Running Projects

Projects are the core business of EURIPIDES². The EURIPIDES² Board is granting the label twice a year. 84 projects worth 461 million Euros in R&D have been labelled under EURIPIDES and EURIPIDES² (2007-2016). All running and finished projects are listed below.

17-0907 MARS
Market Ready Self-sensing probes for wide range of applications in Scanning probe microscopy
30-Jun-2018 30-Dec-2020 30 months € 1,13
Germany: 50,90 %
Poland: 27,50 %
Czech Republic: 21,60 %

MARS targets the creation of self-sensing probes integrated with optical detection system for enabling different SPM modes and techniques. The developed probes consist on two complementary techniques NTR and Cantilevers with piezo resistive readout. The main objective is to improve the flexibility of the SPM to wide-range of scanning modes, materials and environments.

Compact High-Resolution Imaging Radar Sensors with Tuneable Phase Shifter and MIMO Arrays for Autonomous Vehicles, Autonomous Machinery, and Sustainable Mobility
01-Apr-2018 01-Apr-2021 36 months € 5,11
Spain: 8,60 %
Sweden: 46,90 %
Germany: 44,50 %

CHRISTMAS will develop and demonstrate cutting-edge mm-wave radar systems that enable the realization of future autonomous vehicles, machinery, and other related applications. We have assembled a world-class consortium with partners from each level of the complete value chain addressing all critical issues that are necessary to make current ultra-wideband (UWB) mm-wave radar platform advance into highly compact, robust, and competitive system solutions.

Eddy Current High performance Acquisition systeM with probEs based on uLtrasensitivE magnetOresistive array sensors for Non-deStructive evaluation, demonstrated on inspection of aircraft parts
01-Jun-2018 06-Jun-2021 36 months € 2,66
France: 73,60 %
Canada: 26,40 %

A consortium, gathering innovative SMEs, leading research centres and industrial end-users in aeronautics, propose to develop a smart solution composed of high sensitive sensors and its acquisition system for quality control of industrial parts. CHAMELEONS, a Non-Destructive testing (NDT) technique, will match the industry needs to overcome environmental and safety issues by replacing Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (FPI) methods, which have unsafe effects on human operators. The new inspection method for surface and near-surface control will be reliable and possible to automatize for robotized product quality control. The data will be traceable and enable high added value parts at high production rate, fitting to the industry 4.0 transition.

17-0902 Holistic ODS
Holistic Solution for Occupancy Detection in the Smart Living Spaces
01-Jan-2018 01-Jul-2020 30 months € 1,25
Turkey: 72,00 %
Canada: 28,00 %

HOLISTIC ODS aims to design electronic hardware with embedded software to address security and energy efficiency problems of modern internet-connected apartments, offices and hotel rooms. Specifically, our solutions will incorporate real-time occupancy data. Hence, one of the main technical objectives of this project is to detect and estimate the number of occupants in a room and/or building.

17-0811 EDISOHCS
Europe’s Dining Industry - Smarter Operations and Higher Customer Satisfaction
01-Aug-2018 31-Jul-2021 36 months € 0,909
Turkey: 74,00 %
Hungary: 26,00 %

EDISOHCS focuses on developing and applying innovative approaches in functions such as sensing meals, drinks and dining environment, transferring imagery data and performing near-real time analysis to communicate key information to staff and generating advises regarding the observed food and availability of tables and chairs. The project builds on in-house developed hybrid technology platform, as a cloud-based operations management for cafes, restaurants, bars and similar venues.

17-0810 SR4SR
Sensing Robotics for Smarter Biotechnology
01-Jan-2018 01-Jan-2021 36 months € 3,36
Turkey: 74,30 %
Portugal: 25,70 %

SR4SR is developing a cross-cutting system based on smart electronics to apply to biotechnological downstream processes. It will consist of a multi-functional robotic device equipped with sensors to actuate a wide range of biotechnological process.

17-0807 SPDMD
Smart Power Distribution and Management in Datacenters
01-Sep-2017 01-Sep-2020 36 months € 1,36
Turkey: 75,00 %
Portugal: 25,00 %

SPDMD strives to measure, analyse and improve the energy consumption in data centers, targeting a 6% reduction. A smart electronics system will be developed to collect key energy indicators (active-reactive power, total harmonic distortion and environmental conditions using sensors to measure temperature, humidity, air flow, air particle density, water, gas (CO, CO2).

17-0806 HARPSENS
Head Mounted AR Platform with Plug & Play Sensor Functionality
01-Jan-2018 31-Dec-2020 36 months € 1,59
Turkey: 72,00 %
Portugal: 28,00 %

HARPSENS will develop CYCLOPS and Smart Vest to become a full-fledged enabling technology for Industry 4.0 applications and a platform to build upon that is affordable and accessible to all industrial users while providing solutions for process enhancement in all major industrial settings.

17-0803 VLC4AS
Visible Light Communication for the Automotive Sector
01-Jul-2018 01-Jul-2021 36 months € 3,26
Turkey: 56,00 %
Spain: 44,00 %

VLC4AS is developping an innovative technological solution for vehicle-to-vehicle communication. The innovation will be based on the Visible Light Communication (VLC) systems, a wireless optical communication technology which makes use of the Solid State Lighting devices, more commonly known as LED lamps for data transference.

16-0704 AI@PP
Artificial Intelligence at Production Plants
01-Mar-2017 28-Feb-2020 36 months € 1,51
Turkey: 54,30 %
Spain: 45,70 %

AI@PP aims at developing Bluetooth and sensing devices LoRa related to artificial intelligence (AI) models to serve for the improvement of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such as time, energy consumed, final product quality in automated production plants.

INtegrated Big Data Platform with Machine Learning for infrastructure manaGEment and provisioNIng with multi SENSor Environments
02-Jan-2017 28-Jun-2019 30 months € 5,60
Portugal: 5,40 %
Spain: 46,00 %
South Korea: 20,10 %
Turkey: 14,50 %
Sweden: 14,00 %

INGENISENSE project aims to create a framework for developing smart sensors to easily operated and a cloud-based platform for Big Data infrastructure management and provisioning Machine Learning applications as reusable assets.

16-0605 SEPTIA
Smart and Efficient Power Transistors Using GaN Technology for Inverter Applications
12-Sep-2016 12-Sep-2019 36 months € 10,117 millions
Canada: 63,56 %
France: 36,44 %

The main project objective is to redefine power inverters based on the disruptive characteristics of GaN (Gallium Nitride) transistors to enable miniaturization, reduced costs and improved reliability, while forging strong Canadian/European leadership on high-power electronics.


16-0604 CORE-UV
Embedded Wavelength Control of Real Deep UV DPSS Lasers
01-Sep-2016 01-Sep-2019 36 months € 1,2 millions
Germany: 55,93 %
France: 44,07 %

The aim of the CORE-UV project is to develop an innovative deep UV solid-state laser source at 248 nm wavelength for the semi-conductor industry for means of their cutting edge quality control. This laser is based on two innovative and complementary technologies (solid state laser by frequency mixing and wavelength monitoring by SWIFTS technology), and a market needs to reduce the number of defective goods in production lines. This reduction saves raw materials, energy and costs.

16-0601 SMARTBUS
Smart Integrated Solution for Public Transportation Bus Fleets
01-Jan-2017 01-Mar-2019 27 months € 1,235 M€
Turkey: 72,87 %
United Kingdom: 27,13 %

The aim of this project is to build a Smart Integrated Platform for the needs of inner-city Public Transportation Bus Fleets and additionally propose open communication standards for on-board component interfaces and back office services.

15-0505 ILSA
Intelligent LED Lighting System with Advanced Wireless Control and Supervision
01-Apr-2016 01-Oct-2018 30 months € 1,14 millions
Norway: 47,40 %
Romania: 27,80 %
Hungary: 24,80 %

Improve, test and validate a LED lamp for external illumination including the integration of smart sensors in the device, to provide real-time data via wireless communication and a remote monitoring and control system.

15-0504 Oddo Smart Plus
Highly Comfortable, Mass Producible, Premade Passive Houses
01-Apr-2016 01-Oct-2018 30 months € 0,879 M€
Romania: 57,70 %
Hungary: 42,30 %

Development of a complex building energy system with a smart sensor network, an innovative hardware platform, smart actuators as well as monitoring and supervisory modules for a revolutionary design concept and a production technology suitable for building sustainable, zero-energy consumption premade houses with a competitive price.

15-0503 - AccuLight
Accurate Lingthning System for Low Cost and Novel Lightning Mapping and Thumderstorm Tracking
01-Apr-2016 31-Mar-2018 24 months € 0,88
Bulgaria: 48,40 %
Hungary: 33,50 %
Romania: 18,10 %

AccuLight project aims to provide for private meteorological stations/private weather companies an innovative, real-time, low-cost, user friendly and accurate smart sensor technology to localize lightning strikes and track/monitor supercells, thus predicting thunderstorm movements.

15-0402 LIFE
Laser Innovation for Smart Electronics
02-May-2017 02-May-2020 36 months € 2,45 millions
South Korea: 51,43 %
France: 48,57 %

The technical goal of the proposal is to develop a novel ultrafast laser-based manufacturing process for flexible electronics which are believed to be the key component of our daily lives in the next decades.

14-0306 ICAPE
01-Jun-2017 28-May-2021 48 months € 3,42
France: 53,00 %
Austria: 24,80 %
South Korea: 22,20 %
Germany: 0,00 %

The purpose of the project is to design, test and evaluate according to both space and high power electronics environments, the next generation of metal matrix composite materials and 3D architectures, with goals of lighter weight, higher  robustness, higher functionality, lower cost “by design”, and higher thermal and mechanical compliances for high power electronic modules packages & structures.

14-0304 FleDiXiS
Flexible Digital X-ray Imaging System
01-May-2014 30-Apr-2018 36 months € 1,985 millions
South Korea: 73,55 %
Germany: 26,45 %

Using  new technologies, we will develop the flexible digital X-ray imaging system by developing new flexible scintillator film with high resolution, flexible organic photodiode and solutionbased oxide thin film transistor array with high performance on the flexible substrate at low process temperature.

14-0303 EDDEMA
Embedded Die Design Environment & Methodology for Automotive Applications
01-Sep-2015 01-Sep-2018 36 months € 5,5 millions
France: 70,23 %
Austria: 27,24 %
Czech Republic: 02,53 %

The Project objectives are:
- Increase product density of the Electronics Board miniaturization
- Assess embedded die technology in term of manufacturing and reliability
- Define design methodology compliant with automotive constraints including thermal, EMC, Mechanical simulations and layout methods & tools using 3D eCAD environment.

14-0206 SAM3
Smart Analysis Methods for 3D Integration in Advanced Microsystems and Corresponding Materials
01-Oct-2015 30-Sep-2018 36 months € 20,48 millions
Germany: 59,39 %
France: 40,61 %

A successful SAM3 project will improve the capability of the semiconductor and system suppliers (Infineon, STMicroelectronics, Bosch, and Thales) to avoid defects and failures during product development based on better material understanding. The results of material characterization, failure analysis and reliability testing provide the basis for direct improvement of technological process steps during system development and device manufacturing and thus also reducing field returns.


Life Long Structural Sensing for Buildings and Construction Material - Monitoring Physical and Chemical
15-Sep-2014 15-Sep-2017 36 months € 5,002 millions
France: 64,97 %
Germany: 23,99 %
Poland: 11,04 %

The objective of the STRUCTURAL SENSING project is to provide the enabling technologies meeting the unrealized expectations of monitoring dynamic parameters and aging parameters in the structure with key constraints: non-intrusive, long life time and reliability, low cost, wireless.
Target applications for specification/experiment in STRUCTURAL SENSING: monitoring aging of new construction materials (composite concrete and rods), building settlement, PFI (Private Finance Initiative) or PPP (Public-Private Partnership) monitoring needs along service, maintenance, transfer cycle, with an eye on future needs of 15/09/2014smart materials in terms of sensors and actioners.

13-1610 PAMIAQ
01-Mar-2015 01-Oct-2019 55 months € 3,76 millions
Hungary: 7,00 %
France: 50,00 %
Germany: 25,00 %
Austria: 18,00 %
Project Website

The PAMIAQ Project aims to the development of a new kind of Particle Matter sensor suitable for applications in mass markets for PM10 and PM2.5 detection. Innovative heterointegration is planned to realise on-chip integration of IC, MEMS, 3D MicroFluidics.

See the PAMIAQ poster presented during the Innovation week in Stockholm (April 2016)

13-1607 ADORAS
Advanced Onboard Data Recording and Analysis System
01-Feb-2015 30-Jul-2018 42 months € 5,43 millions
Turkey: 62,25 %
South Korea: 18,60 %
Spain: 11,05 %
Czech Republic: 08,10 %
Project Website

Develop an Advanced Onboard Data Recording and Analysis System which will be used as a recording, monitoring, and alert system for improving human, vehicle and road safety on railways.

13-1504 ADVANTEX
01-Apr-2014 01-Apr-2018 48 months € 5.9 Millions
Czech Republic: 54 %
France: 46 %

ADVANTEX is focused on bringing more safety to workers facing hazardous conditions such as fire fighters, workmen in waste and recycling industry, ironworks, foundries or glassworks by development of smart protective clothing with integrated sophisticated microsystems.
The microsystem is able to monitor physiologic functions of workers, detect dangerous gases in the environment and measure temperature and humidity inside and outside of the protective clothing in order to monitor heat capacity (heat stress).

13-1501 ASES
Smart High Efficient Alternative Solar Energy Source
24-Apr-2014 30-Apr-2018 48 months € 3.09 Millions
France: 48,87 %
Czech Republic: 38,83 %
Spain: 12,30 %

Development of an original CPV (Concentration PhotoVoltaic systems) cells in an intelligent lightweight small micro system easy to move and to instal, with high integration scale and low cost package. This new smart device is aimed at autonomous fixed or mobile stand alone applications to ensure their energy autonomy.