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2021

The Cyprus PathoCERT Community of Practice engaged in the use of technology for managing waterborne pathogen contamination events during emergencies

The second meeting of the Cyprus PathoCERT Community of Practice took place on the 19th of November 2021, at the KIOS Center of Excellence (KIOS CoE) premises. The successful meeting was organized by Cyprus Civil Defence within the context of the European research project “PathoCERT” and included stakeholders from 15 organizations of the public sector …

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10 Scholarships for the MSc Program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems and employment opportunities offered at the KIOS Center of Excellence

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (KIOS CoE) announces 10 Master-level Scholarships for the MSc program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems, starting in September 2022. Scholarships will be awarded based on merit and can cover up to 100% of the tuition fees. In addition, there is the option for successful scholarship applicants to …

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The KIOS Center of Excellence is participating in an EU research project to develop safe and reliable Multi-Robot Systems

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (KIOS CoE) at the University of Cyprus is participating in a challenging research project entitled “SESAME: Secure and Safe Multi-Robot Systems”, funded by the EU under the Horizon 2020 program. The project aims to develop a new generation of Multi-Robot Systems (MRS), utilizing AI/ML among other approaches …

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KIOS and Cyprus Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works collaborate in the area of intelligent and sustainable transportation networks

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the University of Cyprus (UCY) and the Cyprus Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works (MTCW). The agreement supports the collaboration between the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus and the Ministry of Transport for research and innovation activities to support green, …

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European Defence Agency visits the KIOS Center of Excellence

A fruitful discussion and exchange of views on EU research and innovation defence and security priorities took place during the visit from the European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief Executive, Mr. Jiří Šedivý, to the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University Of Cyprus, on the 11th of October 2021. Mr. Šedivý was …

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Important research and innovation collaborations to support the digital and green transformation of the city of Larnaca

On the 28th of September 2021, the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Larnaca Municipality, Larnaca’s Water Board, and Larnaca’s Sewerage and Drainage Board, to support the digital and green transformation of the city of Larnaca. This transformation will help the city respond …

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Undergraduate students get hands-on experience through research and innovation projects

Putting theory into practice has always been a challenge for young students. The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) offered by KIOS CoE at the University of Cyprus provides exciting opportunities for undergraduate students from Cyprus and abroad to engage in research and innovation during the summer period. Through this program, that is modeled on international …

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KIOS researchers showcase their work to the President of the EU Commission and to the President of Republic of Cyprus

The President of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen, accompanied by the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, toured the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence research facilities on the 8th of July 2021. The visit to the Center was part of her tour to European Union member states to deliver …

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The KIOS CoE coordinates a defence research project to enhance the operational capabilities of the Cyprus National Guard

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus is coordinating the defence research project “THISEAS”, which aims at developing an electronic situational awareness and decision support system to improve the Cyprus National Guard’s operational capabilities. The THISEAS project has been selected through a highly competitive process, within the framework of …

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Innovative digital solutions by KIOS CoE in the fight against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has been the greatest global challenge in recent history, posing enormous health and socio-economic consequences on Governments across the world. In an effort to assist the public authorities in Cyprus to control the spread of the virus and overcome the challenges that arose due to the pandemic, the KIOS Research and Innovation …

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tinyML EMEA 2021: The inaugural Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Technical Forum on tiny Machine Learning (tinyML)

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus is co-organizing the inaugural tinyML EMEA Technical Forum, which will be held online between the 7th to 10th of June 2021. The forum follows the unprecedented success of the tinyML Summit that was organized during the last three years in Silicon Valley …

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New Scholarship Opportunities by KIOS for the MSc program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (KIOS CoE) announces 5 Master-level Scholarships for the MSc program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems. The program is offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cyprus in collaboration with KIOS CoE and Imperial College London, UK. Scholarships will be awarded based …

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Contribution of the KIOS CoE to the development and modernization of curricula in Cyber-Physical Systems

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (CoE) research team is contributing to the development and modernization of curricula in Cyber-Physical Systems modelling and simulation in Belarus and Ukraine, within the framework of the Erasmus+ project “CybPhys.” The KIOS CoE team is offering material, content, professional staff and student training, and guidance for the …

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KIOS CoE develops novel solutions for detecting cyber-attacks against vehicles

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence research team is contributing to the development of solutions for detecting cyber-attacks against vehicles within the context of the European innovation Action project “CARAMEL” (Artificial Intelligence-based Cybersecurity for Connected and Automated Vehicles). The “CARAMEL” project addresses the cybersecurity challenges of the next generation mobility based on Connected …

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The KIOS CoE contributed to the development of the CovTracer-EN contact tracing mobile application in Cyprus

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (KIOS CoE), in collaboration with the CYENS Center of Excellence, developed the contact tracing app, CovTracer – Exposure Notification (CovTracer-EN), thus contributing to the effort made at a national and European level in breaking the chain of coronavirus infections and saving lives. The app was developed under …

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