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Research Center on Interactive Media, Smart System and Emerging Technologies

Total Cost €


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Project "RISE" data sheet

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 Coordinator Country Cyprus [CY]
 Project website
 Total cost 14˙999˙791 €
 EC max contribution 14˙999˙791 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.4.a. (Teaming of excellent research institutions and low performing RDI regions)
 Code Call H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017-TeamingPhase2
 Funding Scheme SGA-CSA
 Starting year 2017
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2017-11-01   to  2024-10-31


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    LEFKOSIA MUNICIPALITY CY (LEFKOSIA) coordinator 662˙260.00
3    UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON UK (LONDON) participant 1˙512˙051.00
5    UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS CY (NICOSIA) participant 501˙601.00


 Project objective

Innovation activities targeting the Smart Specialisation Strategy of Cyprus-S3Cy require a solid scientific and research basis. Despite having the highest ratio of tertiary education among adults in Europe and well performing academic institutions research is currently confined in academia. To reverse this detrimental relation between research and innovation, Cyprus is in dire need of a catalyst to help the country RISE out of its RTDI slumber. This proposal seeks the European Commission’s support to establish, for the first time in Cyprus, a Centre of Excellence that fosters world-class research activities and serves as a paradigm for bridging scientific research with innovation. RISE (Research centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies), seeks to play a key role in the country’s RTDI reform, by bringing together an unparalleled team. The initiative is led by Nicosia Municipality, collaborating with all state universities of Cyprus (UCY, CUT, Open University of Cyprus), and is backed by the expertise and long-term commitment of two world-leading science and innovation institutions (UCL, MPG). With a spacious building already committed by Nicosia Municipality to host RISE at the centre of Nicosia, RISE will kick-start the Municipality’s set out strategy to foster the development of an inclusive innovation and creativity ecosystem at Nicosia’s Quarter of Creative Industries (QCI). QCI will host infrastructures and entrepreneurship initiatives in close spatial proximity to each other, within the historic city centre, helping focus and integrate existing fragmented activities creating a cluster of research and innovation. RISE will spearhead acting as a catalyst. RISE has already secured 35.5m in financial commitments in addition to the TEAMING grant and support from many sources for its first seven years of operation. RISE is geared to succeed in establishing itself as a regional centre of excellence, advancing RTDI performance to attain a competitive position in the global value chain.


List of deliverables.
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Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of RISE deliverables.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2019 Aekaterini Mavri, Andri Ioannou, Fernando Loizides
A Cross-organizational Ecology for Virtual Communities of Practice in Higher Education
published pages: 1-15, ISSN: 1044-7318, DOI: 10.1080/10447318.2019.1664067
International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction 2019-11-26
2019 Christiana Ioannou, Vasos Vassiliou
Security Agent Location in the Internet of Things
published pages: 95844-95856, ISSN: 2169-3536, DOI: 10.1109/access.2019.2928414
IEEE Access 7 2019-11-26
2019 Eirini Schiza, Maria Matsangidou, Kleanthis Neokleous, Constantinos S. Pattichis
Virtual Reality Applications for Neurological Disease: A Review
published pages: , ISSN: 2296-9144, DOI: 10.3389/frobt.2019.00100
Frontiers in Robotics and AI 6 2019-11-26
2019 Andreas Kamilaris, Agusti Fonts, Francesc X. Prenafeta-Boldύ
The rise of blockchain technology in agriculture and food supply chains
published pages: 640-652, ISSN: 0924-2244, DOI: 10.1016/j.tifs.2019.07.034
Trends in Food Science & Technology 91 2019-11-26
2019 Eleni Demitriadou, Kalliopi-Evangelia Stavroulia, Andreas Lanitis
Comparative evaluation of virtual and augmented reality for teaching mathematics in primary education
published pages: , ISSN: 1360-2357, DOI: 10.1007/s10639-019-09973-5
Education and Information Technologies 2019-11-26
2019 Kamilaris, C. van den Brink and S. Karatsiolis
Training Deep Learning Models via Synthetic Data: Application in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3523006
Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns 2019-11-26
2019 P. Barlas, K. Kyriakou, S. Kleanthous and J. Otterbacher
Social B(eye)as: Human and Machine Descriptions of People Images
published pages: 583-591, ISSN: , DOI: 10.7910/dvn/apzkss
Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media 13(01) 2019-11-26
2019 C. Rodosthenous and L. Michael
A Platform for Commonsense Knowledge Acquisition Using Crowdsourcing
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3522995
Proceedings of the enetCollect WG3 & WG5 Meeting 2018 2019-11-26
2019 Anastasios Yiannakides, Andreas Aristidou, Yiorgos Chrysanthou
Real‐time 3D human pose and motion reconstruction from monocular RGB videos
published pages: , ISSN: 1546-4261, DOI: 10.1002/cav.1887
Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds 30/3-4 2019-11-26
2019 Kalliopi Evangelia Stavroulia, Andreas Lanitis
Enhancing Reflection and Empathy Skills via Using a Virtual Reality Based Learning Framework
published pages: 18, ISSN: 1863-0383, DOI: 10.3991/ijet.v14i07.9946
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) 14/07 2019-11-26
2019 K. Neokleous, E. Gkougkoudi, M. Hatziaros, E. Schiza, M. Matsangidou, M. Avramides, S. Konstantinidis, P. Bamidis and C. Pattichis
Co-creation of Virtual Reality Re-Usable Learning objectives for 360° video scenarios for the surgical excision of skin lesion
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3524049
IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical & Health Informatics (BHI) 2019-11-26
2019 C. Socratous and A. Ioannou
An Empirical Study of Educational Robotics as Tools for Group Metacognition and Collaborative Knowledge Construction
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3523091
A Wide Lens: Combining Embodied, Enactive, Extended, and Embedded Learning in Collaborative Settings, 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) 2019-11-26
2019 K. Kyriakou, P. Barlas, S. Kleanthous and J. Otterbacher
Fairness in Proprietary Image Tagging Algorithms: A Cross-Platform Audit on People Images
published pages: 313-322, ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3522950
Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Web and Social Media 13(01) 2019-11-26
2019 M. Shehade and T. Stylianou-Lambert
The Future of Technology in Museums
published pages: 153-158, ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3524099
The Future of Tradition in Museology 2019-11-26
2019 S. Timotheou and A. Ioannou
On a Making-&-Tinkering Approach to Learning Mathematics in Formal Education: Knowledge Gains, Attitudes, and 21st-Century Skills
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3523056
A Wide Lens: Combining Embodied, Enactive, Extended, and Embedded Learning in Collaborative Settings, 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) 2019-11-26
2019 M. Ioannou, Y. Georgiou, A. Ioannou and M. Johnson
On the Understanding of Students’ Perceptions of Technology Integration in Low- and High-embodied Group Learning
published pages: 304-311, ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3523028
A Wide Lens: Combining Embodied, Enactive, Extended, and Embedded Learning in Collaborative Settings, 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) 2019-11-26
2019 Kalliopi Evangelia Stavroulia, Maria Christofi, Evangelia Baka, Despina Michael-Grigoriou, Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Andreas Lanitis
Assessing the emotional impact of virtual reality-based teacher training
published pages: 192-217, ISSN: 2056-4880, DOI: 10.1108/ijilt-11-2018-0127
International Journal of Information and Learning Technology 36/3 2019-11-26
Web-STAR: A Visual Web-based IDE for a Story Comprehension System
published pages: 317-359, ISSN: 1471-0684, DOI: 10.1017/s1471068418000443
Theory and Practice of Logic Programming 19/2 2019-05-16
2018 C. G. Christou, D. Michael-Grigoriou, D. Sokratous and M. Tsiakoulia
BuzzwireVR: An Immersive Game to Supplement Fine-Motor Movement Therapy
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.2312/egve.20181327
ICAT-EGVE 2018 - International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence and Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments 2019-05-16
2018 Maria Christofi, Evangelia Bala, Kalliopi-Evangelia Stavroulia, Despina Michael-Grigoriou, Andreas Lanitis, Nadia Magnenat-Thallman
Studying Levels of Presence in a Virtual Environment Simulating Drug Use in Schools: Effect on Different Character Perspectives
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.2312/egve.20181329
28th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT 2018) and the 23rd Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (EGVE 2018) 2019-05-16
2018 Nicos Isaak, Loizos Michael
Using the Winograd Schema Challenge as a CAPTCHA
published pages: 93-78, ISSN: , DOI: 10.29007/rnk8
EPiC Series in Computing volume 55 2019-05-16
2019 Savvas Avraam, Adamantini Hatzipanayioti, Marios N. Avraamides
Orientation-dependent spatial memories for scenes viewed on mobile devices
published pages: , ISSN: 0340-0727, DOI: 10.1007/s00426-018-1069-5
Psychological Research 2019-05-16
2019 Andreas Aristidou, Daniel Cohen-Or, Jessica K. Hodgins, Yiorgos Chrysanthou, Ariel Shamir
Deep motifs and motion signatures
published pages: 1-13, ISSN: 0730-0301, DOI: 10.1145/3272127.3275038
ACM Transactions on Graphics 37/6 2019-05-16
2018 Jahna Otterbacher
Social Cues, Social Biases: Stereotypes in Annotations on People Images
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Proceedings of the Sixth Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (AAAI HCOMP 2018) 2019-05-16
2018 Nicos Isaak, Loizos Michael
A Data-Driven Metric of Hardness for WSC Sentences
published pages: 107-92, ISSN: , DOI: 10.29007/398z
EPiC Series in Computing volume 55 2019-05-16
2018 Panagiotis Charalampous, Despina Michael Grigoriou
Geometrical Algorithms for Real Time Sound Rendering Using Intelligent Prioritization
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.2312/egve.20181319
28th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT 2018) and the 23rd Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (EGVE 2018) 2019-05-16

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