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Center for STEAM Education Research, Science Communication and Innovation

Objective

Establish in Cyprus a Science and Research Center to:

a. Undertake competitive interdisciplinary research of excellence for the development of innovative tools and exhibits for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) Education and Science Communication.

b. Promote science literacy and capacity building through informal STEAM Education using interactive Science Technology and Engineering (STE) exhibits, demonstrations and contact with scientists.
c. Contribute towards a Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) culture through open schooling, Science Communication and outreach activities.

d. Provide teacher professional training for integrating in-house developed ICT tools in formal STEAM Education and promote endorsement of new STEAM educational strategies and curricula.

e. Serve as a hub to communicate and disseminate to public and industry innovative technology research outcomes and evidence-based practice to policy makers and provide a platform for entrepreneurship for supporting public engagement in entrepreneurship and start-up companies.

Research excellence and innovation will be attained through “Teaming” collaborations, exchange visits and networking with EU Centers of Excellence in ICT research and STEAM Education, and with renowned Science Centers and the public and private universities of Cyprus. The Center will work with academics, expert in various fields, and employ staff and researchers with expertise in Computer Science and ICT, STEAM Education and Science Communication. An entrepreneurship unit hosting a prototyping platform for innovation will be used for dissemination of research outcomes, advising innovative patents, promoting start-ups and establishing links with the industry.

The Center will be a unique landmark with a positive long term impact on innovation, Cyprus economic growth and Education, in accordance with “Europe 2020”, and adhering to the objectives of the Teaming Phase I Call.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/entrepreneurship
  • /natural sciences/mathematics
  • /social sciences/educational sciences/pedagogy/teaching

Call for proposal

H2020-WIDESPREAD-04-2017-TeamingPhase1
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Funding Scheme

CSA - Coordination and support action

Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS
Address
Kallipoleos Street 75
1678 Nicosia
Cyprus
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 69 375

Participants (14)

TECHNOLOGIKO PANEPISTIMIO KYPROU
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 5 000
Address
Archbishop Kyprianos 31 Savings Cooperative Bank Building 3Rd Floor
3036 Lemesos
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EDEX - EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE CORPORATION LIMITED
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 50 000
Address
Makedonitisas Avenue 46
1700 Nicosia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY CYPRUS
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 5 000
Address
Diogenes Street 6 Engomi
1516 Nicosia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
GRANTXPERT CONSULTING LIMITED
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 60 000
Address
Mykinon Str., Flat 201 6
2433 Nicosia
Activity type
Other
FREDERICK UNIVERSITY FU
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 5 000
Address
Gianni Freiderikou 7
1036 Pallouriotissa Lefkosia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UCLAN CYPRUS LIMITED
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 5 000
Address
University Avenue 12-14 Pyla
7080 Larnaka
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ANOIKTO PANEPISTIMIO KYPROU (OPEN UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS)
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 5 000
Address
Yannou Kranidioti Av 33 2Nd Fl
2220 Lefkosia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
NEAPOLIS UNIVERSITY
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 5 000
Address
Danais Avenue 2
8042 Pafos
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ETABLISSEMENT PUBLIC DU PALAIS DE LA DECOUVERTE ET DE LA CITE DES SCIENCES ET DE L'INDUSTRIE
France
EU contribution
€ 50 000
Address
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt
75008 Paris
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Fondazione IDIS-Città della Scienza
Italy
EU contribution
€ 40 625
Address
Via Coroglio 104
80124 Napoli
Activity type
Other
KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 23 750
Address
Norregade 10
1165 Kobenhavn
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
LEIBNIZ-INSTITUT FUR DIE PADAGOGIKDER NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN UND MATHEMATIK AN DER UNIVERSITAT KIEL
Germany
EU contribution
€ 20 000
Address
Olshausenstrasse 62
24118 Kiel
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 30 750
Address
Gower Street
WC1E 6BT London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
IDRYMA TECHNOLOGIAS KAI EREVNAS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 25 250
Address
N Plastira Str 100
70013 Irakleio
Activity type
Research Organisations