Featured projects about SMEs

  • VISORSURF project has developed an app that will revolutionize Wireless efficiency

    The EIC Pathfinder project VISORSURF has developed planar materials with software-programmable electromagnetic behavior that will revolutionize wireless technology with an app.
  • MERLIN: Helping today's researchers create tomorrow's enterprises

    Do you have research results worthy of being exploited? But when it comes to the next stage of commercialising or setting up a company, are unsure of how to take the first step? MERLIN, as part of the EU’s Innovation Radar initiative, is your opportunity to take you and your research results to the next level.
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  • More photonic pilot-lines for Europe

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    The latest addition to the European photonic pilot-line projects has officially started with the launch of InPulse in January 2019. InPulse is the fifth EU-funded pilot-line to be launched in the past 3 years and focuses on indium phosphide Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) and subsystems.
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  • eHealth Hub Platform - the map of the European digital health ecosystem

    The eHealth Hub Platform is a free online catalogue mapping the ecosystem of IT companies, investors and other stakeholders like experts, corporates and business supporters active in the European digital health landscape.
  • New booklet shows how EU research and innovation funding impacts your daily life

    The European Commission has published a new booklet showing a few examples where EU support for research and innovation is making a real difference in the lives of citizens and society as a whole. It is aimed at all age groups so everyone can understand the good work EU funding can do.
  • A smoother road for tyre development


    A more advanced computer model and measurement approach enable manufacturers to more accurately predict tyre performance on the road. Developed by an EU-funded project, the model and approach could aid in the design of higher-performing, safer and quieter tyres and boost the industry's competitiveness.

  • Reading glasses relegated to the museum case?

    As people age, the more likely they are to be reaching for their reading glasses due to failing near sight or presbyopia. But thanks to EU research, contact lenses providing correct vision at all distances could be on the horizon.
  • Bathroom material beats solid wood and wood-based panels

    A long-lasting and cheap alternative to wood for use in bathroom furniture could be on sale soon, thanks to an EU-funded project that has developed an economic rival to imported materials.
  • New building material lets in light but keeps out cold

    The EU-funded BrightWall project has created a translucent concrete wall that allows in natural lighting without the associated loss of heat. This could help Europe cut its electricity usage to save money, conserve the environment and strengthen the economy.
  • SMEs to benefit from secure online payment technology

    An EU-funded project to design a simple and secure means of collecting online payments will enable more SMEs to efficiently and cost-effectively access the full potential of Europe’s burgeoning e-commerce market.


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