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17 July 1985

european r d c o operation in 1985
European R&D co-operation in 1985


The European Communities

(The European Coal and Steel Comunity

(ECSC), the European Economic Cummunity

(EEC) and the European Atomic Energy

Community (EAEC - Euratom)

  • COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) since 1971
  • First Framework Programme (1984-1988; budget: 3,750 B€)
  • EUREKA (17 July 1985; Inter-Governmental cooperation; ES, ESVO, Turkey, Commision ES)


The Council for

Mutual Economic Assistance

/Совет экономической взаимопомощи- СЭВ/

  • The Comprehensive Programme for Scientific and Technological Progress up to the Year 2000

(adopted in December 1985)

    • The Programme has boosted cooperation in science and technology
    • The Programme set forth 93 projects and 800 subprojects within 5 broad areas of research and development
technologies in 1985
Technologies in 1985

Technologies and office automation

  • Telefax devices just started their market life
  • Mobile phones didn´t exist and neighter did the internet
  • PC operated with 5.25 inch floppy disk and with hard disks of about 10/20 Megabites
  • Ordinary operating system for PCs was MS-DOS
  • PC sreens were black-white
  • Laser printers were just about introduced on market as high class product and very expensive
  • Software applications for accounting, warehouse, etc. were only tailor made and different for each hardware producer

from past to present

25 years of innovation support in Europe

Svatopluk Halada

EUREKA Secretariat, Brussels

West European reply for the US Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) – ´Star Wars Programme´

but aimed for civil applications


European industrial


and productivity

Bottom-up and flexible
  • Cross-border collaboration
  • Easy access to expertise
  • Faster access to funding
EUREKA milestones
  • 1985
  • 17 July 1985
  •  EUREKA established at the session leaded by President Miterrand held in Paris
  • 18 members: 17 countries and the Commission of the EuropeanCommunities
  • 5-6 November 1985

 Hanover meeting leaded by Cancellour Kohl

 Declaration of the Principles relating to EUREKA (Hanover Declaration)

 19 members

 The first 10 EUREKA projects announced

EUREKA milestones
  • 1986
  • EUREKA Secretariat created in Brussels as a small and flexible body or tasks force
  • to collect and disseminate information, thus offering the services of a clearing house
  • to assist enterprises and institues in establishing contacts with partners for EUREKA projects
  • to give support to meetings of the Conference of Ministers and of the High Representatives
  • to provide for continuity in the tasks to be performed
EUREKA milestones

1985 - 1990

Large scale projects (budget  200 Million ECU)

JESSI - Joint European Submicron Silicon

To reinforce position of Europe’s industry in semiconductor process technology, manufacturing and applications, and to become a key supplier to world markets

ESF - European Software Factory

Computer-aided system for the production of software (Software production environment)

HDTV - Compatible High Definition Television System

50 Hz HDTV system along an revolutionary development from the Mac-pocket concept


Easy to use automated personal computer-based system designated to meet

international standards and requirements; Instant reservations, ticketing and payment are a few of the advantages offered.

EUREKA milestones
  • 1985 - 1990
  • EUREKA - the most important multilateral
  • R&D programme in Europe
  • 402 projects generated
  • Total invesed budget 11,285 Billion ECU (“€“)
  • Participation more than 1 500 enterprises and research organisations
Unifying East and West … as early as1990

EUREKA invited Central and Eastern European countries to get involved

EUREKA milestones

1991 – 1995

Large scale projects (budget  200 Million ECU)

EPROM – Multi-megabit non-volatile memories

Industrialsation of integrated non-volatile memory

COSINE - Cooperation for open systems interconnection networking in Europe

Integrated computer communication network (associated server) equipment

FAMOS - European cooperation in the field of flexible automated assembly systems

EUREKA milestones
  • 1991 – 1995
  • Finishing of large scale projects delayed and not in all cases received expected results
  • EUREKA NIP status (in 1991) for EUREKA cooperating countries from Central and Eastern Europe
  • Higher number of projects generated by SMEs
  • Decreasing of EUREKA public funding in some member countries
  • New EUREKA members from Central and Eastern Europe
  • 1992 Hungary
  • 1993 Russia
  • 1994 Slovenia
  • 1995 Czech Republic, Poland
EUREKA milestones
  • 1996
  • Assessment of 10 years of EUREKA cooperation
  • EUREKA MC in Brussels declared future active strategy
  • To increase national public funding
  • To create possibilities of venture capital for EUREKA funding
  • Synergy and cooperation with EU Framework Programme
  • More intensive dialogue between industry and researchers
  • Globalisation and opening for cooperation with Third countries
EUREKA milestones
  • 1996 – 2000
  • Starting operation of EUREKA public website
  • e-Communication between ESE and National offices
  • Creation of EUREKA Cluster
  • Increasing number of SMEs participation (40% of project participants)
  • Brokerage events as important tool for generation of projects
  • New EUREKA members
  • 1997: Romania; 1999: Lithuania; 2000: Croatia, Latvia, Israel
EUREKA Clusters

European supremacy in critical ICT sectors

First EUREKA ICT Clusters

MEDEA, MEDEA+ microelectronics

ITEA embedded software

CELTIC telecommunications

EURIMUS microsystems

PIDEA interconnection and packaging

EUREKA milestones
  • 2000
  • 15 years of EUREKA cooperation
  • EUREKA MC in Hanover adopted Guidelines 2000plus
  • EUREKA Cluster projects strategic tools for European competitivenes
  • Small and medium enterprises playes important role for European innovations and job creating; they need special tailored services and simple access to funding
  • EUREKA made important role for involving of CEE countries in European research and innovation cooperation
  • EUREKA should improve contacts with industrial sphere and its strategic participation within the European Research Area
  • EUREKA Treasure Exhibition at EXPO 2000 in Hanover
EUREKA milestones
  • 2001 – 2005
  • Introduction of EUREKA Project Assessment Methodology (PAM) in 2003(co-ordinated national assessment of project according common rules; an incentive for investors to financing innovative results for market application)
  • EUREKA MC in Paris (2004)
    • to develop EUREKA´s role in the European Research Area
    • to prepare strategy for using of Art. 169 and 171 of the EU Treaty for funding EUREKA projects
    • to increase involvement of industrial representatives in the EUREKA framework
  • 22 billion euro invested for EUREKA projects in period 1985-2005
  • New EUREKA members
    • 2001: Estonia, Slovakia; 2002: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), Cyprus; 2005: Monaco, San Marino
Czech EUREKA Chairmanship
  • 2005/2006
  • EUREKA Chairmanship of the Czech Republic (07/2005-06/2006)
    • The first CEE country and non-founding member chairing the EUREKA Network
  • Chairmanship Programme
    • Listening to the industry
    • Building bridges
    • Reinforcing commitments
      • Major steps for finalisation of the Eurostars Programme
  • EUREKA Forum in Prague: 20th EUREKA Anniversary
EUREKA milestones
  • 2006 - 2010
  • Starting the Eurostars Programme (2007/2008)
    • The first European funding and support programme to be specifically dedicated to R&D-performing SMEs
    • A joint EUREKA-EU programme (2008-2013), combining:>National R&D programmes from 31 participating countries (300+ million euro already committed)
    • >Seventh Framework Programme (100 million euro committed)
      • >EUREKA Secretariat (20+ years of experience in networking of national R&D programmes)
  • New EUREKA members:
      • 2006: Malta, Ukraine; 2008: FYROM; 2010: Bulgaria
      • New NIP 2008: Bosnia and Herzegovina; New AC: South Korea
eurostars programme
Eurostars Programme

Adoption by the

European Parliament

10 April 2008

Eurostars exploits Article 185 of the Treaty on the Functioning of

the European Union (TFEU)

[ex Article 169 of the Treaty establishing the European Community]

requiring co-decision by the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers

Adoption by the

Council of Ministers

23 June 2008

what is eureka
What is EUREKA ?

EUREKA: Historical trends by number of projects

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What is EUREKA ?

EUREKA: Type of participants

*Including Eurostars data assumption for 2010

Includes all types of EUREKA projects (Individual projects, Clusters type and Eurostars projects)

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What is EUREKA ?

EUREKA: Type of technological areas

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What is EUREKA ?
  • In 25 years, EUREKA has endorsed more than 4000 projects for a total value of

29 B€

  • 3096 projects Individual projects; 567 Clusters type projects; 346Eurostars projects
  • 7.6 B€ for Individual projects, 21 B€ for Clusters type and 0.5 B€ for Eurostars

EUREKA:In figures

From 1985 to 1999, taking into consideration that projects above 20M€ were Cluster type. Includes assumption for 2010.

Over 40% of EUREKA participants are small and medium sized businesses

That’s THREE times more than the Framework Programme

25 years of success:

National administrations cite EUREKA as an idealmodel

Where is EUREKA going?

EUREKA MC in Berlin

June 2010

The EUREKA Strategic Road map

Response to new political conditions and current challenges

 European Research Area

 Globalization

 Financial crisis

Where is EUREKA going?

A key role to play in an integrated

European Research Area

Where is EUREKA going?


leading the race to innovation

Where is EUREKA going?

By working with the EU Framework Programme, EUREKA will continue to lead the way in market-relevant innovation

Where is EUREKA going?

Developing technology


encouraging innovation


European success in the global marketplace

Thank you for attention!

Svatopluk Halada

EUREKA Secretariat, Brussels

[email protected]