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Launching Event for H2020 Teaming Project, "EMME-CARE"

Event Details:

  • Date:       Thursday 30 November 2017
  • Time:      09:00 - 14:00
  • Venue:    The Cyprus Institute – Novel Technologies Laboratory, Events Room, 1st Floor
  • Speaker: Various - see prorgamme below

 EMME CARE Launching Event 30Nov2017 Announcement

“EMME-CARE” is funded from the Strategic Scheme “TEAMING” within the “HORIZON 2020” Programme of the European Union. The objective of “EMME-CARE” is the establishment and competitive function of an international Centre of Excellence for Climate Change and Atmosphere, which having Cyprus as a point of reference will constitute the bridge of scientific excellence between Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. The distinguished Partners of The Cyprus Institute in the Project are world renown in the scientific field and they are: the University of Helsinki in Finland, the “Max Planck” Institute for Chemistry in Germany and the Laboratory for Climate Sciences and Environment of the Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission in France.

The Programme of the Event as well as further information for the Project are available at the Project’s Website: and in the relevant Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, ResearchGate).


09:00 09:30 Welcome coffee + (free) registration
09:30 09:50 Welcome and Introduction by CyI President, Prof. C.N. Papanicolas
09:50 10:10 Greeting from Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. N. Kouyialis
10:10 10:45 General Presentation of the “EMME-CARE” Teaming Project, Prof. J. Sciare (The Cyprus Institute – Director of the Energy, Environment and Water Research Centre, Cyprus)
10:45 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 11:20 Scientific presentation: “Atmospheric Sciences and Research Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities”, Prof. M. Kulmala (University of Helsinki)
11:20 11:40 Scientific presentation: “GHG Observations & Predictions: Challenges and Opportunities”, Prof. P. Ciais (Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, France)
11:40 12:00 Scientific presentation: “Climate Change and Air Pollution Impacts on Human Health: Challenges and Opportunities”, Prof. J. Lelieveld (Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Germany)
12:00 12:20 Future Earth and The MENA Region: Responding to the Challenges of Global Change, Prof. M. Lange (The Cyprus Institute – Energy, Environment and Water Research Centre, Cyprus)
12:20 13:00 Presentation from Prof. P. Koundouri (Founder & Research Director of the International Centre for Research on the Environment & the Economy, Greece)
13:00 13:15 Concluding Remarks, Prof. J. Sciare (The Cyprus Institute – Director of the Energy, Environment and Water Research Centre, Cyprus)
13:15 14:00 LUNCH BUFFET
13:30 14:00 Optional Tour of CyI facilities (Chemistry Lab, UAV Lab, Instrumentation Lab, HPC Cy-Tera, etc)

Download a copy of the programme (PDF 225KB)


Additional Info

  • Date: Thursday 30 November 2017
  • Time: Starts 09:00

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