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Major Research Grant at UCLan Cyprus

UCLan Cyprus is part of a high-profile Consortium which was awarded a research contract by the European Commission of 1,496,992 Euros. The group consisting of research organisations, universities and industry associations had submitted an application for funding to the 7th Framework Programme and was selected ahead of all others to conclude an agreement. UCLan Cyprus receives a share of 157,103 Euros for the 3.5 year project.

The title of the project is “Responsible Research and Innovation in Business and Industry in the Domain of ICT for, Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing”. The project lead inCyprusis Prof Doris Schroeder from theLawSchool; joining her are Dr Nearchos Paspallis, Dr Konstantinos Iatridis and Kate Chatfield.

Other institutional partners are:

  • De Montfort University (Lead)
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Tecnalia
  • 3TU
  • Associazione Italiana Per La Ricerca Industriale
  • Friedrich Alexander UniversitätErlangenNuremberg
  • EuclidNetwork
  • VTT

The project will start on 1 February 2014 and the team will travel toBrusselsfor the kick-off meeting shortly thereafter.