, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 3–6 | Cite as

The European initiative EUREKA

The Concept and Aims of EUREKA
  • Lutz G. Stavenhagen
Articles Technology Policy


The European initiative for cooperation in research and development, known as EUREKA, began to take shape at the conference of 18 European countries and the EC Commission held in Hanover at the beginning of November 1985. Lutz G. Stavenhagen, Minister of State in the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Otto Wolff von Amerongen, President of the German Industrial and Trade Association, discuss below the aims of the EUREKA programme and assess its chances of success.


Industrial Policy European Initiative Project Concept Ministerial Conference National Assistance Programme 
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© HWWA and Springer-Verlag 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lutz G. Stavenhagen
    • 1
  1. 1.Foreign OfficeBonn

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