Biomimicry for Energy Efficient Buildings

What is Biomimicry? "Biomimicry is an approach to innovation that seeks sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature’s time tested patterns and strategies. The goal is to create products , processes and policies that are well adapted to life on earth over the long haul. The core idea is that nature has already solved many of the problems we are grappling with. Animals, plants and microbes are the consummate engineers. After billions of years of research and development, failu...
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Free Professional Education Courses on Climate Change

  Climate-KIC, the EUs main climate innovation initiative is organising a series of professional Education Courses on Urban Transitions and Cyprus University of Technology, the coordinator of Regional Innovation Scheme of Climate-KIC for Cyprus and the region, invites interested professionals to join the courses. Participants from Cyprus and Greece benefit from exemption from participation fees and financial support for travel and accommodation. Incurred travel and accommodation c...
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Stage 2 Acceleration: €15,000, 3 bootcamps and endless mentoring

Chrysalis LEAP, Cyprus University of Technology and the Cyprus Energy Agency, regional partners of Climate-KIC, are currently accepting applications from Cyprus and Greece and selected RIS countries for the Climate-KIC RIS Acceleration Programme. Startups and Entrepreneurs are thus invited to apply now for Stage 2 “Business Model Validation” and receive mentoring, bootcamps and masterclasses and up to €15,000 in equity free seed capital to see your idea becoming a reality. The acceleration...
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Phycomorph Conference at CUT: 29-30 Sept

The Sustainable Energy Laboratory of the Cyprus University of Technology will be hosting the next meeting of Phycomorph (Cost Action: FA1406), dedicated to the identification of the biological events governing the development of macroalgae. The meeting will be held on the 29th and 30th of September at the premises of the Cyprus University of Technology and it is free to attend. Registration at: https://goo.gl/Eil2eg. Invited Speakers include Charles Delwiche (University of Maryland), John ...
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Placing Cyprus on the Map of Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Nicosia, 22 August 2016 The consortium comprising Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), Chrysalis LEAP and the Cyprus Energy Agency (CEA) has been successful in its application to participate in the Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) of Climate-KIC, the main European Initiative for Climate Change and Sustainable Development. Climate-KIC is one of the 5 Knowledge and Innovation Communities of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), which includes well known European univer...
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Climathon is coming to Limassol

The Sustainable Energy Laboratory of the Cyprus University of Technology will be hosting Climate-KIC's Climathon, an event that will run simultaneously on the 28th of October in 121 countries. The aim of Climathon is to bring together the challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion and ability to solve them. Following the recent reports in the local press (see articles in Phileleftheros and in Sigmalive), the challenge will be to find innovative solutions on how to p...
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Financing of Energy Retrofits

Dr Alexandros Charalambides will be chairing the "Financing & Funding"  Session of  the "Intelligent Building Europe" track of the European Utility Week to be held in Barcelona next November. The session will address how energy retrofit projects are financed - from public grants to private investments - and what instruments are available for the buyer. More details on the session can be found at the following link: http://programme.european-utility-week.com/hub-sessions-programme/intelligent...
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Collaboration for Building Integrated Photovoltaics

We are pleased to announce that the Sustianble Energy Laboraroty in collaboration with N.K NeoKypro Ent. Ltd. is tackling the first official photovoltaic façade installation in Cyprus at one of the University's buildings. The project itself will also endorse the use and installation of Building Integrated PhotoVoltaics (BIPV) and the promotion of nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEBs). Assistant Professor Alexandros Charalambides, Director of the Sustainable Energy Laboratory of CUT will lead the ...
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Welcome Antigoni and Renos

The staff of the Sustainable Energy Laboratory would like to welcome the two new summer interns, Antigoni and Renos. Antigoni Tsiarta has received a BSc in Civil Engineering from Cyprus University of Technology on June 2015. After her graduation she did a 4-month internship in Switzerland through IAESTE program as a Research Assistant. Her research was focusing in material testing (slender elements made from high performance concrete prestressed with CFK fibers) performing fatigue, durabilit...
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Σπίτι στη φύση – Παρουσίαση ΤΕΠΑΚ

Οι ερευνητικές δραστηριότητες του Τμήματος Επιστήμης και Τεχνολογίας Περιβάλλοντος, παρουσιάστηκαν στην εκπομπή "Σπίτι στη φύση" στο ΡΙΚ1 την Κυριακή 29/05/2016. Μπορείτε να παρακολουθήσετε την εκπομπή στην ιστοσελίδα: http://www.cybc-media.com/vod2/index.php/component/jmsmusic/?view=song&song_id=8258
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