Neapolis University Pafos: Signing of Memorandum of Understanding with KNAUF CYPRUS LTD

July 10, 2023

The Department of Civil Engineering at Neapolis University Pafos is pleased to announce a new collaboration with KNAUF Cyprus Ltd, a leading provider of innovative building materials and sustainable construction applications. This collaboration aims to promote research, knowledge exchange and professional development in the field of structural expertise.

KNAUF Cyprus Ltd, a subsidiary of Knauf Group, offers certified and energy-efficient drywall systems, ready-mixed plasters, insulating materials in the Cyprus market while cultivating and promoting a sustainable and energy sufficient culture in the construction industry.

The Memorandum of Understanding includes a series of initiatives that will provide benefits to the students and graduates of Neapolis University Pafos, as well as to professionals in the construction industry. In particular:

– Placement and internship positions for students offering their first introduction to the industry as well as practical experience, which will enrich their skills and competencies.

– Academic assignments undertaken by students on topics related to the construction industry.

– Collaboration on research projects focusing on advanced construction techniques, sustainable building materials and energy efficient solutions. This collaboration will create opportunities for cutting-edge research and development of practical solutions that address real challenges in the construction industry.

– Support in lectures on dry building systems, thermal and acoustic insulation in the context of courses in the Department of Civil Engineering.

– Organisation of joint lectures/workshops/seminars of a scientific, social and cultural nature.

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed on behalf of Neapolis University Pafos by Associate Professor Dr. John Bellos, Head of the Department of Engineering and on behalf of KNAUF Cyprus Ltd by Mr. Spyridon Pakos, General Manager.