Research and Innovation at Neapolis University in Cyprus
Neapolis University in Cyprus has amongst its principal goals to be a center of academic and research excellence, not only in Cyprus but in Southern Europe and the Middle East. As such, the University strives to participate in Scientific Projects who will cement its status amongst the Top Research Universities. For these reasons academic personnel and research staff are greatly encouraged to participate in various projects that will showcase their expertise and place solidly the university on the map of research happenings of Europe. To coordinate these efforts the university operates the Office of European Projects, a group of lawyers, financial managers and scientists, that provides support and guidance to the researchers.
So far Neapolis University in Cyprus has participated in three cutting-edge projects that merge its faculties expertise in areas such as Civil Engineering, Chemistry and Microbiology, Environmental Management and Impact Assessment and Architecture. Through these efforts the university is building its research infrastructure in order to fully accomplish the establishment of excellent research facilities.
In addition, Neapolis University in Cyprus is cooperating with other significant organizations in Paphos, such as the municipality of Paphos, the Paphos regional Board of Tourism and most importantly through a memorandum of collaboration with the organization, which runs Pafos2017 the year Paphos will be one of the two European Capitals of Culture, in formulating and submitting numerous research grant applications for INTERREG, Creative Europe and Med INTERREG programs.