On Wednesday 27 October, the European Commission organised a kick-off event to celebrate the projects selected for funding under the Horizon 2020 European Green Deal call. This €1 billion call, the last one under Horizon 2020, will fund projects that will contribute to the EU’s response to the climate crisis and help protect Europe’s unique ecosystems and biodiversity.
On a mission to foster the New European Bauhaus transformation, the EIT Community is looking for the most innovative ventures driving sustainable change for cities, industries, climate, food, wellbeing and overall quality of life in order to support their business growth and help them become the international gamechangers.
On 19 October, the Commission adopted its 2022 Work Programme, setting out the next steps in its bold and transformative agenda towards a post-COVID-19 Europe that is greener, fairer, more digital and more resilient.
On 20 October, the European Commission’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors (GCSA) published a statement in response to the substantial increase of energy prices in Europe in recent months. In their statement, the Advisors point out that accelerating the transition towards a low-carbon energy system is a solution that can lower energy prices in the long term.
How are arts and cultural institutions across Europe responding to the opportunities to foster innovation and knowledge valorisation as prioritised in the new European Research Area (ERA)? A study, commissioned by the European Commission, is currently looking into this question.
The mission approach aims to combine and direct different resources and actors towards a common goal. In a world of increasing global challenges, missions are becoming a key element of transformative R&I policy.
21 of the most talented and inspiring women entrepreneurs working in Europe are in the shortlist for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2021. The prize celebrates the outstanding achievements of female entrepreneurs running innovative companies.
On 19 October, the European Commission adopted its 2021 Enlargement Package, providing a detailed assessment of the state of play and the progress made by the Western Balkans and Turkey on their respective paths towards the European Union, with a particular focus on implementing fundamental reforms, as well as clear guidance on the reform priorities ahead.
A great honor and recognition of the great work he performs around the world, is the participation and presentation of the project MNEMOSYNE of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), at an International Conference in Taiwan, on Industrial Heritage.
The Frederick Research Center (FRC) presented the research project “Chemical characterization and evaluation of antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of saponins isolated from Saponaria Cypria” on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, during an online presentation.
The Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) and the Ionian University signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on Tuesday, October 19. The signing of the Memorandum took place during the visit of the Rector of the Ionian University, Professor Andreas Floros, to CUT, following the invitation of the Rector, Professor Panagiotis Zafiris.
The University of Cyprus and the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works sealed the continuation of their cooperation in the field of transport, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding of Cooperation, on Friday, 22 October 2021.
The annual conference of the European University Alliance Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE), YUFE Town Hall, took place in Bremen, Germany in which the University of Cyprus also participates, took place on 13 and 14 October 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.