Cyprus

Research Promotion Foundation
European Research Programmes and International

P.O. Box 23422
1683 Nicosia
CYPRUS

Mr. Marinos Portokallides
Project Officer

 

Phone: +357 22 205 052
Mail: mportokallides@research.org.cy

FUNDING BODY

The Research Promotion Foundation (RPF) of Cyprus serves as the national organisation for the promotion of scientific and technological research in Cyprus. The most important activities of the PRF include the development of competitive National Programmes to finance research Projects, the participation of Cyprus in EU Programmes and the promotion of international cooperation in the field of Research and Development.

FUNDING TOOLS

The RPF, in the framework of its National Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Innovation (DESMI), established the «EUREKA Cyprus» Programme, which offers funding opportunities to Cypriot organisations wishing to participate in EUREKA Projects. Under the «EUREKA - New Projects» Action, the RPF supports the participation of Cypriot enterprises, research centers and universities involved in projects implemented in the framework of EURIPIDES.

FUNDING IN CYPRUS

Research Promotion Foundation: GRANTS
  • SME:                                      max 80%
  • Large CO:                              max 65%
  • Public Research-Universities: max 100%

 

  • The participation of a Cypriot company (large, medium or small) is compulsory.
  • Project proposals for Cypriot organisations' participation in EURIPIDES² projects have to be accompanied by the Full Project Proposal (FPP) submitted to the EURIPIDES² Office.