MaRITeC-X at POSIDONIA 2018 event in Athens, Greece

MaRITeC-X at POSIDONIA 2018 event in Athens, Greece

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Project team members are joining one of the biggest maritime events in the world  linking international shipping industry, research and industrial innovation stakeholders with the Greek shipowners, who operate the largest fleet globally. MaRITeC-X project representatives from MaRINeM, partner of our project, will promote the project's objectives and our 2030 vision and forge collaborations with important stakeholders worldwide bringing them onboard Teaming Phase 2. More information about this networking event will follow soon. More information on POSIDONIA 2018 event can be found here.  
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MaRITeC-X launches knowledge transfer workshop in Southampton, UK

MaRITeC-X launches knowledge transfer workshop in Southampton, UK

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The 2nd knowledge transfer workshop of MaRITeC-X successfully took place on the 16th and 17th of May at the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI), where all the MaRITeC-X partners participated along with the Co-Chair of the MaRITeC-X Advisory Board and the representative of the Deputy Ministry of Shipping. It is worth noting that the participation of the head of the Advisory Board was sponsored by the British High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus, which has strongly supported the MaRITeC-X project from the beginning. During the first day of the workshop, the SMMI partners welcomed the MaRITeC-X team members and presented the operations of SMMI, as well as technologies and research activities that the Institute has developed. They also gave to the participants a tour to the state-of-the art-facilities of the…
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MaRITeC-X project Knowledge transfer workshop in SMMI, Southampton UK 16 & 17 May 2018.

MaRITeC-X project Knowledge transfer workshop in SMMI, Southampton UK 16 & 17 May 2018.

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MaRITeC-X project team launches the second Knowledge transfer workshop with our advanced Teaming partner the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI) of the University of Southampton, UK. SMMI is a unique, internationally recognised centre of excellence for research, innovation and education and will be guiding closely MaRITeC-X into its own unique path of growth and excellence. The knowledge transfer workshop in Southampton, the last of a series of two events organised by our UK and Irish partners, will be hosted at the Boldrewood Innovation Campus, f the University of Southampton on the 16 & 17 May, 2018.
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MaRITeC-X presented at the Frederick University “Maritime Forum Day” on Friday 27/4.

MaRITeC-X presented at the Frederick University “Maritime Forum Day” on Friday 27/4.

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Our project continues and further expands its commitment to bring on board and create synergies with all academic instituions in Cyprus and beyond. Mr. Alexandros Josephides of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and chair of our project’s Advisory Board presented elements of MaRITeC-X project to 200 shipping executives and students during the "Maritime Forum Day" organized by Frederick University on Friday 27/4. Alexandros presented the importance of establishing a Centre of Excellence such as the MaRITeC-X that will bring together existing and new R&D capacities in the island of Cyprus and provide a first class employment opportunity to local and foreign researchers. [gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="large" ids="2234,2230"]  
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MaRITeC-X members discussing actions needed for sustainable Maritime RTDI by 2030 during RRI event in Larnaka

MaRITeC-X members discussing actions needed for sustainable Maritime RTDI by 2030 during RRI event in Larnaka

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MARINA Project international Workshop titled “What actions are needed for sustainable Maritime RTDI by 2030?” was organized by the Cyprus Neuroscience & Technology Institute (CNTI) and XPRO Consulting at the House of Arts and Literature in Larnaca on 11 April, 2018. This international workshop which was launched with the support of the Larnaka Municipality and the Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean (Mar.In.E.M.) coordinator and partner of MaRITeC-X project respectively aimed at discussing the challenges that the maritime industry is facing and defining actions that will enable the industry to become resilient, responsible and sustainable. More information on the workshop and how you can contribute to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) actions for sustainable Maritime Research can be found also at the MARINA project website. https://www.marinaproject.eu/
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MaRITeC-X presented at the 2018 Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forums in Limassol

MaRITeC-X presented at the 2018 Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forums in Limassol

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MaRITeC-X project was presented at the Maritime CIO Forums of 2018 that took place in Limassol on 27 March. During the event that was opened by Natasa Pilides, the newly appointed Deputy Minister of Shipping of the Republic of Cyprus an extensive presentation of our projects vision, current activities and future prospects was provided to an enthusiastic international audience of maritime industry stakeholders. Representative of Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean, partner of MaRITeC-X project, while presenting elements of our strategy, stressed the importance of the digitalisation revolution of the maritime economy and transport and our aspiration to position MaRITeC-X as an important driver of scientific and industrial excellence in this emerging domain globally. The next series Maritime CIO Forums will take place in Hamburg on 24th April, with the following…
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MaRITeC-X at the Limassol Marathon

MaRITeC-X at the Limassol Marathon

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MarInEM, partner of our project, participated and promoted MaRITeC-X at PRIMETEL 5KM Corporate Race part of the the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO that took place on the 23rd of March. Joining under the “Sea Peoples” banners, MaRITeC-X project members from the city of Limassol and beyond, run the 5 km race and communicated the notion to bring Cypriot society closer to the sea, which is a fundamental pillar of the MaRITeC-X project. [gallery type="columns" size="large" link="file" ids="2179,2183"]
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MaRITeC-X  in the spotlight at the MARINA Workshop!

MaRITeC-X in the spotlight at the MARINA Workshop!

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Representatives of the Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean (Mar.In.E.M) participated in the MARINA Mobilization and Mutual Learning (MML) Workshop, which was organized on the 21st of February, at the Water Board Of Nicosia, by the Institute of Neuroscience and Technology of Cyprus (CNTI) in cooperation with XPRO Consulting and aimed at providing answers to the central question "How could we develop marine biotechnology as a source of local and sustainable economy in Cyprus?". Mar.In.E.M representatives presented the project “Marine and Maritime Research Innovation and Technology Centre of Excellence-MaRITeC-X”, the Consortium, the objectives and areas of activities as well as the main tasks, deliverables and outputs of the project, stressing that this Centre would render Marine Biotechnology a viable source of local economy in Cyprus through: the promotion of synergies in…
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Joining the RRI workshop to make marine biotechnology a sustainable source of local economy in Cyprus.

Joining the RRI workshop to make marine biotechnology a sustainable source of local economy in Cyprus.

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MaRITeC-X teams members are attending the H2020 Responsible Research and Innovation project “MARINA”  workshop to discuss ways to  develop Marine Biotechnology as a source of local and sustainable economy in Cyprus. The workshop, which will take place at the Water Museum in Nicosia (09:00-18:00), is about bringing together people all kinds of stakeholders in Cyprus to generate ideas, discuss, choose and decide actions for helping to formulate a national Marine Biotechnology strategy in Cyprus through the Responsible Research and Innovation principles. MaRITeC-X members will present elements of our RTDI s trategic focus and how RRI principles are integrated in the design and implementation of our future center of excellence.   Download the MARINA Nicosia workshop Flyer: TEL_MARINA_CYMML2_Invitation_Flyer_Α5_HIGH
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Learning from the best: MaRITeC-X launched knowledge transfer workshop in Galway, Ireland

Learning from the best: MaRITeC-X launched knowledge transfer workshop in Galway, Ireland

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SmartBay Ireland and the Marine Institute, MaRITeC-X partners from Ireland, organized a knowledge transfer workshop in the Marine Institute building, in Galway, Ireland on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th January 2018. The purpose of the workshop was to enrich the strategic planning of the MaRITec-X project, by showcasing the best practice example of the Marine Institute and SmartBay Ireland’s work in the field of marine research and innovation. It also provided an opportunity for other Irish marine research and innovation external bodies to highlight their work and activities in the Blue Growth Sector in Ireland. The workshop also offered a good opportunity to gather feedback from the project partners about what was demonstrated at the Marine Institute facility and to discuss the next steps of the MaRITeC-X project. Project partners…
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