• Posted 05-Jan-2021

THE CYPRUS INSTITUTE: WEBINAR “STRUCTURAL CHANGES TO FOSTER INNOVATION AT CASTORC”

The Cyprus Institute organises the next webinar, which will take place on 12th of January 2021, at 16:00. The live streaming is facilitated by the CySTEM project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.

The computation-based science and technology research centre (CaSToRC) has recently become a National Competence Center in HPC and the host of the prestigious SimEA ERA Chair project that aims to expand the research activities of the centre and forge innovative collaborations with industry.


The speaker, Dr. Christodoulou, will talk about the Management and Innovation Office (MIO) established at CaSToRC, as a structural change aiming to promote the innovation strategy of the centre. He will also talk about the core competences of the SimEA team and of CaSToRC, and how the industrial and governmental sector can use HPC to achieve breakthroughs in areas like energy and environment, design of novel materials, digitalisation of industry, circular economy, oil and gas production, medicine, and financial risk assessment.

Dr. Christodoulou is the Managing Coordinator of the SimEA project, transitioned to industry, starting as a Data Engineer at Motionlogic GmbH (Deutsche Telekom), building distributed algorithms using spatiotemporal data.

Source: The Cyprus Institute (https://bit.ly/3rUULnj)