On the occasion of the completion of 10 years since its establishment, The Cyprus Institute is organizing a series of events to highlight its important research work and achievements.
The Institute, ten years since its establishment and 8 years since its formal operations commenced has succeeded to be internationally recognised as a regional research and educational resource. Within this period many aspects of its guiding vision have been materialized, among them the following:
- Successful operation of three research centers in scientific fields of regional significance and global interest.
- Establishment of important research infrastructures
- Secure significant competitive research grants, mainly from the EU
- Offer of three accredited PhD programs
The following events will take place:
- Saturday, June 25 at 19:00: Procession of Solar Cars in Ledras & Onasagorou Streets
- Sunday, June 26 at 10:00 to 13:00: Solar Car Challenge (race starts at Spyrou Kyprianou Avenue)
- Sunday, June 26 at 14:00: Awards Ceremony, Solar Car Challenge 2016, at the Nicosia Town Hall (event open to the public)
- Wednesday, June 29 from 10:00 - 16:00: Open Day - The research laboratories of CyI in Athalassa will be open for the public
- Thursday, June 30 from 09:30 - 14:00: Open Day - Guided tours of the CyI’s laboratories in Pentakomo and Athalassa
- 09:30: Bus departure to Pentakomo
- 12:30: Return to CyI
- 12:45-14:00: Guided tour of CyI Athalassa Laboratories (in Greek)
- Thursday, June 30th at 14:30 to 16:30, at Novel Technology Laboratory: Panel discussion with prominent scientists about work, achievements and future plans of CyI.
- Thursday, June 30th at 18:30, at “the Olive Grove”, Delikipos, Nicosia: Event for the Association of the Friends of the Cyprus Institute
- Friday, July 1st at 11:00 to 12:30: Guided tour of the CyI laboratories in Athalassa (in English)
- Friday, July 1st at 19:00 to 20:30, Leventis Municipal Museum: Graduation Ceremony. The commencement speech will be deliverd by H.E. President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades. A reception will follow.
Sponsors of the events:
Medochemie, RCB Bank, Alpha Bank.
Media Sponsors “Mega TV”, and the newspaper "Kathimerini".