The European Commission is launching a call for expression of interest open to all relevant stakeholder organisations to become a member of a new working group on offshore renewable energy under the framework of the clean energy industrial forum. The deadline for applications is 10 September 2021.
Following the entry into force of the Cohesion policy legislative package on 1 July, the Commission has now launched a new webpage with the detailed breakdown of the €392 billion Cohesion policy funding for the 2021-2027 programming period.
COST Action “European network of FURan based chemicals and materials FOR a Sustainable development” (FUR4sustain), is bringing together for the first time experts, industries, scientists, manufacturers etc. from the complete polymers value-chain to encourage market introduction of sustainable furan-based polymer products.
The European University Cyprus is participating, as one of the partners, in the ENTELIS+ project: European Network for Technology-Enhanced Learning in an Inclusive Society, which is co-funded by the European Commission and aims to bridge the digital divide, to develop digital skills of people with disabilities of all ages, to highlight the role of accessibility of Information and Communication Technologies and Assistive Technology in an inclusive education, and the impact of accessibility on service delivery.
The University promotes the strengthening of the visual arts in the field of education through the coordination of the European project Visual art education in new times: Connecting Art with REal life issues (CARE).
The University of Cyprus coordinates another cooperation programme INTERREG V-A Greece-Cyprus 2014-2020, with the aim of enhancing the attractiveness of coasts and coastal regions through more complete information about the regions and the possibility of contributing to the identification and solution of problems.
Professor Alina Tryfonidou – Professor of European Law at Neapolis University Pafos – has been appointed to a new Expert Group on the Recognition of Parenthood between Member States (E03765) set up by the European Commission.
The President of the Eurogroup, Mr. Paschal Donohoe, visited the University of Cyprus on Thursday, July 22th, 2021. The Rector of the University of Cyprus, Professor Tasos Christofides, welcomed the President of the Eurogroup and the Ambassador of Ireland to Cyprus and their delegations to the University Campus together with the Minister of Finance, Mr. Konstantinos Petridis academics, students, were guided to its facilities.
On Tuesday, 20th of July 2021, the Minister of Finance, Mr. Constantinos Petrides, the Permanent Secretary of the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Dr Stelios Chimonas, the Chief Scientist of Research and Innovation of the Republic of Cyprus, Dr Nikolas Mastroyiannopoulos, along with the Director General of the Research and Innovation Foundation, Mr. Theodoros Loukaides, and the Press Officer of the Ministry of Finance and Minister’s Associate, Mrs. Andri Kounnou, visited CyI’s premises in Athalassa to discuss how to reinforce the existing collaboration, as well as possible new areas of cooperation.
Τhe Open University of Cyprus (OUC) and the Chemical Engineering & Engineering Sustainability Lab, led by Associate Professor Antonis Zorpas, are members of the consortium which implements the research project Pulchra - Science in the City.
The University of Cyprus participates in the WINDEXT project ("Advanced maintenance, lifetime extension and repowering of wind farms supported by advanced digital tools"), an Erasmus+ project under Key Action 2 (ΚΑ2) , Knowledge Alliances for Higher Education.
The inter-university "start-up" team of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) - National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) "Swim.me" and its "smart" cap for visually impaired people won the first place in the “European Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition JA Europe Enterprise Challenge 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.