October is European Cybersecurity Month! At the European Research Executive Agency, we manage numerous EU-funded Horizon 2020 projects that will help citizens, businesses, and other organisations feel safe and secure online.
Climate change can negatively impact the growth, productivity and vitality of forests. However, helping forests to thrive can reduce extreme weather events like forest fires and droughts and cut emissions.
The Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH) – an initiative of the European Commission - has launched its new website with the aim of becoming the centre of energy poverty expertise in Europe for local authorities and all stakeholders interested in taking action to combat energy poverty.
Various studies, recently published, analysed possible effects of some elements of the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies on EU agriculture, including the Commission’s Joint Research Centre study.
The European Commission has proposed bespoke arrangements to respond to the difficulties that people in Northern Ireland have been experiencing because of Brexit, by further facilitating the movement of goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland.
Blockchain is the future. This technology is transforming our society. This is why the European Commission and the European Blockchain Partnership are building the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI), striving for blockchain technology serving European citizens with services based on European values.
Visit to the Center of Excellence for Research and Innovation “KIOS” (Research and Innovation Center of Excellence) of the University of Cyprus, was held by the Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (EDA), Mr. Jiří Šedivý, on Monday, 11 October 2021.
The international Collaborative Art Project programme started in 2020 on the initiative of the Professor of the Department of Fine Arts of CUT, Klitsa Antoniou, with the aim of giving the students of the department, but also to a wider audience, to get in touch with the project of remarkable artists with international recognition. The first renowned artist invited in 2020 was the Cypriot artist Maria Loizidou
At the end of September, scientists, practitioners and policy-makers from all around the Mediterranean agreed on the creation of a Community of Practice focused on building the capacity of Mediterranean stakeholders to operationalize adaptation, conservation and mitigation measures over Water, Food, Energy and Ecosystems (WEFE) resources.
The University of Nicosia acts as the main contractor for FRA in Cyprus for the FRANET project. The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is one of the EU’s decentralised agencies, acting as a centre of fundamental rights expertise.
Recognising the mutual benefits in research, development, education, and technology transfer, CYENS Centre of Excellence, and Frederick University Cyprus, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The final meeting conducted by the research project “Exchanging Good Practices for people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and their caregivers (ADHD – CARE)”, during which important issues of integration and support of adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) discussed, as well as ways of disseminating the results of the project.
Building on the collaboration of The Cyprus Institute (CyI) with public authorities on topics related to Climate Change, energy and environmental challenges over the last decade, the Cypriot government assigned to the Institute its scientific support for the implementation of the European Green Deal in Cyprus.
In the framework of the European project H2020 - RESPOND-A, the second training of rescuers and first responders in the development and use of new technologies to improve crisis response, emergency response and search and rescue procedures was held on 29 and 30 September 2021.
The main objective of the workshop is to prepare for the future calls on H4Cs to ensure the key aspects for an effective implementation are identified and tackled in advance to reach high participation, outstanding proposals and high success rate.