half years and had a total budget of 1.3 million euro. Poul Svensgaard, who served as project leader...

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...