10 July. 2019
RISE, the Centre of Excellence in Research and Innovation in the fields of Interactive Media Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies, and Engino, the company with the vision to inspire students become better problem solvers and future innovators, have agreed to collaborate in research and innovation. The two organizations will work in Science and Technology related fields to create pilot applications, models and tools through the use of innovative technologies of artificial intelligence, engineering learning and virtual reality in the field of STEM education.
The CEO of RISE, Spyros Nikolaou stressed the importance of the cooperation between the two organizations "In RISE we seek to build strong partnerships with SMEs that share our values and with which we can innovate together, to meet our aspirations of driving economic and social growth."
Costas Sisamos, managing director of ENGINO, explained the significance of utilising high caliber researchers from RISE to infuse new products with top notch Innovations that will potentially enable the industry to become much faster truly competitive within the new the global environment.
RISE is the result of a joint venture between the Municipality of Nicosia, the three public universities of Cyprus (University of Cyprus, Cyprus University of Technology, Open University of Cyprus) and two international partners, Max Planck Institute for Informatics (Germany) and University College London Kingdom).
The Centre of Excellence in Interactive Media plays an essential role in the transfer of knowledge and technology in the region. RISE aims to act as a link between academic research and industrial innovation, in the direction of the scientific, technological and economic development of Cyprus and Europe. It has, at the core of its strategy, the goal to bridge the gap between research and industry, and seeks collaborations with Cypriot and International businesses.
RISE looks forward to fruitful teamwork with Engino.