EIT Manufacturing Info Day @ Cyprus

We are delighted to invite you to the first EIT Manufacturing Info Day @ Cyprus, that will take place at A.G. Leventis Gallery on Monday April 3rd. The agenda can be found attached in the email.

EIT Manufacturing is a Knowledge and Innovation Community within the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) – that connects the leading manufacturing actors in Europe. EIT Manufacturing’s main goal is to bring European stakeholders focused on manufacturing together in innovation ecosystems that add unique value to European products, processes and services and inspire the creation of globally competitive and sustainable manufacturing.

Within 2022, EIT Manufacturing inaugurated its Co-Location Center (CLC) South East, based in Athens, Greece that serves eight countries of South East Europe, including Cyprus.

EIT Manufacturing Info Day @ Cyprus is co-organized by EIT Manufacturing CLC South East and CYENS Centre of Excellence targeting on introducing EIT Manufacturing CLC South East, its activities and offered opportunities to the local manufacturing innovation ecosystem.

The event will include two parts:

  • Part 1 – Opening remarks and keynote speeches from local manufacturing innovation experts and EIT Manufacturing representatives
  • Part 2 – Workshop for discussing and addressing the challenges and the opportunities in the local/Cyprian ecosystem

Participants will have the opportunity to meet key representatives of EIT Manufacturing community and network with key stakeholders from the Cyprus innovation ecosystem (industry, RTO’s, startups, national authorities).

To register and secure your place, please visit the registration link .

It should be mentioned also that the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is an EU body created by the European Union in 2008 to strengthen Europe’s ability to innovate. The EIT is an integral part of Horizon Europe, the EU’s Framework Program for Research and Innovation. For more information click HERE.

Two new calls for proposals of €6 million for the support of Cypriot enterprises

“Research in Enterprises”: The aim is to intensify the participation of Cypriot businesses in R&I activities, with a budget specifically for businesses without prior essential participation.

We would like to inform you that the Research and Innovation Foundation of Cyprus (RIF) has announced two new calls with a total budget of €6 million, thus continuing its practical support to the Research and Innovation ecosystem of Cyprus.

The calls are part of the “Research in Enterprises” Program of the Research and Innovation Foundation of Cyprus and are an opportunity for SMEs and large Cypriot businesses to create new or substantially improved products, services or methods of production of high-added value. The ultimate aim of the Program is to intensify the participation of Cypriot enterprises in Research & Innovation activities.

To enhance the capacity of a greater number of enterprises to innovate, a budget of €1 million will be allocated to enterprises that have not previously submitted proposals as Contractors to the Foundation under the Foundation’s R&I Programs.

The maximum funding per project is €200.000.

The Submission of Proposals is made through the IRIS gate of the RIF and the deadline is April 24th, 2023 at 13:00. It is noted that the calls are funded by the Recovery and Resilience Facility of the Next Generation EU.

For more information, interested parties can visit the RIF website, www.research.org.cy or contact the Foundation’s Partner Service Center, at tel.: 22205000.

TEKTiTE: DIGITAL ECONOMY 2023 – Online Open Innovation Brokerage Event

Online Open Innovation Brokerage Event
28 – 31 March (4 days) 2023

We would like to inform you about the international digital economy event “TEKTiTE: DIGITAL ECONOMY 2023” which is for businesses, universities, research centers, investors and other organizations interested in learning about the digital economy.

This event will be held online on March 28 – 31, hosted by DeltaTech-Korea Ltd. “TEKTiTE: Digital Economy 2023” is an online technology trade show for four days. “TEKTiTE”, for the fourth time this year, is an online trade fair with the theme:

➢ Mobility.
➢ Healthcare
➢ Environment
➢ Smart City industry
➢ City/Home/Factory/Farm

Registration process: To register, please visit the event website where you can find more information about the event: https://digitaleconomy.tektite.kr/member/member_email.php

European Innovation Council Info Days

Information Event on the topic “European Innovation Council Info Days” 4 – 5 April 2023

We would like to inform you that the Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) is organising an information event entitled “European Innovation Council Info Days” between 4-5 April 2023. The event will take place at the Cleopatra City Center Hotel.

On 4 April the EIC Pathfinder & EIC Transition programmes will be presented and on 5 April 2023 the presentations will focus on the EIC Accelerator and as such will only involve representatives of companies or mid-caps, which are potential beneficiaries of the programme.

The event will provide information on the individual programmes under the work programme of the “European Innovation Council”, which is a major novelty under Pillar 3 of “Horizon Europe”. The aim is for participants to understand the requirements of the programmes through specific presentations by EIC evaluators.

Please note that the event will be held in English and participation is free of charge.

Interested parties should register in advance via the link here, no later than 31 March 2023. 

The agenda of the event is attached.

It should be noted that the EIC aims to identify and support advanced technologies and radical innovation that have the potential to expand internationally. It supports all stages of innovation, from initial research and development of advanced technologies, validation and demonstration of advanced technologies and innovations, to the development and expansion of SMEs, start-ups and spin-offs.

If you would like to receive information and personalised information on funding opportunities, events and other activities related to the European Research and Innovation Programmes, please fill in your details and areas of activity in the questionnaire available here.

Interested parties can contact the relevant Foundation officials and National Contact Points for the EIC Work Programme, Ms Nedis Kaffa at telephone number: 22205039 and e-mail: [email protected] and Mr George Christou at telephone number: 22205030 and e-mail: [email protected]

More Information:   

15 years supporting small businesses with international ambitions

In 2023, the Enterprise Europe Network celebrates its fifteenth birthday. To commemorate this milestone, Network partners across the world will be celebrating alongside some of the 4.2 million small businesses that they have helped to innovate and grow internationally.

Who has the Network been helping?

Embedded in local business structures and connected across the globe, the over 450 Network’s partner organisations are perfectly positioned to support businesses across a vast array of sectors from every corner of the EU.

The Network’s advisers’ trusted advice and practical help has been supporting businesses from agriculture to artificial intelligence, from textile to aerospace, from maritime to creative industries, with a specific focus on enhancing companies’ sustainability, resilience, and digital transformation. Its unique combination of local knowledge and global reach has meant that thousands of companies have been able to access international markets and grow their businesses further and faster.

How has the Network been helping businesses?

More than half a million companies have benefitted from personalised one-to one business advice that has helped them enhance their international potential.

Learn how the Network guided Finnish company OiOi towards international success.

The Network’s advisers ensure businesses are investor ready and able to access the right sources of finance to bring their innovative ideas to commercial success.

Learn how the Network helped Spanish company Life Length secure funding to develop their groundbreaking technology.

Thanks to its expertise and free support, every single day, 525 companies receive specialised guidance and training sessions. The Network helps them reap the opportunities of the EU Single Market and access international markets beyond Europe.

Learn how the Network supported Dutch company Beefy Green in finding the right business partners, and helped Irish company Achill Oysters to take its business onto the global stage.

Why turn to the Network?

These are just a few of the companies that have benefitted from the Network’s support. Companies across Europe and beyond are turning to the Network as a reliable partner with a proven track record in helping companies achieve their international ambitions.


European Programs for the promotion of agricultural products

Calls for proposals for 2023

We would like to inform you that the 2023 calls for proposals for the promotion of EU agricultural products are published on the Funding and Tenders portal of the European Commission.

The objectives, themes and priorities, the activities that can be financed, the available budget, the timetable and deadlines, the documents to be provided for participation, the eligibility and award criteria are described in the text of the tenders. Click HERE.

Please note that the last date for the submission of proposals is April 20, 2023, at 17:00 Brussels time (16:00 Cyprus time).

Relevant information on this topic can be found in the EU Press Release and on the platform of the webinar held in February 2023.



In order to strengthen and deepen the economic and business relations between Cyprus and Poland, the CCCI, in cooperation with the Polish-Cypriot Chamber of Commerce in Cyprus and with the support of the Enterprise Europe Network of Cyprus (EEN), are organizing a Business Forum entitled “IT FOR SECURITY AND SECURITY FOR IT,” which will take place on 25 April 2023 at 10:30 am on the 2nd floor of the CCCI.

The aim of the Business Forum is for the participating companies to be informed about the current situation, new developments and technological solutions in the field of Cybersecurity so that their operation in the new digital environment will be more effective, efficient and secure.

The Forum will conclude with the organization of business meetings between Polish and Cypriot companies with the aim of expanding trade and investment relations between the two countries.

It should be noted that the Business Forum will be attended by six companies from Poland interested in meetings with Cypriot businesses. A list with the profiles of the Polish companies will follow. The Program of the event will be announced in the coming days.

If you are interested in attending the Business Forum and/or having meetings with the members of the Polish delegation, please register HERE no later than Friday 21/04/2023.

It must be noted that the event is under the auspices of the Polish Embassy in Cyprus and there is no participation fee.

For more information, please call 22889749/50/52 or email [email protected]



Company’s name: SOC360

Description of company’s current activities and products/services: 24/7/365 monitoring of IT infrastructure using the so-called SOK (security operation center), i.e. a remote operating center which supervises security, detects threats, identifies them and reacts immediately to protect users against various types of cyberattacks, hacking and data theft, malware, spyware, ransomware, APT and others.

Company’s name: AFINE

Description of company’s current activities and products/services:

A company dealing with hardware security research, analysis of the existing infrastructure, performing penetration tests i.e. an audit of IT infrastructure together with conclusions and recommendations for the future using the latest software and solutions; conducts research and training.

Company’s name: TESCLIX

Description of company’s current activities and products/services:

A company doing security analysis and securing corporate websites by process monitoring, website monitoring, SSL monitoring and performing constant security tests which customers can implement in the form of monthly packages.

Company’s name: AIRSHERIFF

Description of company’s current activities and products/services:

A company dealing with the security of the wireless network of companies and institutions through a package of recommendations, security installation, continuous 24/7/365 monitoring, blocking threats, reporting and also learning through a virtual machine with artificial intelligence features.

Company’s name: OXYGENIT

Description of company’s current activities and products/services:

Acustom software production company with experience and expertise in building secure data centers and recently focusing on the use of artificial intelligence in public safety, health, transport and other commercial purposes that improve performance and provide higher security.

Company’s name: FOJTIK

Description of company’s current activities and products/services:

A member of the Polish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce and a legal office conducting training for the public sector in Poland. The general partner, a graduate of the Jagiellonian University of Krakow, will give an extremely interesting lecture on the latest European legislation in the field of IT security.

Under the auspices of:


EU-Japan Green Transition Matchmaking 2023

In partnership with many stakeholders in Europe and Japan, the EU-Japan Centre organises an “EU-Japan Green Transition Matchmaking” for the second year in a row.
The event is for companies as well as research organisations from Japan and EU interested in building business partnerships that contribute to a low-carbon society.

The EU-Japan Green Transition online platform offers opportunities for matchmaking on-site in Tokyo during the Smart Energy Week from 15-17 March and online from 22-24 March 2023.

Matchmaking beyond these dates will be possible until August 2023.

The platform will also be open to hosting webinars related to the Green Transition topic. Already more than 200 organisations are registered on the platform.

The main target areas are:
– Renewable Energy
– Smart Energy Infrastructure
– Energy and Resource Efficiency
– Biomaterials
– Other Decarbonisation technologies

Participation is free of charge for representatives of enterprises, research and institutions and other related organisations, located in Japan or the European Union, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein. The organisers reserve the right to reject applications considered as not appropriate for the platform’s target.

Homepage: https://eu-japan-green-transition-2022.b2match.io/
Agenda: https://eu-japan-green-transition-2022.b2match.io/agenda
Registration: https://eu-japan-green-transition-2022.b2match.io/signup

Electronic Newsletter – Edition of February 2023 – “International Networking and Cooperation Opportunities”

We would like to inform you that the electronic newsletter “International Networking and Cooperation Opportunities” with selected partnering proposals from abroad has been published.
To see the Edition of February 2023, please click  HERE.

Electronic Newsletter – Edition of January 2023 – “International Networking and Cooperation Opportunities”

We would like to inform you that the electronic newsletter “International Networking and Cooperation Opportunities” with selected partnering proposals from abroad has been published.
To see the Edition of January 2023, please click  HERE.