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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

Last week I was in Madrid for the European Nanoelectronics Forum 2010, a conference sponsored by EUREKA’s CATRENE Cluster. CATRENE is a pan-European program supporting cooperative R&D projects in microelectronics. I was at the conference to give a presentation on the “Israeli Chairmanship’s Views of the EUREKA Clusters and CATRENE”, and while there had the… » read more

From listening to speeches by Israel’s Chief Scientist Dr. Eli Opper and the Israeli Minister of Industry, Trade, and Labor Binyamin Ben Eliezer, to test-driving electric cars produced by Israeli company Better Place, EUREKA delegates had an action-packed week this past October during the first NPC-HLG Meeting in Israel. The busy agenda certainly suited the… » read more

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.

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

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 […]

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

<!–[if !mso]> <! st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } –> 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 […]

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