Enterprise Europe Network Cyprus

Enterprise Europe Network Cyprus is a network that provides, free of charge, integrated support services to Cypriot enterprises wanting to invest in knowledge, research, technology and innovation.

The Enterprise Europe Network Cyprus as a National Consortium, is a member of the European network Enterprise Europe Network since its creation in 2008, and consists of the Research Promotion Foundation as Coordinator, the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the European Office of Cyprus as members.

The Network offers information services for funding and legislation issues, internationalisation and finding partners, advisory services on issues of technology transfer and innovation and intellectual property to all Cypriot enterprises, and especially small and medium-sized, geographically covering the entire territory of the Republic of Cyprus.

The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is the largest services provision network in the world to support SMEs and offer assistance to innovate and grow in the international market. The Network consists of more than 600 organizations, including chambers of commerce and industry, institutions that support research, innovation and entrepreneurship, research and technology centers, with presence in more than 60 countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia and America. The Network member organisations employ more than 3.000 experts providing tailored services to SMEs. These experts, combining their international business expertise with local knowledge, have teamed up in 17 key sectors to provide customised support and advice.

EEN was established and has been operating since 2008 as an initiative of the European Commission. It is co-financed by member agencies and the European Commission, via COSME Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs 2014-2020.

The Consortium

Coordinator:

Research Promotion Foundation (RPF)

The research promotion Foundation is the national agency responsible for supporting and promoting research, technological development and innovation in Cyprus. The realization of its mission is achieved through the design and management of calls for grant research projects and innovative activities, coupled with the support of the participation of Cypriot researchers in research activities in the European and international arena.

Contact Details:
Address:
123 Strovolos Avenue
2042 Nicosia
Phone: +357 22205000
Fax: + 357 22205001
Email: marilena@research.org.cy


Partners:

Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)

The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the federation of the local Chambers of the five major cities of Cyprus (Nicosia, Limassol, Famagusta, Larnaca and Paphos) which have the jurisdiction in their respective towns and districts. The Chamber is the largest independent organisation of business people of Cyprus offering a wide range of practical and professional services to them , and representing the interests and views of its members to the Government and the Legislature.

Contact Details:
Address: 38, Grivas Dhigenis Ave. & 3, Deligiorgis Str.,
1066 Nicosia
Phone: +357 22889748/ 49/ 52
Fax: +357 22661044
Email: info.bsccy@ccci.org.cy

European Office of Cyprus (EOC)

Based in Nicosia, Cyprus, with liaison offices in Brussels and in Athens, it represents all the public and private universities of Cyprus, four public universities from Greece, a number of research institutes, as well as the business and industry community in Cyprus. The EOC’s mission is to offer support to its members, so they can use to the maximum, the funding and development opportunities offered by the European Union. The EOC provides conclusive information on EU legislation, advisory services on EU policies and programmes (grants and contracts) on education, research and innovation, as well as trans-national partnership opportunities for research and innovation projects.

Contact Details:
Address: Stasinou 38, office1004
2003 Strovolos
Email: eoc@ucy.ac.cy
Phone: +357 22283604
Fax: 22 283609

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)

The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is the largest services provision network in the world to support SMEs and offer assistance to innovate and grow in the international market. The network consists of more than 600 organizations, including chambers of commerce and industry, institutions that support research, innovation and entrepreneurship, research and technology centres, with presence in more than 50 countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia and America.

EEN was established and has been operating since 2008 as an initiative of the EC. It is co-financed by member agencies and the European Commission, via COSME Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs 2014-2020.

Enterprise Europe Network-Cyprus is a member of EEN since its creation in 2008 and constitutes the National Consortium that offers its services to all Cypriot enterprises, especially to small and medium-sized enterprises, irrespective of the sector of their economic activity, covering geographically the whole territory of the Republic of Cyprus.