Running Projects

Projects are the core business of EURIPIDES². The EURIPIDES² Board is granting the label twice a year. 112 projects worth 560 million Euros in R&D have been labelled under EURIPIDES and EURIPIDES² (2007-2020). All running and finished projects are listed below.

More on the 2021 EURIPIDES² and PENTA labeled and colabeled projects on PENTA website.

2020008 AI-SEE
Artificial Intelligence enhancing vehicle vision in low visibility conditions
01-Jun-2021 31-Dec-2024 42 months € 20,38 million
Germany: 52 %
Sweden: 4 %
Canada: 3 %
Austria: 19 %
Finland: 11 %
Israel: 11 %

AI-SEE is an integrated project committed to build a novel, robust sensing system supported by Artificial Intelligence (AI) that enables automated travel in variable traffic and weather conditions, taking the technology to SAE L4 – the first highly automated driving level. Our goal is to take automotive perception systems beyond the state-of-the-art by combining complex hardware and software development.

2020006 TRUST-E
Trustable (Sensor-Driven) Electronics for Automotive, Alternative Mobility and Industrial Automation
01-Apr-2021 31-Mar-2024 36 months € 7,97 million
Germany: 59 %
Belgium: 22 %
Sweden: 19 %

TRUST-E will provide a significant increase in trustworthiness of complex systems. Examples are advanced sensor systems, which are used for measuring the surrounding environment for i.e. self-driving vehicles, industrial processes or alternative mobility solutions. The goal of the project is a system design with the implementation of a trustable system, to increase safety, security and reliability in sensor based systems for highly demanding applications (mobility, industry 4.0, aviation). A key element of this project is the employment of artificial intelligent (AI) methods to improve the performance and the reliability of components and systems.

2020005 - MANTIS vision
iMAgiNg Technologies for Industry and Security vision
01-Jan-2021 30-Apr-2024 40 months € 15,67 million
The Netherlands: 59 %
Belgium: 22 %
Norway: 19 %

MANTIS vision will develop image sensors for visible, near infrared and thermal imaging. Camera hardware and processing software (including sensor fusion and AI) will be developed to demonstrate the performance in applications such as high-end security and broadcast.

2019003 SR4IDDF
Smart Refrigerator for Innovative Detection of Decayed Fish
01-Sep-2021 30-Aug-2024 44 months € 1,61 Million
South Korea: 75,00 %
Türkiye: 25,00 %

The project aims to transform the industrial cooling industry by enabling refrigerators with smart functionalities. The core added value of SR4IDDF is sensing the values of key parametres related to the decaying fish and processing the data to allert the manager of the cooling facility and thus prevent waste and consumer contamination.

19022 Wafer Metrology Center
Modular metrology tool for non-destructive metrology and inspection of wafer based IC manufacturing
01-Mar-2020 31-Aug-2023 42 months € 5,15 Millions
Germany: 70,9 %
Switzerland: 27,7 %
The Netherlands: 16,8 %

Open standard platformfor wafer based metrology and inspection of integrated chips along the fabrication process from Front-End to Post-Fabrication based on electromagnetic, specific optical sensors and analysis software for wafer metrology and inspection applications.


19007 FA4.0
Failure Analysis 4.0 Key for reliable electronic devices in smart mobility and industry production
01-Apr-2020 30-Sep-2023 41 months € 14,7 Millions
Czech Republic: 7,8 %
Germany: 43,7 %
France: 24,4 %
Sweden: 24,1 %

The goal of this project proposal colabelled by PENTA and EURIPIDES², is to develop a comprehensive mostly automated process chain for failure diagnostics integrating self-learning data analysis and defect detection and localization, standardized material analysis and centralized data acquisition and correlation to electrical performance data.

18-1106 SAFER
Smart Agriculture Fields in the European Region
01-Dec-2021 01-Dec-2024 36 months € 1,15 million
Türkiye: 56,7 %
Canada: 43,3 %

SAFER is aiming to innovate  in  drone  technologies  and  develop  smart  sensing  solutions  for  the  agriculture sector. While  the  validation  will  be  with  potato  fields,  the  plausibility  could  be  extending  to  a  wide  range  of smart  farming  scenarios.  Implementation  of  those  technologies  to  the  pilot  potato  fields  will  enhance  and optimise  the  growth of  the  agricultural  product,  in  a  resource  efficient  way,  cutting  down  on  the  usage  of water, fertilizer, and human capital.

18-1103 AR2SP4SPI
Automated Responses to Sensed Pentane for Smarter Polyurethane Industry
01-Dec-2019 30-Sep-2023 47 months € 1,26 million
South Korea: 83 %
Türkiye: 17 %
Project Website

AR2SP4SPI will develop a smart pentane sensor enabled by artificial intelligence (AI) responses to the detected pentane C5H12 gases in the industrial settings of polyurethane foams production.

18-1005 ESSGIAS
European Smarter Seats for Global Innovation in the Automotive Sector
01-May-2020 30-Sep-2023 41 months € 1,13 millions
Czech Republic: 75 %
Türkiye: 25 %

ESSGIAS endeavours to develop a smart electronics solution that could be widely applied in the automotive seat industry. The technology offers utilizing automatic regulation in order to achieve a gradual periodic pressure change. This periodic changes occurs seamlessly, without the notice of the passenger, and even may naturally help to circulate the blood pressure in the seated traveller’s legs. The innovation is delivered by means of an electro-pneumatic system.

18-1002 SAP4MA
Smart and Active Packing for Fat and Margarines
01-Nov-2019 30-Jun-2023 41 months € 1,11 million
Portugal: 45 %
Türkiye: 36 %
Czech Republic: 19 %

SAP4MA aims the development of a printed active device using nano/micro materials to produce smart packaging solutions targeting the extension of the shelf-life of the packed food. The collaboration gathers technology providers and end user companies as well as research organisations from Portugal, Czech Republic and Turkey.

17-0907 MARS
Market Ready Self-sensing probes for wide range of applications in Scanning probe microscopy
01-Sep-2019 30-Sep-2022 30 months € 1,05 milion
Germany: 54,7 %
Poland: 23,7 %
Czech Republic: 21,6 %

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.

17-0903 IS4SE
Industrial Sensing for Smarter Europe
11-Nov-2019 31-Aug-2023 36 months € 1.08 million
Türkiye: 59 %
Portugal: 41 %
Project Website

IS4SE is developing industrial sensors and the relevant artificial intelligence (AI) models to serve for the improvement of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such productivity and safety in automated production plants.

17-0811 EDISOHCS
Europe’s Dining Industry - Smarter Operations and Higher Customer Satisfaction
01-Feb-2020 01-Feb-2023 36 months € 0,909 million
Türkiye: 63,00 %
Poland: 37,00 %

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 SR4SB
Sensing Robotics for Smarter Biotechnology
01-Nov-2019 31-Jan-2023 40 months € 0,68 millions
Türkiye: 73,3 %
Portugal: 26,7 %

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.

17-0806 HARPSENS
Head Mounted AR Platform with Plug & Play Sensor Functionality
01-Jan-2019 30-Dec-2021 36 months € 0,82 milion
Türkiye: 62,7 %
Portugal: 37,3 %
Project Website

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.

INtegrated Big Data Platform with Machine Learning for infrastructure manaGEment and provisioNIng with multi SENSor Environments
01-Mar-2020 01-Sep-2022 30 months € 0,645 millions
South Korea: 58 %
Türkiye: 42 %
Project Website

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.

16-0601 SMARTBUS
Smart Integrated Solution for Public Transportation Bus Fleets
30-Jun-2018 29-Jun-2020 24 months € 0,571 million
United Kingdom: 58,7 %
Türkiye: 41,3 %

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.

15-0402 LIFE
Laser Innovation for Smart Electronics
01-Sep-2016 01-Nov-2019 38 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.

14-0304 FleDiXiS
Flexible Digital X-ray Imaging System
30-Nov-2015 29-May-2019 42 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
30-Sep-2015 30-Dec-2018 39 months € 17,82 millions
Germany: 61,2 %
France: 38,8 %

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.


Project result

13-1610 PAMIAQ
01-Mar-2015 01-Oct-2019 52 months € 3,30 millions
Hungary: 7,00 %
France: 50,00 %
Germany: 25,00 %
Austria: 18,00 %

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
Türkiye: 62,25 %
South Korea: 18,60 %
Spain: 11,05 %
Czech Republic: 08,10 %

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.