SmartEN Marie Curie ITN

Development and coordination (Coordinator – Toula Onoufriou) of the SmartEN Marie Curie ITN Programme on “Smart Proactive Management for Sustainable Environment” with participation of 15 leading European partners including universities, research institutes, companies and SMEs from Europe as well as 9 other leading international experts. Proposal ranked among the top 10 out of 900 proposals…

JIP Safety & Environmental Protection of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations

Initiation and coordination (Coordinator – Toula Onoufriou) of the Joint Industry Funded Research and Development Programme on “Development and Implementation of Safety Regime for Offshore Oil and Gas Operations in Cyprus”. The programme was funded by Major Oil Operators and Offshore Contractors operating in Cyprus and included participation of seven Ministries of the Republic of…

Regional Network

Development and coordination (Coordinator – Toula Onoufriou) of Regional Network on Safety and Environmental Protection of Offshore Oil & Gas Operations with participation from countries in the Eastern Mediterranean region including universities, ministries/authorities, national oil and gas companies, operators, contractors, SMEs and international organisations. Organised two successful conferences in Cyprus.

EU COST Action research networking proposal on Marine Renewable Energy has been approved

Members of SmartEN-i will participate in the approved EU COST Action project WECANet with duration of 4 years and target to build ‘A pan-European Network for Marine Renewable Energy with a focus on Wave Energy’. Researchers and professionals from 25 countries are participating in the consortium representing universities, research organizations, NGOs, SMEs, large companies and…

Modeling of Extreme Oceanic Waves – OCEAN

The project OCEAN (Coordinator – Paul Christodoulides) was funded by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation. The major theme of this project was that of extreme water waves, namely tsunamis, storm surges, and rogue waves. Scientists have been studying water waves for more than 150 years. The aims of the project were to: (1) Improve the…

Sea Traffic Management (STM) Validation Project

The STM Validation Project will demonstrate the STM concept in large-scale test beds in both the Nordic and Mediterranean Seas, encompassing around 300 vessels, 13 ports (among them the Port of Limassol) and 5 shore-based service centres, as well as using the European Maritime Simulator Network. STM connects and updates the maritime world in real…

Engineering and Industry Innovative Training for Engineers via PBL – ENGINITE

ENGINITE programme (Coordinator- Andri Ioannou) focuses on Engineering and Industry Innovative Training for Engineers via PBL under the scheme ERASMUS+ KA2. This project proposes a new industrial-oriented postgraduate vocational training programme which is based on PBL pedagogy and combines advanced applied academic topics with hands-on aspects, in order to endorse the knowledge and skills of…