EXPOSOGAS Twinning Grant

EXPOSOGAS Twinning Grant (Coordinator – Konstantinos Makris) funded by the EC on ‘The Exposome Paradigm and its Applications in Health and Safety Aspects of Hydrocarbons Operations in the Eastern Mediterranean’. The project will substantially increase the capacity of the widening institution in Cyprus in advancing its research capacity in health sciences applied to oil/gas activities using…

WECANet-A pan-European Network for Marine Renewable Energy

Participation (MC-Constantine Michailides) in the European Union funded project WECANet and in its Management Committee. WECANet is the first pan-European Network on an interdisciplinary marine wave energy approach, with networking tools and activities that are fully based on the COST Mission and Policies. It will provide platform and forum for efficient cross-border networking, exchange of information and…

MARINA Platform for Offshore Renewable Energy Infrastructure

Participation (Post Doctoral Fellow – Constantine Michailides) in the European Union funded project (FP-7 Energy) MARINA Platform. MARINA is a European project dedicated to bringing offshore renewable energy applications closer to the market by creating new infrastructures for both offshore wind and ocean energy converters. It addresses the need for creating a cost-efficient technology development basis to…

STEAM-Sea Traffic Management in the EAstern Mediterranean

The STEAM Project (Coordinator – Michalis Michaelides, Scientific Coordinator – Herodotos Herodotou) is a three-year project expected to start on January 2019 with a budget of approximately 1 million EUR financed by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation. The general objective of the STEAM project is to develop Port of Limassol to become a world-class transshipment…

PPREM_ISES – Unified Performance Prediction Model for Structures and Infrastructures Incorporating Diverse Monitoring Data

PREM_ISES (Coordinator – Elia Tantele) is a Research Promotion Foundation funded research programme aiming to create a unified performance prediction model for structures and infrastructures incorporating diverse monitoring data. A performance prediction model that incorporated and combined in a novel way corrosion and strain data from remote periodic monitoring was developed.

Support for the Formulation of a Comprehensive Medium and Long-term Energy Efficiency Strategy for Cyprus

This was the first in-depth study (Principal Investigator – Theodoros Zachariades) of the energy efficiency potential in Cyprus funded by the European Commission (Structural Reform Support Service) and the German Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy through the German Organisation for International Cooperation. Different energy models were combined in order to conduct simulations and provide…