ETEK Engineering Award

KIOS CoE received an Honorable Mention from Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK), as part of the “ETEK Engineering Award”. The Award, which is announced every three years, recognizes engineering achievements that have an impact in the society of Cyprus, as well as internationally. This year, 23 engineering projects were submitted.

According to the award committee, an honourable mention was given to Drs. Panayiotis Kolios and Demetris Eliades, for coordinating the project “COVID-19 Emergency Response Management Platform”, the web platform which manages all the national data related to the COVID-19 cases. The Platform was developed by KIOS for the Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy. The award committee recognized that this project utilized the know-how and experience of the KIOS researchers excellently, to create a trustworthy tool for managing the pandemic, with an added value for the society of Cyprus. The Award was delivered to KIOS by the Minister of Transport, Communication and Works, Mr Yiannis Karousos.

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