Funded Research Projects

 

Innovation Project
Investigator (E.Kyriacou)
Research Promotion Foundation, Cyprus, ΚΑΙΝΟΤΟΜΙΑ/ΚΟΥΠΟΝ/0615/15
Program for the Financing of small innovation projects for consulting services to commercial companies . Collaboration with Istognosis Ltd
Total budget: Euros 5000
January 2016  – June 2016
The project was supporting consultation to a commercial company regarding an innovative technological topic. The support was for the development of a system that will be used for patient summary and patient information exchange.

 

Development of New Venn Prediction Methods for Osteoporosis Risk Assessment
Principal Investigator (H. Papadopoulos)
Research Promotion Foundation, ΤΠΕ/ΟΡΙΖΟ/0609(ΒΙΕ)/24 
Cyprus Program for Research and Technological Development 2009-2010
Total budget: EUR 152,000
September 2011 – October 2013
This project dealt with the development of novel machine learning approaches that provide reliable
probabilistic predictions and the development of a system that utilizes these approaches for assessing
osteoporosis risk.

Long Lasting Memories
Co-Investigator (E.Kyriacou)
European Commission, ICT PSP/2008/1
May 2009-November 2011 
Total budget (Cyprus): 349,590 Euro
Long Lasting Memories (LLM) project regards the market validation of an integrated ICT platform which combines 
state-of-the-art mental exercises against cognitive deterioration with physical activity in the framework of an 
advanced ambient assisted living environment.

Multi-type Content Repurposing and Sharing in Medical Education Best Practice Network - mEducator
Co-Investigator
 (E.Kyriacou)

EU FP7 eContentplus Programme
Total budget (Cyprus): 281,250 Euro
May 2009-Apr. 2012
The goal of mEducator is to research towards technical solutions that will enable educational content to be shared
seamlessly amongst interested parties, mainly by realizing distributed virtual pools of autonomous specialized educational
content items and by providing the mechanisms for searching, retrieving, evaluating and rating, adapting and revising
educational content in medicine and life sciences.

Development of New Conformal Prediction Methods with Applications in Medical Diagnosis
Principal Investigator (H. Papadopoulos)

Research Promotion Foundation, ΤΠΕ/ΠΛΗΡΟ/0506/22
Cyprus Program for Research and Technological Development 2006
Total budget: CY Pounds 115,000
December 2006 – April 2010
This project dealt with the development of novel machine learning approaches that accompany their predictions
with valid confidence measures and the development of a decision support system for the diagnosis of children
with acute abdominal pain.    

Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Brain White Matter Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis Subjects
Co-Investigator (E.Kyriacou)

Research Promotion Foundation, Cyprus
Program for Research and Technological Development 2008

Total budget: 129,775 Euro
The goal of this project is to perform Quantitativeand Qualitative analysis of MRI images from Multiple sclerosis subjects.
The final goal is the application of several classification methods for the prognosis of future disability on MRI-detectable
brain white matter lesions in subjects diagnosed with clinical isolated syndrome of multiple sclerosis.

Mobile and Robotised Telemedicine for Emergency Vehicle (MARTE-III)
Co-Investigator (E.Kyriacou)

Research Promotion Foundation, Cyprus
Program for Bilateral Cooperation: Cyprus-France 2007-2009
Total budget: 12,520 Euro
May 2008 – April 2010

Identification of the risk of stroke based on ultrasound images – LifeQ
Co- Principal Investigator (Technical Manager ) (E.Kyriacou)
Government of Cyprus, Ministry of Commerce Industry and Tourism

Creation of New High Technology and Innovation Enterprises through the Business Incubators
Total budget: 224,525 Euro
March 2007 – July 2009
This is a grant awarded to our team in order to create a company through an incubator process, the company
will create a tool for the identification of the risk of stroke based ultrasound images.

AMEK, Wireless Microsensors for the identification of cardiac arrhythmias
Co-Investigator
 (E.Kyriacou)

Research Promotion Foundation, Cyprus
Annual Program for the Financing of Research Projects (2006)
Total budget: CY Pounds 104,752
January 2007 – January 2009
The project is about the development of a network which will be able to monitor children with possible cardiac
problems during their daily activities. The project will be focused on a group of children that might have a certain
type of pathology that can cause cardiac arrhythmias or even death for some cases

INTERMED, “An INTEgrated broadband telecommunication pilot teleservices-platform for improving
health care provision 
in the Region of MEDiterranean”
Co-Investigator  (E.Kyriacou)
European Commission, INTERREG III Archimed
Total budget:  Euro   1,780,000 (Cyprus Budget: 193,650 EU)
June 2006 – December 2007
This project project deals with the development of a telemedicine network able to support emergency events
that take place in Rural Health Centres, Ambulances, Ships and other remote areas
.

IntraMEDnet, A Mediterranean Research and Higher Education Intranet in Medical
and Biological Sciences
Co-Investigator  (E.Kyriacou)
European Commission, INTERREG III Archimed
Total budget:  Euro   1,210,000 (Cyprus Budget: 314,750 EU)
June 2006 – December 2007
This project deals with the development of a continuous eLearning and tele-collaboration network between
several Universities, hospitals and other research 
institutions.

TALOS, “Integrated System for the Evaluation of Ultrasound Imaging of the Carotid Artery”
Principal Investigator 
(E.Kyriacou)
Research Promotion Foundation, Cyprus

Program for Research and Technological Development 2003-2005
Total budget: CY Pounds 76,860
January 2004 – December 2005
This project deals with the development of several image processing techniques in combination with Neural Networks

in order to develop a system which will be able to predict the risk of stroke based on Ultrasound images of
the carotid arteries

IFA, Development of a medical record system based on the need of the Cyprus market
Principal Investigator
 (E.Kyriacou)
Research Promotion Foundation, Cyprus

Program for Research and Technological Development 2003-2005
Total budget: CY Pounds 62,430
March 2004 – March 2005
This project is about the development of a complete electronic patient record according to the Cyprus medical needs

and based on internationally and European standards or directions.

IASIS, “Integrated System for the Support of the Diagnosis for the Risk of Stroke”
Co-investigator 
 (E.Kyriacou)
Research Promotion Foundation, Cyprus

5th Annual Program for the Financing of Research Projects
Total budget: CY Pounds 80,530
December 2002 – November 2005
The project  was about the development of a network for Computer Aided Diagnosis of the risk of stroke.

The project had a medical image processing part as well as a telemedicine part in order to enable remote diagnosis.