The 1st Cypriot Research Centre focusing on
Scientific Excellence & Technology Transfer

The RISE Centre will be hosted
at Nicosia's creative quarter

Transforming Cyprus into a
Technology & Innovation Hub

RISE stands for Research centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies.

About RISE

The proposed Research centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging Technologies (RISE) aims to become a Centre of Excellence and a hub across the three continents bordering Cyprus, facilitating thus the local scientific, technological, and economic growth of the region. It identifies the potential of Interactive Media to bring together several scientific areas, yielding applications in the priority areas of the Smart Specialisation Strategy of Cyprus. Therefore, research in RISE integrates the Visual Sciences, Human Factors and Design, and Communications and Artificial Intelligence, in a tight synergy that provides a unique interdisciplinary research perspective that emphasizes an “Inspired by Humans, Designed for Humans” philosophy.



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Horizon 2020 - EU Research and Innovation programme
02 Jun. 2016

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation program...

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RISE Final Workshop at the A.G. Leventis Gallery Video
01 Jun. 2016

RISE Final Workshop at the A.G. Leventis Gallery Video

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RISE Workshop at the A.G. Leventis Gallery in Nicosia
14 Apr. 2016

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Medicon 2016: XIV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and...
04 Apr. 2016

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The partnership for the creation of RISE is composed of the public universities, the University of Cyprus, the Cyprus University of Technology and Open University Cyprus, the advanced partners Max Planck Instiute for Informatics (Germany) and University College London (UK) and the Municipality of Nicosia (Project Coordinator).

Nicosia Municipality

Max Planck Institut Informatik

University College London

University of Cyprus

Cyprus University of Technology

Open University of Cyprus

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.

This project has received funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the Directorate General for the European Programmes, Coordination and Development.