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CENTER OF INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR BUILDING SAFETY – ISTOS Center of Excellence

Project description

Centre of innovative solutions to reduce risks from natural hazards

Europe is experiencing an increasing number of disasters due to severe and extreme weather and climate events. The more vulnerable a community is to such natural hazards, the greater the risk of human and material losses. The EU-funded ISTOS project will strengthen the scientific excellence and innovation capacity of the Advanced Infrastructures and Materials Laboratory established at the Frederick Research Center (FRC) and the Large Structures Laboratory established at the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT). The project’s goal is to explore the main stages of a disaster as well as ways to mitigate the impacts. To that end, it seeks to turn the collaborative laboratories at FRC and CUT into a centre of excellence based in Cyprus. It will also create links with Greece’s Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Italy’s PLINIVS Study Centre, University of Naples Federico II.

Field of science

  • /natural sciences/earth and related environmental sciences/physical geography/natural disaster

Call for proposal

H2020-WIDESPREAD-2020-5
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Funding Scheme

CSA - Coordination and support action

Coordinator

FREDERICK RESEARCH CENTER
Address
Diagorou, Era House (11Th Floor) 2
1097 Lefkosia
Cyprus
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 325 000

Participants (3)

TECHNOLOGIKO PANEPISTIMIO KYPROU
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 175 000
Address
Archbishop Kyprianos 31 Savings Cooperative Bank Building 3Rd Floor
3036 Lemesos
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ARISTOTELIO PANEPISTIMIO THESSALONIKIS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 200 000
Address
Kedea Building, Tritis Septemvriou, Aristotle Univ Campus
54636 Thessaloniki
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI NAPOLI FEDERICO II
Italy
EU contribution
€ 200 000
Address
Corso Umberto I, 40
80138 Napoli
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments