Announcements

January 24, 2023

NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS OF THE «DISRUPT» PROGRAMME (DISRUPT/0123)

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) announces the new call for proposals for the «DISRUPT» Programme (DISRUPT/0123). The call budget is €10.000.000, and the maximum funding […]
January 4, 2023

“Horizon Europe” – New 2023 Calls for Proposals for Cluster 6 “Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment”

The European Commission, announced on December 6, 2022 the Work Programme 2023-2024 , Cluster 6 “Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment” of the EU Framework […]
January 4, 2023

Changes to the ERC evaluation process and applications for the 2024 Calls

The Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC), decided the implementation of changes to the evaluation process and application forms for the 2024 calls for […]
January 4, 2023

CAll ERC ADVANCED GRANT 2023

The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the ERC Advanced Grant 2023 (ERC-2023-AdG) with a deadline for submitting proposals on May 23, 2023. The ERC is part […]
December 27, 2022

Submission of Core Action 2 Applications for Call 2023 on the Application Platform

Those interested in submitting applications for Basic Action 2, within the framework of the 2023 Call, are informed that the applications related to the Action are […]
December 27, 2022

New Call for Proposals for the “PhD in Industry” Program

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) announces the new Call for Proposals “PhD in Industry” (PHD IN INDUSTRY/1222). The budget of the PHD IN INDUSTRY/1222 call […]
December 27, 2022

EIT HEI Initiative Call: Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) offers the EIT HEI Initiative: Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education Call with a budget of 12 million. […]
December 21, 2022

New Calls for Proposals of the “Research Infrastructure” Program

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) announces the New Calls for Proposals “STRATEGIC INFRASTRUCTURES/1222” and “SMALL SCALE INFRASTRUCTURES/1222”. The budget of the call STRATEGIC INFRASTRUCTURES/1222 is […]
December 7, 2022

Info Day – Online Information Day Invitation 2023

RIF for Lifelong Learning and the Cyprus Youth Organization announce the holding of an online Information Day for the Erasmus+ Programs, Education and Training Sectors, Sports […]
December 7, 2022

Public Consultation: The Past, Present and Future of Research and Innovation Funding Programs 2014-2027

The European Commission announced on December 1, 2022 the largest ever public consultation on the past, present and future of the Research and Innovation Funding Programs […]
December 7, 2022

Webinar Series: Introduction to Horizon Europe Work Programs 2023-2024

Innovate UK KTN (UKRI) and the UK National Contact Points network are organizing a series of informative webinars on the 2023-2024 Work Programs of the Horizon […]
November 29, 2022

Grant Schemes – Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry

Grant Schemes The List of Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry Grant Schemes is available in the Greek text. Website: https://meci.gov.cy
November 28, 2022

Erasmus+ Program Guide

The essential guide to understanding Erasmus+ Valid version – Version 1 of 23.11.2022. About the program guide: The Erasmus+ program guide is essential for understanding Erasmus+. […]
November 25, 2022

Calls for Proposals Erasmus+ Programme 2023

Under the Erasmus+ Annual Work Programme for 2023, the new call for proposals has been announced.  This call for proposals covers the following actions of the Erasmus+ Programme: Key Action 1 […]
November 21, 2022

New funding calls under the Digital Europe Programme to boost cyber resilience

The Commission has launched an invitation to companies, public administrations and other organisations to submit proposals for innovative cybersecurity solutions and to apply for EU funding […]
November 21, 2022

European Sustainable Energy Week 2023

Under the theme “Accelerating the clean energy transition – towards lower bills and greater skills”, the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2023 will take place in Brussels and […]
November 18, 2022

LIFE Clean Energy Transition Call 2022 received 225 proposals

Stakeholders across Europe submitted their ideas to accelerate the market-uptake of energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions under the Call for Proposals 2022 of the Clean […]
November 17, 2022

Useful Guide for filling in Part A (PART A) of Proposals submitted to Horizon Europe Program Calls

The Research and Innovation Foundation (R&I) would like to inform the interested parties that the National Contact Points Project with the Acronym NCP_WIDERA.NET of the Horizontal […]
November 17, 2022

“Horizon Europe: Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment” Information and Networking Events for the Work Program 2023

The Research and Innovation Foundation wishes to inform interested parties of the organization of Information and Networking Events for the 2023 Work Program of the Multisectoral […]
November 16, 2022

The 2nd announcement of the Business Digital Upgrade Plan is being accelerated for January 2023

The huge interest of businesses was gathered by the 1st call of the Grant Scheme for Digital Upgrading of Businesses, the announcement of which was announced […]
November 11, 2022

New Call for Proposals of the “Horizon Europe – 2nd Opportunity – MSCA” Program (OPPORTUNITY – MSCA/1122)

The Research and Innovation Foundation (IRD) announces the new Calls for proposals of the “Horizon Europe – 2nd Opportunity – MSCA” program (OPPORTUNITY – MSCA/1122). The […]
November 10, 2022

Creative Europe MEDIA publishes the first calls for proposals for 2023!

The European Commission is publishing six calls for proposals to support cinema and audiovisual media for 2023, a first batch to be completed in the coming […]
November 10, 2022

New Call for Proposals of the “Horizon Europe – 2nd Opportunity – MSCA” Program (OPPORTUNITY – MSCA/1122)

The Research and Innovation Foundation (IRD) announces the new Calls for proposals of the “Horizon Europe – 2nd Opportunity – MSCA” program (OPPORTUNITY – MSCA/1122). Proposals […]
November 9, 2022

Announcement for the deadline of Dual Use Technologies

The Research and Innovation Foundation reminds stakeholders of the upcoming deadline for the Open Call of the Dual Use Technologies Program (DUAL USE/0922) tomorrow, 9 November […]
November 8, 2022

New Call for Proposals of the “Horizon Europe – 2nd Opportunity – ERC” Program (OPPORTUNITY – ERC/1122)

The Research and Innovation Foundation (IRD) announces the new Calls for Proposals of the “Horizon Europe – 2nd Opportunity -ERC” program (OPPORTUNITY – ERC/1122). The “Horizon […]
November 7, 2022

New Call for Proposals of the “Horizon Europe – 2nd Opportunity – ERC” Program (OPPORTUNITY – ERC/1122)

The Research and Innovation Foundation (IRD) announces the new Calls for Proposals of the “Horizon Europe – 2nd Opportunity -ERC” program (OPPORTUNITY – ERC/1122). The “Horizon […]
November 4, 2022

NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS OF THE «INNOVATION VOUCHERS» PROGRAMME (INNOVOUCHERS/1022)

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) announces the new Call for Proposals for the «Innovation Vouchers» Programme (INNOVOUCHERS/1022). The Call budget is €185,000, and the maximum […]
November 4, 2022

WEBINAR FOR THE NEW CALLS FOR PROPOSALS OF THE “INNOVATION VOUCHERS” PROGRAMME INNOVOUCHERS/1022)

Following the announcement of the new call for proposals of the “Innovation Vouchers” Programme, the RIF is organizing a webinar to present the call and resolve […]
November 3, 2022

“Electrification With 1000” Charging Stations Sponsorship Scheme

The “Electrification with 1000” grant scheme is included in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan and is financed by the Recovery and Resilience Mechanism (RMM) of […]
November 2, 2022

New publication! The playbook of literary translation projects – Excerpts from books translated and published with the support of the Creative Europe Culture programme

The European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has published a new publication on literary translation projects. The first aim of this publication was to show the support […]
November 2, 2022

New post! Creative Europe support in the book sector – Projects supported by the Creative Europe Culture program (2014-2020)

The European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has published a new publication on support for the book sector. This publication is designed to provide an analytical and […]
November 2, 2022

Invitation to submit applications for participation in the National Laboratories eTwinning

The Foundation for the Management of European Lifelong Learning Programs, in the context of promoting the eTwinning Action in Cypriot schools and in collaboration with the […]
November 1, 2022

Call for proposals for the Grant Scheme for Digital Business Upgrading

Call for proposals for the Grant Scheme for Digital Business Upgrading The Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry (YEEB), announces a Call for Proposals within the […]
October 25, 2022

Call previews Sentence ERC Synergy Grant 2023

The Research and Innovation Foundation wishes to remind interested parties that the deadline for submitting proposals under the European Research Council (ERC)  ERC Synergy Grant 2023 (ERC-2023-SyG) […]
October 24, 2022

Creative Europe MEDIA publishes the first calls for proposals for 2023!

The European Commission is publishing six calls for proposals to support cinema and audiovisual media for 2023, a first batch to be completed in the coming […]
October 24, 2022

Creative Europe MEDIA launches its first calls for proposals for 2023

The Commission publishes six calls for proposals to support the film and audiovisual for 2023, a first batch that will be complemented in the following months. […]
October 20, 2022

Launch of new calls for proposals, to support investments in digital connectivity infrastructures

The Commission has launched the second set of calls for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility Digital programme. With a planned budget of €277 million, the […]
October 19, 2022

Second call for projects – 15 March – 9 June 2023

  Our second call for project proposals will run from 15 March until 9 June 2023. The call will be open for all programme topics. The best time to start […]
October 14, 2022

Project proposal under LIFE Clean Energy Transition

Are you ready to submit your project proposal under LIFE Clean Energy Transition? The deadline of this year’s LIFE Clean Energy Transition call is quickly approaching […]
October 14, 2022

Beginning of the DiscoverEU applications have started

Are you 18 years old and legally residing in an EU member state or a third country linked to Erasmus+? Get ready to explore Europe! You […]
October 14, 2022

Invitation 2023 – Certification/Renewal of the Erasmus Charter (ECHE)

The call for accreditation/renewal of the Erasmus Charter aims to accredit recognized higher education institutions (HEIs) located in eligible countries, so that they can participate in […]
October 6, 2022

ERC Consolidator Grant 2023 Call Notice and ERC Starting Grant 2023 proposal reviews

The European Research Council (ERC) announced on September 28, 2022 the Call for Proposals ERC Consolidator Grant 2023 (ERC-2023-CoG) within the framework of Horizon Europe, the […]
October 6, 2022

The EU launched the “Horizon Europe” Strategic Planning process for the period 2025-2027

The Strategic Planning of “Horizon Europe” is a tool, which is expected to act as a guide in the preparation of the Work Programs for the […]
September 8, 2022

NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS OF THE « DUAL USE TECHNOLOGIES » PROGRAMME (DUAL USE/0922)

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) announces the new call for proposals for the “Dual Use Technologies” programme (DUAL USE/0922). The call budget is €2,720,000, and […]
September 8, 2022

NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS OF THE «CLASSIFIED LABS – DUAL USE TECHNOLOGIES » PROGRAMME (CLABS/0922)

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) announces the new call for proposals for the “Classified Labs – Dual Use Technologies” programme (CLABS/0922). The call budget is […]
September 1, 2022

Invitation to Expression of Interest for the Participation of IdEK Innovation Program Beneficiaries at the Cyprus Tech Career Fair

The Research and Innovation Foundation (R&I) announces a Call for Expressions of Interest for the selection of Cypriot Research and Innovation (R&I) companies that will be […]
August 8, 2022

PPPA-SPORT-2022 calls now open for submission

The following Sport Pilot Project (PP) and Preparatory Action (PA) calls are open for submission: Pilot Project – Sport for People and Planet – a new […]
August 3, 2022

Ξεκίνησε η υποβολή αιτήσεων στο Σχέδιο εγκατάστασης φωτοβολταϊκού για φόρτιση ηλεκτρικού οχήματος

Ανακοινώνεται η έναρξη υποβολής αιτήσεων στο «Σχέδιο χορηγιών για εγκατάσταση φωτοβολταϊκού συστήματος για φόρτιση ηλεκτρικού ή υβριδικού οχήματος τύπου plug-in». Το Σχέδιο είχε προκηρυχθεί στις 20/04/2022 ώστε να […]
August 2, 2022

Ημερίδα παροχής οδηγιών για απόκτηση Διαπίστευσης Erasmus

Την 1η Σεπτεμβρίου 2022 από τις 10:00 – 13:00, θα πραγματοποιηθεί Ημερίδα παροχής οδηγιών για απόκτηση Διαπίστευσης Erasmus στους τομείς της : Σχολικής Εκπαίδευσης Επαγγελματικής Εκπαίδευσης […]
July 28, 2022

NextGenerationEU: Η Επιτροπή έλαβε αίτηση πληρωμής από την Κύπρο για ποσό 85 εκατ. ευρώ στο πλαίσιο του μηχανισμού ανάκαμψης και ανθεκτικότητας

Η Επιτροπή έλαβε σήμερα την πρώτη αίτηση πληρωμής από την Κύπρο στο πλαίσιο του μηχανισμού ανάκαμψης και ανθεκτικότητας (ΜΑΑ) για εκταμίευση χρηματοδοτικής στήριξης ύψους 85 εκατ. […]
July 25, 2022

Announcement of Calls for Proposals of the “European Partnerships – Key Digital Technologies” Program

The Research and Innovation Foundation (R&I) informs interested parties of the announcement of the following five (5) new Calls for Proposals for the “European Partnerships – […]
July 22, 2022

Ανακοίνωση Προσκλήσεων Υποβολής Προτάσεων του Προγράμματος «Ευρωπαϊκές Συμπράξεις – Key Digital Technologies»

Το Ίδρυμα Έρευνας και Καινοτομίας (ΙδΕΚ) ενημερώνει τους ενδιαφερόμενους φορείς για την ανακοίνωση των ακόλουθων πέντε (5) νέων Προσκλήσεων υποβολής προτάσεων για το Πρόγραμμα «Ευρωπαϊκές Συμπράξεις […]
July 15, 2022

Startups4Peace – BUSINESS IDEAS TO BRING US TOGETHER

The EU funded Innovative Entrepreneurship project has launched the 2022 Startups4Peace (Su4P) programme in cooperation with the Embassy of Finland. The programme aims to encourage innovative […]
July 8, 2022

EU Cohesion Policy: More than €1 billion for Cyprus for Economic and Social Development and a Fair Green Transition in 2021-2027

Following today’s adoption of the Partnership Agreement, the single operational programme and the Just Transition Plan for Cyprus, the EU will invest a total of more than […]
June 21, 2022

EU AID Programme for the Turkish Cypriot Community

European Union continues to support the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage in Cyprus with additional EUR 2.5 million Euros The European Union Aid Programme for the […]
June 16, 2022

Call submission figures for Horizon Europe-Reforming the European R&I System

Call submission figures for the Horizon Europe’s 2022 call for proposals on “Reforming and Enhancing the European R&I System” are now available! By the call deadline […]
June 10, 2022

Public Consultation – “Dual Use Technologies” Programme

RIF plans to announce a new funding program “Dual Use Technologies”, which aims to promote research and development activities in the field of dual use technologies […]
June 2, 2022

The budget for photovoltaics and thermal insulation for the years 2022-2023 is doubled to € 30 million

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May 31, 2022

Increased support for EU farmers through rural development funds

The European Commission proposed an exceptional measure funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) to allow Member States to pay a one-off lump sum to farmers […]
May 24, 2022

Σχέδιο παροχής Κρατικών Χορηγιών για την Εισαγωγή Συστήματος Οικολογικής Διαχείρισης και Ελέγχου (EMAS) σε Επιχειρήσεις και Οργανισμούς Δημοσίου και Ιδιωτικού Δικαίου

To Τμήμα Περιβάλλοντος του Υπουργείου Γεωργίας, Αγροτικής Ανάπτυξης και Περιβάλλοντος στα πλαίσια προώθησης του Κοινοτικού Συστήματος Οικολογικής Διαχείρισης και Οικολογικού Ελέγχου (EMAS) σε επιχειρήσεις, ανακοινώνει την […]
May 6, 2022

Πρόσκληση υποβολής αιτήσεων για Ετικέτες Ποιότητας eTwinning 2022

Η Εθνική Ετικέτα Ποιότητας είναι ένα είδος αναγνώρισης σε εθνικό επίπεδο των εκπαιδευτικών, μαθητών και σχολείων για το υψηλό επίπεδο των δραστηριοτήτων τους, στα πλαίσια της […]
May 4, 2022

Ομιλία του Υπουργού Εσωτερικών κ. Νίκου Νουρή στην παρουσίαση του «Σχεδίου Δράσης για την ανάπλαση και την αναζωογόνηση της εντός των τειχών Λευκωσίας», στην παρουσία του ΠτΔ

Επιτρέψτε μου να χαρακτηρίσω ξεχωριστή τη σημερινή μέρα. Η παρέμβαση, που σήμερα παρουσιάζεται, στην καρδιά της Λευκωσίας, στον πυρήνα του αστικού κέντρου και της περιτειχισμένης πόλης […]
April 18, 2022

SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS FOR THE CYPRUS RESEARCH AWARDS 2022 HAS BEGUN

28th March 2022 Nominations for the 2022 Cyprus Research Awards have started The Foundation for Research and Innovation honors for the 15th year, the excellent researchers […]
March 28, 2022

EU Prize for Women Innovators

The Foundation for Research and Innovation announces the invitation to the EU Prize for Women in Innovation 2022. As part of initiatives to support women in […]
March 24, 2022

SELECTION OF PARTNERS TO CARRY OUT EUROPE DIRECT ACTIVITIES (2022-2025) IN CYPRUS

Αnnouncement for the call aims to establish 1 (one) EUROPE DIRECT with a focus on bi-communal – Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot – activities in Cyprus. […]
March 2, 2022

New publication! Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliances dissemination sheets

The third edition of the Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliances dissemination sheets have been published and are available hereSearch for available translations of the preceding linkEN•••. Check out the […]
March 2, 2022

Announcement of Invitation Results ENTERPRISES / 0521

The Foundation for Research and Innovation announces the completion of the evaluation process of the proposals submitted in the framework of the call for proposals ENTERPRISES […]
February 23, 2022

Invitations for Access to Nuclear Research Infrastructure of the Joint Research Center

    The Research and Innovation Foundation (IDEK) would like to inform those interested that the European Commission Joint Research Center (JRC) provides access to its […]
February 17, 2022

Horizon Europe: Research Infrastructures Program – (Horizon Europe: Research Infrastructures) Call for proposals for access to integrated interdisciplinary infrastructure for Materials and Biomaterials

  The Research and Innovation Foundation informs those interested in the CERIC call for proposals, which gives researchers worldwide the opportunity to access the analytical facilities […]
February 16, 2022

Invitation to Submit proposals for Excellence Hubs of the “Widening Participation and Strengthening the ERA” Programme of Horizon Europe

The Research and Innovation Foundation (IDEK) wishes to remind those interested in the Call for Proposals “Excellence Hubs” (Topic ID: HORIZON-WIDERA-2022-ACCESS-04-01), which is part of the […]
February 16, 2022

Horizon Europe Program: Open Calls for Proposals in the Multidisciplinary Priority “Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society”

The Foundation for Research and Innovation (IDEK) wishes to inform those interested in the possibility of submitting Proposals in the 2nd Multidisciplinary Priority entitled “Culture, Creativity […]
February 16, 2022

Call for Proposals ERA CHAIRS of the program “Widening Participation & Strengthening the ERA” of Horizon Europe

The Foundation for Research and Innovation (IDEK) wishes to remind those interested in the Call for Proposals “ERA Chairs” (Topic ID: HORIZON-WIDERA-2022-TALENTS-01-01). More specifically, the ERA […]
February 16, 2022

INVITATION TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS HOP-ON FACILITY OF THE “WIDENING PARTICIPATION & STRENGTHENING THE ERA” PROGRAM OF HORIZON EUROPE

The Foundation for Research and Innovation (IDEK) wishes to inform those interested in the Call for Proposals “Hop-on Facility” (Topic ID: HORIZON-WIDERA-2022-ACCESS-07-01). More specifically, the “Hop-on […]
January 21, 2022

The Department of Labor of the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance announces the termination of applications under two funding schemes

The Department of Labor of the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance announces the termination of applications under the “3rd Invitation of the Incentive Plan […]
January 18, 2022

Creative Europe: increased budget in 2022 to support the cultural and creative sectors

On 13 January, the European Commission adopted the 2022 Annual Work Programme for the Creative Europe programme. With an annual budget of €385.6 million, nearly €100 […]
January 11, 2022

Public Consultation: “Collaborative Development – Co-Develop” Programme

Research and Innovation Foundation plans to announce a new funding programme “Collaborative Development – Co-Develop”, which aims to promote the development of effective cooperation between enterprises […]
December 20, 2021

Mission Adaptation to Climate Change

The objective of the Mission is to support at least 150 European regions and communities to become climate resilient by 2030. The Mission on Adaptation to […]
December 20, 2021

Call for Proposals for the “Innovate” Programme

The Foundation for Research and Innovation informs the interested parties about the possibility of submitting proposals within the Call for Proposals of the Programme “Development and […]
December 20, 2021

Call for Proposals for the Seed Programme

The Research and Innovation Foundation informs the interested parties about the possibility of submitting proposals within the Call for Proposals of the Programme “Development of Internationally […]
December 20, 2021

Call for Proposals for the “Pre-Seed” Programme

The Research and Innovation Foundation informs the interested parties about the possibility of submitting proposals within the Call for Proposals of the Programme “Creation and Initial […]
December 17, 2021

Opportunities for Researchers from the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Horizon Europe

This document is designed to help potential proposers find SSH-related topics across the different parts of Horizon Europe 2021-2022 Work Programme. SSH in Horizon Europe Under […]
December 14, 2021

€150 million for Research and Innovation for the period 2021-2027

Three new funding programs, totaling € 13 million, were presented by the Chief Scientist of the Republic of Cyprus, Dr. Nikolas P. Mastrogiannopoulos and the Research […]
November 29, 2021

European Innovative Teaching Award

The European Innovative Teaching Award (EITA) is an EU initiative, which aims to present and promote the excellent teaching practices implemented under the Erasmus + programme, […]
November 29, 2021

Erasmus+ – Call for Proposals and publication of the Programme Guide 2022

All interested parties are informed that on November 24, 2021, the Invitation for Erasmus + 2022 applications and the respective Programme Guide were published. This information […]
November 18, 2021

Καλύφθηκε ο προϋπολογισμός ύψους €30 εκατ. του Σχεδίου Χορηγιών για Ενίσχυση της Νέας Επιχειρηματικής Δραστηριότητας – 15/11/2021

Το Υπουργείο Ενέργειας, Εμπορίου και Βιομηχανίας (ΥΕΕΒ) ανακοινώνει ότι ο διαθέσιμος προϋπολογισμός του Σχεδίου Χορηγιών για Ενίσχυση της Νέας Επιχειρηματικής Δραστηριότητας, που ανέρχεται στα €30 εκατ., […]
November 18, 2021

First calls for proposals under the Digital Europe Programme are launched in digital tech, cybersecurity and European Digital Innovation Hubs

Today, the Commission announced the first set of calls for proposals under the Digital Europe Programme. This follows the adoption of the work programmes allocating nearly €2 billion for […]
November 11, 2021

EIT Community Booster – Scaling New European Bauhaus Ventures

Are you a startup or scaleup developing innovative solutions that make Europe more sustainable, inclusive and improve citizens’ quality of life? On a mission to foster […]
October 26, 2021

Horizon Europe Guidance on Gender Equality Plans Available

The European Commission has published a guidance document on gender equality plans. This guidance document supports organisations to meet the Gender Equality Plan (GEP) eligibility criterion […]
October 11, 2021

WEBINAR: Funding Opportunities for Innovative SMEs – The EUROSTARS-3 Programme, 1st Cut-off-Date

Material: Eurostars 3 Presentation Eurostars Cyprus Presentation Video Διαδικτυακού Εργαστηρίου
October 8, 2021

Horizon Europe Guidance on Gender Equality Plans Available

The European Commission has published a guidance document on gender equality plans. This guidance document supports organisations to meet the Gender Equality Plan (GEP) eligibility criterion […]
September 29, 2021

EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme “Horizon Europe” RRF Training Workshops / Modules

More information can be found in Greek language
September 28, 2021

Ημερίδες σε ορεινές κοινότητες για ενημέρωση των πολιτών για τα Σχέδια Χορηγιών του Ταμείου ΑΠΕ και ΕΞ.Ε.

Το Υπουργείο Ενέργειας, Εμπορίου και Βιομηχανίας (ΥΕΕΒ), η Διαχειριστική Επιτροπή του Ταμείου ΑΠΕ και ΕΞ.Ε. και το Γραφείο του Επιτρόπου Ορεινών Κοινοτήτων, έχουν προγραμματίσει τρεις ημερίδες […]
September 27, 2021

Call for Proposals ERC Starting Grant and ERC Consolidator Grant 2022

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September 17, 2021

Call for Proposals «EUROSTARS Cyprus», 17 September 2021

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September 16, 2021

Συμπράξεις Μικρής Κλίμακας – 2η Προθεσμία για υποβολή αιτήσεων για επιχορήγηση, στα πλαίσια της Πρόσκλησης του 2021

Το ΙΔΕΠ Διά Βίου Μάθησης ανακοινώνει ότι οι αιτήσεις για Συμπράξεις Μικρής Κλίμακας είναι διαθέσιμες στην πλατφόρμα αιτήσεων της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής. Η 2η καταληκτική ημερομηνία υποβολής αιτήσεων […]
September 9, 2021

Πρόσκληση υποβολής αιτήσεων για συμμετοχή σε Εθνικά Εργαστήρια eTwinning

Το Ίδρυμα Διαχείρισης Ευρωπαϊκών Προγραμμάτων Διά Βίου Μάθησης, στα πλαίσια προώθησης της Δράσης eTwinning στα Κυπριακά σχολεία και σε συνεργασία με την Ομάδα Πρεσβευτών eTwinning της […]
September 4, 2021

MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021 Proposals Review

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September 2, 2021

Call for Participation / Professional Development Workshops / eTwinning

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September 2, 2021

Swiss participation in the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation and other related programmes and initiatives

The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) provides regular updates on Switzerland’s participation in the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation, Horizon Europe […]
September 2, 2021

Previews of proposals for the Teaming for Excellence 2021 call

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August 24, 2021

Ανακοίνωση Υπουργείου Οικονομικών για το Σχέδιο Οικία – Σχέδιο Διαχείρισης Δανείων που παραχωρήθηκαν στο πλαίσιο κυβερνητικών σχεδίων στέγασης

Σε συνέχεια της έγκρισης από την Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή στις 13 Αυγούστου 2021 του Σχεδίου Οικία, το Υπουργείο Οικονομικών ενημερώνει για τα ακόλουθα: Το Σχέδιο Οικία προορίζεται […]
August 24, 2021

Scheme for the Enhancement of SMEs competitiveness in the Manufacturing Sector and other specific Economic Activities

The Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry, informs the interested entrepreneurs that since 9/2/2021 when the submission of the Funding Scheme for “Enhancing the Competitiveness of […]
August 19, 2021

Approval of a “Home” Plan by the European Commission to support vulnerable borrowers

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August 19, 2021

Cyprus is among the first countries in the absorption of Cohesion Policy funds 2014 – 2020

According to official statistics from the European Commission (August 2021), Cyprus continues to rank among the EU Member States in the absorption of funds from the […]
August 19, 2021

CHANGES IN THE SUBMISSION AND EVALUATION PROCEDURE OF COST APPLICATIONS AND IN THE RELEVANT RULES

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF), would like to inform all interested researchers, about the updating of the submission and evaluation procedure of applications for the […]
August 19, 2021

Additional funding from National Resources for the creation or upgrade of Centers of Excellence in Cyprus in the framework of the Teaming for Excellence Action of the Horizon Europe 2021-2027 Programme

INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST The Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy (the “Deputy Ministry”) calls on the parties interested to submit an application […]
August 6, 2021

EU Cohesion policy: €2.7 billion of additional resources to support the recovery in Spain, Italy and Cyprus

The Commission has approved the modification of seven Operational Programmes (OP) for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and European Social Fund in Spain, Italy and […]
July 8, 2021

NextGenerationEU: European Commission endorses Cyprus’s €1.2 billion recovery and resilience plan

The European Commission has today adopted a positive assessment of Cyprus’s recovery and resilience plan. This is an important step towards the EU disbursing a total […]
July 8, 2021

Statement by President von der Leyen on Cyprus’ recovery and resilience plan

Thank you very much dear President, Dear Nicos, my friend, Indeed, I want to express my support, first of all, to Cyprus in the face of […]
July 6, 2021

European Cooperation in Science and Technology – COST

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a funding organisation for research and innovation networks. Our Actions help connect research initiatives across Europe and beyond […]
June 30, 2021

Maria Leptin appointed next President of the European Research Council

The European Commission has today appointed Professor Maria Leptin as the next President of the European Research Council (ERC). Professor Leptin, who is currently the Director of EMBO […]
June 18, 2021

“Horizon Europe Info Days”: Series of Online Informative and Brokerage Events by the European Commission

Researchers and Innovators working in organisations in Cyprus will have the opportunity to follow a series of online events on the opportunities arising from the European […]
June 18, 2021

Commission to invest €14.7 billion from Horizon Europe for a healthier, greener and more digital Europe

The Commission has adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2021-2022, which outlines the objectives and specific topic areas that will receive a total of €14.7 […]
June 14, 2021

Launch of the first calls of the Creative Europe programme 2021-2027

The first calls have been launched under the new Creative Europe programme (2021-2022), with a total budget of €2.4 billion over seven years. The programme aims […]
June 11, 2021

The Nicosia Declaration was adopted

The conference on “Artificial Intelligence – Intelligent Politics: Challenges and Opportunities for Media and Democracy” was concluded The online conference of Ministers responsible for Media and […]
June 10, 2021

EU external action budget: European Commission welcomes the final adoption of the EU’s new long-term external action budget for 2021-2027

The European Commission welcomes the European Parliament’s decision to adopt the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) – ‘Global Europe’ for the period 2021-2027. This […]
June 10, 2021

EU increases its commitment to Global Partnership for Education with a pledge of €700 million for 2021-2027

Ahead of the G7 Summit, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen announced today that the European Union is pledging €700 million for the Global Partnership for […]
June 8, 2021

2020 EU Budget: Performance report highlights swift and global EU response to the coronavirus crisis while supporting key EU priorities

The EU budget has helped ensure a swift and comprehensive EU response to the coronavirus crisis and its consequences, while supporting overarching EU priorities. This involved […]
June 8, 2021

EU budget 2022: Speeding up Europe’s recovery and progressing towards a green, digital and resilient future

The Commission has today proposed an annual EU budget of €167.8 billion for 2022, to be complemented by an estimated €143.5 billion in grants under NextGenerationEU. […]
June 7, 2021

Commission seeks leading innovators for the European Innovation Council Board

The European Innovation Council (EIC) launched today a call for expression of interest for the new EIC Board.   Under the Horizon Europe legislation, this Board […]
June 7, 2021

SUCCESS OF CYPRUS IN COST OPEN CALL NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARTICIPATION IN COST ACTIONS

Cyprus has been successful in participating in nineteen (19) out of the forty (40) Proposals approved by the European Programme COST (Cooperation in Science and Technology), for the […]
June 3, 2021

LIFE programme: EU honours inspirational projects supporting nature, environment and climate action

Yesterday at the EU Green Week, Europe’s biggest environmental event, the winners of the 2021 LIFE Awards were announced by the EU’s LIFE programme – the EU’s funding instrument […]
June 2, 2021

NextGenerationEU: European Commission to issue around €80 billion in long-term bonds as part of funding plan for 2021

Following the approval of the Own Resources Decision by all EU Member States, the Commission can now start raising resources to finance Europe’s recovery through NextGenerationEU. […]
June 2, 2021

European Semester Spring Package: Paving the way for a strong and sustainable recovery

The European Commission has today presented the European Semester Spring Package, which focuses on providing fiscal guidance to Member States as they continue the process of […]
May 20, 2021

EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS’ NIGHT 2021: CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR THE PARTICIPATION OF ORGANISATIONS OF THE R&I ECOSYSTEM

The European Researchers’ Night celebrating research, innovation and science, organized in Cyprus by the Research and Innovation Foundation since 2006, will take place on September 24th, […]
May 14, 2021

THE CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF EUROPE – CITIZENS HAVE THEIR SAY

On 9th May 2021, the conference on the Future of Europe has been officially launched, giving the opportunity to all Europeans to contribute and play a leading role […]
May 5, 2021

CIRCULAR BUDGET REVISION BETWEEN DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES ELIGIBLE FOR AID IN PROJECTS FUNDED IN THE FRAME OF THE RESTART 2016-2020 PROGRAMMES

With the present Circular, the Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF), wishes to inform Project Coordinators (PCs) and Legal Representatives about the management of funded Projects which […]
April 19, 2021

Learn more about the Volunteer House in Lefkosia

The Office of the Commissioner for Volunteerism and Non-Governmental Organisations, in the framework of its policy for support of Non-Governmental Organisations, has proceeded with the establishment of the “Volunteer House”, in Lefkosia.
April 9, 2021

Commission opens first European Innovation Council calls worth €1 billion

Following the launch of the European Innovation Council (EIC) and the announcement of the first funding opportunities, today the Commission opens the first EIC Accelerator calls.
April 7, 2021

Grant Scheme for visitable handicraft, handicraft and wine gastronomy workshops in mountainous, remote and rural areas by the Deputy Ministry of Tourism

Σε συνέχεια έγκρισης του Υπουργικού Συμβουλίου, το Υφυπουργείο Τουρισμού ανακοινώνει Σχέδιο για την επιχορήγηση της πραγματοποίησης επισκέψιμων εργαστηρίων χειροτεχνίας, βιοτεχνίας και οινογαστρονομίας στις ορεινές, ακριτικές και περιοχές της Υπαίθρου.
April 7, 2021

Next week, the Sponsorship Plans for the installation or replacement of water heaters and for thermal insulation of ceilings and installation of photo

April 6, 2021

NEW FUNDING PROGRAMMES FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION WITH A BUDGET OF €15 MILLION

Press Release 05 April 2021 RIF: New funding programmes for Research and Innovation with a budget of €15 million The Programmes aim at strengthening and further developing the […]
March 30, 2021

TENTATIVE TIMELINE OF CALLS UNDER ERC WORK PROGRAMME 2022 AND WEBINAR RECORDING

The European Research Council (ERC) organised on 26 March 2021, a webinar for the current and upcoming ERC Calls for Proposals, announced in the frame of […]
March 27, 2021

Reinforcing trust in scientific studies on food products: new rules for more transparency and independence

On 27 March 2021, the Regulation on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain becomes applicable. The Commission's proposal for this Regulation was adopted in 2019, following a European Citizens' Initiative. The Regulation's entry into force does not only mark an important step forward in the modernisation of the EU food safety policy, it is also a great example of the direct political impact of a European Citizens' Initiative.
March 26, 2021

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions programme: the Commission honours outstanding research proposals

The European Commission has awarded the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Seal of Excellence Certificate to 2,885 researchers for the outstanding quality of their research proposals, despite not being awarded the MSCA Individual Fellowship. Applicants awarded this Certificate will gain access to funding from regional, national or institutional sources.
March 26, 2021

Commission welcomes entry into force of EU4Health programme

The Commission welcomes the entry into force of the EU4Health programme today. This follows the Council adoption on 17 March and the vote on the programme by the European Parliament on 9 March. It marks the final step towards making €5.1 billion available to strengthen the resilience of health systems and promote innovation in the health sector.
March 25, 2021

Erasmus+: over €28 billion to support mobility and learning for all, across the European Union and beyond

The Commission adopted the first annual work programme of Erasmus+ 2021-2027. With a budget of €26.2 billion, (compared to €14.7 billion for 2014-2020), complemented with about €2.2 billion from EU's external instruments, the new and revamped programme will fund learning mobility and cross-border cooperation projects for 10 million Europeans of all ages and all backgrounds.
March 24, 2021

Commission launches open access publishing platform for scientific papers

The European Commission launched Open Research Europe, a publishing platform for scientific papers that will be accessible to everyone. The platform will present the results of research funded by Horizon Europe, the EU research and innovation programme for 2021-2027, and its predecessor, Horizon 2020.
March 18, 2021

Commission launches European Innovation Council to help turn scientific ideas into breakthrough innovations

The European Commission launched, at an online event, the European Innovation Council (EIC) with a budget of over €10 billion (in current prices) for 2021-2027 to develop and expand breakthrough innovations. Building on a successful pilot programme under Horizon 2020, the new EIC is not only a novelty of Horizon Europe, but it is also unique in the world:
March 16, 2021

Horizon Europe Programme: Pillar ΙΙΙ

Horizon Europe is the EU’s research and innovation framework programme running from 2021-2027.   The EU institutions reached a political agreement on Horizon Europe on 11 December 2020 and set the budget for Horizon Europe at €95.5 billion in current prices (including €5.4 billion from the Next Generation of the EU – Recovery Fund).
March 16, 2021

Horizon Europe: Strategic planning and the first strategic plan (2021-2024)

The strategic planning process focuses in particular on Pillar II of Horizon Europe, "Global challenges and European industrial competitiveness" and also covers relevant activities in other pillars and the Widening Participation and Strengthening the European Research Area part.
March 2, 2021

Choose your favourite Erasmus coin

In 2022 the Erasmus programme celebrates its 35th birthday. Are you one of the millions of people who have loved the experience? Or maybe you have heard about Erasmus but not yet had a chance to take part?
February 22, 2021

ERC WORK PROGRAMME 2021 AND UPDATED CALL TIMELINE

The European Research Council (ERC) officially announced, the adoption of its 2021 Work Programme by the European Commission, making it the first Work Programme to be approved […]
February 22, 2021

ERC Work Programme 2021 and Updated Call Timeline

The European Research Council (ERC) officially announced, the adoption of its 2021 Work Programme by the European Commission, making it the first Work Programme to be approved in the frame of HORIZON EUROPE, the EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2021-2027.
November 10, 2020

LIFE Networking Event, Thursday November 19th 2020

The Department of Environment, through the LIFE Cyclamen Project, is hosting a Networking Event, which will be held in the form of: A live streaming experience sharing event, on Thursday November 19th 2020 (11:00 - 12:30 EET), and Bilateral virtual meetings (from November 19th until December 31st, 2020). Current and past LIFE ...