Circular Economy Thinking for Construction Waste Management in islands

The islands of Cyprus and Malta face a construction boom! Vast demolition, reconstruction and construction activities are producing a sizeable amount of construction and demolition waste (CDW). Cyprus and Malta, as well as island systems in other European countries, have limitations in landfill sites and construction waste treatment plants. CDW can have a high cost to manage and an adverse effect on the local environment due to the limited high value land mass and local resources of island natio...
More

New PhD Positions: Solar Prediction + Green Entrepreneurship

The Sustainable Energy Laboratory would like to invite interested parties to apply for a PhD for January 2019 in the following research topics: 1. Energy and Meteorology Description: Electricity production from Photovoltaics (PVs) is heavily dependent on local meteorological phenomena, especially cloud type and cloud cover. Thus, in order to further promote the penetration of small-scale roof-top PVs in cities, the effect of clouds on PVs and the prediction of electricity production from t...
More

Συστήματα Αποθήκευσης Ενέργειας θα εγκατασταθούν σε οικιακούς παραγωγούς-καταναλωτές με εγκατεστημένα ΦΒ συστήματα

Η Ερευνητική Μονάδα Ενεργειακής Αειφορίας ΦΩΣ προσκαλεί ιδιοκτήτες οικιακών φωτοβολταϊκών συστημάτων να συμμετάσχουν στο έργο PV-ESTIA Η Ερευνητική Μονάδα Ενεργειακής Αειφορίας ΦΩΣ του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου, στα πλαίσια της συμμετοχής της στο ερευνητικό έργο PV-ESTIA (Βελτιώνοντας την αποθήκευση ενέργειας σε κτίρια με φωτοβολταϊκά), καλεί ιδιοκτήτες οικιακών φωτοβολταϊκών (ΦΒ) συστημάτων σε όλη την Κύπρο να εκδηλώσουν το ενδιαφέρον τους για συμμετοχή στις ερευνητικές δραστηριότητες του έργου. Τ...
More

Construction Waste and the Circular Economy: Workshop

We share an ambitious agenda – to build an energetic construction industry and, at the same time, create a sustainable future for the sector. We believe that there are fantastic opportunities to do this through what has become known as the Circular Economy.We would like your help to explore those opportunities. We are bringing together a small and influential group of the key players working in the industry, affiliated sectors as well as in academia and policy making to identify areas whe...
More

Funded PhD Positions at Imperial College London

Applications are invited for a research studentship in the fields of Thermofluids with focus (a) on fundamental understanding of in-cylinder mixture formation and combustion for high-efficiency gasoline engines using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and (b) on developing and understanding new combustion concepts for high-efficiency gasoline engines using advanced experimental techniques,  both leading to the award of a PhD degree. More details can be found here and here. For further details...
More

Χρηματοδότηση έργων ΑΠΕ και ΕΞΕ

Η Ομοσπονδία Εργοδοτών και Βιομηχάνων, σε συνεργασία με το Τεχνολογικό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, σας προσκαλούν στην ημερίδα με θέμα τη Χρηματοδότηση έργων ΑΠΕ και ΕΞΕ Ημερομηνία: Τετάρτη, 7 Μαρτίου 2018, Ώρα: 15:30 - 17:30 Τοποθεσία: Κεντρικά Γραφεία Ομοσπονδίας Εργοδοτών & Βιομηχάνων (ΟΕΒ), Αίθουσα Α, Λευκωσία Ομιλητής ΤΕΠΑΚ: Ο κος Ορέστης Κυριάκου είναι πτυχιούχος Ηλεκτρολόγος Μηχανικός της σχολής Ηλεκτρολόγων Μηχανικών και Μηχανικών Υπολογιστών του Εθνικού Μετσόβιου Πολυτεχνείου. Την ...
More

Cyprus Cleantech Study Published

The Cyprus Regional Cleantech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub study, undertaken by Christina Karapataki, with financial support from Climate-KIC through the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (EIT-RIS) in Cyprus is now available for all interested parties. The aim of the cleantech study was to (a) investigate and document best practices from around the world, (b) discuss ways that Cyprus can adapt best practices from other countries to its own economy, and (c) lay down a path with specific ac...
More

Commission Opinion on the independent evaluation of the EIT

On 12 January 2018, the European Commission published its Opinion on the independent evaluation of the EIT. The Commission Opinion recognises the EIT / KICs achievements highlighted in the external evaluation, namely: EIT / KICs model is highly relevant and now starts to deliver concrete results; EIT and KICs add value beyond national initiatives, building new types of cooperation links and facilitating cross-border interactions; EIT educational programmes attract high calibre stude...
More

#ClimateKICJourney is back!!

Applications are now open for all CYPRIOT POSTGRAD STUDENTS AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS. Don't miss the chance for a FREE 3- or 5- week summer school on Climate- business innovation and visit 2 or 3 european cities! Message Stelios @ [email protected] if interested! The Journey summer school provides you with climate change knowledge and entrepreneur skills, empowering you to create—together with people from a wide range of backgrounds—a business model which will help the environment...
More

The European ALiance for Deep RENovation in buildings kicks off!

On 20 and 21 November 2017, the official launch of the ALDREN "ALliance for Deep RENovation in buildings implementing the European Common Voluntary Certification Scheme” project was held in Paris. Focusing on creating a common language between technical experts and financial sector and investors, overcoming market barriers and promoting deep renovation of non-residential buildings, the project is funded by Horizon 2020, the European framework programme for research and innovation. How is ALDR...
More