Fundamental Research Projects

Title: EnterCY: Enhancing Tourist Experience In Cyprus
Funding Body: Research and Innovation Foundation
About: EnterCY provides an enhanced tourist experience, before, during and after the visit, through cutting-edge technology and interactive content (Virtual, Augmented and Immersive Reality, Reconstructions and Storytelling)
Duration: 2019-2021

Title: SaveOurFood
Funding Body: Reseacrh and Innovation Foundation
About: This project minimizes the group of people who face food insecurity by implementing an innovative practice that has not been promoted in Cyprus before. The main aim of the project is to minimize food waste of edible food in Cyprus by offering it to people in need and minimize poverty and offer food to people that otherwise would be wasted.
Duration: 2019-2021

Title: MPI_Liver - Optimizing the SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging under the liver activity
Funding Body: Excellence, Research Promotion Foundation Cyprus
About: Artifact Program: A software tool for creating and comparing the regional uniformity of two polar maps.
Duration: 2019-2022

Title: MOO-WMS - Multi-Objective Optimization Waste Management System
Funding Body: Research Promotion Foundation
About: In this project, MDL was responsible for the definition and formulation of the Waste Collection Vehicle Routing Problem in the context of Multi-Objective Optimization taking into consideration real-time traceable and spatiotemporal information provided by GEOMATIC. Then a Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm based on Decomposition (MOEA/D) was designed and developed for calculating a set of Pareto optimal truck routes for waste collection.
Duration: 2018-2019

Title: SmartMap - the go-to tool for on-field environmental surveys
Funding Body: Research Promotion Foundation
Duration: 2018-2019

Title: HIT (Hate Interrupter Teams)
Funding Body: JUST Programme, European Commission
About: Hate Interrupter Teams: Youth counteracting hate speech towards migrants and minorities through participatory and creative campaigning. (#HITproject)
Duration: 2018-2021

Title: Miraculous: Miraculous-Life for Elderly Independent Living
Funding Body: EU FP7
About: This project aims to design, develop and evaluate an innovative user-centric technological solution, the Virtual Support Partner (VSP), attending to the elder (65+) daily activity and safety needs, while the elder goes about his normal daily life.
Duration: 2013-2016

Title: iLIFE-Troodos: Troodos National Forest Park: Promoting natural values and Ecosystem Services
Funding Body: Life Programme, European Commision
About: The project aims to increase public awareness on the natural values of Ethniko Dasiko Parko Troodous (EDPT) for which it was included in the Natura 2000 network; this includes the Ecosystem Services (ES) it provides.
Duration: 2017-2020

Title: FuelWatch
Funding Body: Ministry of Energy, Commerce Industry and Tourism, Cyprus
About: The Fuel-Watch service mainly aims at informing users whether the amount of fuel added in their car from a petrol station is the same with the amount indicated in the petrol station hose’s meter.
Duration: 2017-2020

Title: JudEx+: Towards a child-friendly justice in cases of sexual violence against children
Funding Body: JUST/2014/RCHI/AG/PROF/7036
About: Judex+ aims to support a positive judicial experience for children victims of sexual violence by improving the skills of professionals involved in representing children in judicial proceedings through trainings which consider children’s rights, their developmental needs and social background in countries where the Lanzarote Convention has been recently ratified.
Duration: 2015-2017

Title: Investigation of Earthquake Signatures on the Ionosphere over Europe
Funding Body: Research Promotion Foundation, Cyprus (ΤΠΕ/ΕΠΙΚΟΙ/0311(ΒΙΕ)/06)
About: The aim of this project is to conduct an investigation into the lithosphere-atmosphere-ionosphere interaction with respect to earthquake events by exploiting a multi-instrument approach facilitated by existing ionospheric monitoring networks in Europe.
Duration: 2014-2016

Title: Cyprus Ionospheric Forecasting Service over Cyprus
Funding Body: Research Promotion Foundation, Cyprus (ΤΠΕ/ΕΠΙΚΟΙ/0311(ΒΙΕ)/06)
About: The primary objective of this project is to establish a High Frequency (HF) operational service for real-time specification (now-casting) and short-term forecasting of the state of the ionosphere over the eastern Mediterranean region.
Duration: 2012-2016

Title: Novel Technologies for Production Planning in Flexible Supply Chains
Funding Body: Research Promotion Foundation (ΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΣΕΙΣ/ΕΦΑΡΜ/0308/84), Cyprus
About: The main goal of the project is the development of a software package that will optimize production planning.
Duration: 2009-2012

Title: FireWatch (G.I.S.-assisted Wireless Sensor Networks for Forest Fires)
Funding Body: National Framework Programme for RTDI 2009-2010
About: Firewatch aims to design and develop a ubiquitous fire detection and prediction system, coined FireWatch, based on technologies in WSNs, GIS, Terrain Analysis & Digital Terrain Modelling and Collaboration Systems.
Duration: 2009-2012

Applied Research Projects

Title: Recycling CY
Funding Body: GEOMATIC Technologies
About: The Recycling CY application promotes recycling in Cyprus using GreenDot’s and AFIS’ infrastructure and experience.
Duration: 2019-2020

Title: Limassol Mobility App
Funding Body: Geomatic Technologies
About: The app allows users to find the most efficient route in Limassol from one point to another using sustainable mobility modes and save time and energy, ensuring a more pleasant experience with the minimum impact to the environment
Duration: 2019-2020

Title: NaviME
Funding Body: CNP
About: NaviMe: Indoor Navigation of people with vision impairments with Smartphone and Estimote Beacons
Duration: 2019-2020

Title: Dream Fighters
Funding Body: Cyprus Family Planning Association (CDPA)
About: Ever had a dream that only you seemed to believe in? So have the DreamFighters app guys! Help them tackle their Dream Crushers and make their own future! Take on the bullies, pass pressure tests, handle neighbourhood gossip and learn how to answer all difficult questions. Convince your friends, teachers and even your parents about future career choices!
Duration: 2018

Title: Upgrade and Extend the Electronic Record of Monitoring the Therapeutic Course of People with Addictions.
Funding Body: National Addictions Authority Cyprus (Public Procurement - ΑΑΔ04/2017)
About: A new web platform that aims at monitoring the therapeutic course (with full respect for personal data), which aims to identify gaps, as well as to provide standardization of the procedures and data.
Duration: 2017-2018

Title: CloudScanner
Funding Body: IBSCY
About: A web platform that allows non-IT users to automatically setup, configure and deploy their own IaaS cloud solution.
Duration: 2016-2017

Title: “CrODA-Gator”: A Crowdsourcing-based service for collecting, managing and mapping mobile data.
Funding Body: -
About: “CrODA-Gator” – the Crowdsourcing Open-Data Aggregator service for crowdsourcing, managing and mapping mobile data.
Duration: 2016-2017

Title: Web platform for managing environmental legislations
Funding Body: Department of Environment (Public Procurement), Cyprus
About: The development of a web platform for managing the environmental legislations ΣΕΠΕ/ΕΠΕ to be made available to all relevant Departments and Local Authorities that authorize projects and programs, as well as interested non-governmental organizations.
Duration: 2016

Title: Autonomous Research & Guard Oversea System (ARGOS)
Funding Body: CYRIC / CYTA, Cyprus
About: A.R.G.O.S. is an innovative framework composed of: (i) an autonomous drone for guarding a particular area via object detection using machine learning, (ii) a cloud based infrastructure with face and emotion detection, (iii) an autonomous vessel for the rescue mission and (iv) a windows application for real-time tracking and monitoring the missions.
Duration: 2016

Title: Thermokoitida Agapis website
Funding Body: Microsoft, Cyprus
About: Website for Thermokoitida Agapis that raises awareness, provides support and empowers families affected by prematurity.
Duration: 2016

Title: Stepfree
Funding Body: Microsoft, Cyprus
About: StepFree is an interactive-informative application to help people with disabilities. It allows admins to enter a venue with their facilities and users to search venues by location, facilities, etc. This is a project offered to the Cyprus Paraplegic Association.
Duration: 2015-2017

Title: 360 Video Mobile Viewer
Funding Body: Polar Effect - Immersive Media Lab, Netherlands
About: A branded app, allowing Pollar Effect customers to access all of your 360° content, including gigapixel panoramas, virtual tours and 360° video from any smartphone or tablet.
Duration: 2015-2017

Title: Cyprus Post
Funding Body: Powersoft, Cyprus
About: The Cyprus Post app allows users to easily access the post office services of the Republic of Cyprus.
Duration: 2015-2016

Title: Implementation of modifications on web platform
Funding Body: Cyprus Anti-Drug Council (Public procurement AAD10/2015)
About: MDL won the governmental competition for implementing necessary modifications on ASK's existing web platform and to provide technical support.
Duration: 2015-2016

Title: NETteller Smartwatch Banking
Funding Body: NetInfo Plc, Cyprus
About: NETteller Smartwatch Banking project offers a secure, password-free access to bank-account information through your smartwatch.
Duration: 2015-2016

Title: Pay by Tech Ltd Customer Relationship Management (CRM) framework
Funding Body: Pay by Tech Ltd, Cyprus
About: A CRM platform supported by smartphone applications for meeting the need of the PBT online services
Duration: 2015-2016

Title: Smart Ecological Cultivation System (SECS)
Funding Body: Microsoft / CYTA / TNT / FXPro
About: SECS is an autonomous smart and ecological cultivation system that is developed for managing and controlling cultivation, automatically (and remotely through a smartphone application), in real time.
Duration: 2015

Title: Engino kidCAD
Funding Body: Engino, Cyprus
About: The 3D model viewer app has been created to allow easy access to new models developed by the ENGINO team and gradually the users themselves.
Duration: 2014-2016

Title: LAMDApp - Loyalty Scheme
Funding Body: Lamda Card Services, Cyprus
About: A multipurpose LAMDApp that provides instant access to ATM Locations, loyalty schemes participants and kiosks selling points at the tip of a finger.
Duration: 2014-2015

Title: ARShooter Wars
Funding Body: -
About: ARShooter Wars is an innovative real-time augmented reality game that is based on Crowdsourcing, Location-awareness and Artificial Intelligence.
Duration: 2014-2015

Title: Transportation Organization of Nicosia District (OSEL) - Open Data
Funding Body: Open Data Grant - Microsoft
About: The Microsoft Open Data Grant Initiative aims at promoting the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish. In this project an Azure cloud-based infrastructure is developed to "open" OSEL's data.
Duration: 2013-2015

Title: Cyprus Tourism Organization - Open Data
Funding Body: Open Data Grant - Microsoft
About: The Microsoft Open Data Grant Initiative aims at promoting the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish. In this project an Azure cloud-based infrastructure is developed to "open" the CTO's data.
Duration: 2013-2015