Coordinator: University of Cyprus
With more than 7.000 students, 104 laboratories and 750 faculty and staff members, the University of Cyprus (UCY) is a young and rapidly expanding university (established in 1989). There are 23 departments and 13 research units and centres, covering a broad spectrum within the life, social, natural and engineering sciences.
Web site: www.ucy.ac.cy
Department of Fisheries and Marine Research, Cyprus
The Department of Fisheries was founded in 1964 within the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources; its mandate was the development of fisheries and the rational management of marine resources in general.
Web site: www.moa.gov.cy/dfmr
University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
The University of Plymouth is renowned for high quality, internationally-leading education, research and innovation. Representing 3000 staff, researchers and students, Plymouth University’s Marine Institute is the first and largest such institute in the UK.
Web site: www.plymouth.ac.uk
Enalia Physis Environmental Research Centre, Cyprus
Enalia Physis Environmental Research Centre is a Cyprus-based non-profit organization established in 2009. Its members are experts in biological and environmental research and management, covering a wide range of fields such as conservation of terrestrial and marine ecosystems, marine and freshwater biology, fisheries, ecology and environmental education.
Web site: www.enaliaphysis.org.cy
Marine & Environmental Research (MER) Lab Ltd, Cyprus
Marine & Environmental Research (MER) Lab Ltd is an environmental consulting and research performing SME, formed in 2008 and operating in Cyprus. MER’s team is composed of young biologists, marine biologists, oceanographers and environmental biologists who specialise in the provision of services that relate to the marine ecology, fisheries and aquaculture and have been engaging and working closely with local stakeholders of these sectors.
Web site: www.merresearch.com