FIT/FRC Funded and Submitted Projects

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The Frederick Research Centre is dedicated to the advancement and promotion of research in a wide variety of fields. Apart from internal funding by FIT, the intstitue has achieved subtantial and continually growing funding on several projects by external bodies, including the European Union and the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation.

FIT/FRC funded and submitted projects from 1996 to 2003

Year Project Title Funding Agency Program Framework /
Amount of Funding
Duration
(years)
Role of FIT/FRC†
2003 The birth of a European Distributed Energy Partnership that will help the large-scale implementation of distributed energy resources in Europe (EU-DEEP) European Union IP FP6
(€400,000 Euro)
5 PA
2003 Hydrogen production in remote communities or islands in view of its end-use (HYLANDS) European Union NE FP6
(max €100,000 Euro)
5 PA, Submitted
2003 Initial training for students in the MAritime Industry in Greece (NAUTOTRAIN2) European Union Leonardo Da Vinci Program
Mobility Program (approximately €18000)
1 PR
Waiting for final approval
2002 Open Distance Inter-University Synergies between Europe, Africa and Middle East (ODISEAME) European Union EUMEDIS
(€100,000 Euro)
4 PA
2002 Optical filter using Bragg gratings in polymer optical fibers EU/Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation EUREKA 2002
(€21,500 Euro)
2 PR
Waiting for final approval
2002 Stand-alone pilot unit for remote electricity generation with the use of Fuel Cells and Hydrogen (HYDROGEN-FUEL-CELLS) EU/Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation EUREKA 2002
(€23,000 Euro)
2.5 PA
Waiting for final approval
2002 Pilot program for students' training in the Maritime Industry (NAUTOTRAIN1) European Union Leonardo Da Vinci Program
Mobility Program (approx. €18740 Euro)
1 PR
2002 Innovative methodology for the design of new and improved products: Application for the production of organic solutions Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 5 th Research Funding Program
(€48,000 Euro)
2 PR
2002 Development of Metal (Zn,Al)-bonded magnets (Nd-Fe(Co)-B,Sm-Fe-N) for high temperature application. Cyrpus Research Promotion Foundation 5 th Research Funding Program
(€59,400 Euro)
3 PR
2002 Air pollution monitoring inside old churches in Cyprus Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 5 th Research Funding Program
(€44,760 Euro)
2.5 PR
2002 Combined Cycle Power Plant with Integrated Low Temperature Heat “NAS-LOTHECO” European Union 5 th Framework Program
(€32,616 Euro)
2 PA
2002 Cluster Pilot Project for the Integration of Renewable Energies into European Energy Sectors Using Hydrogen European Union 5 th Framework Program
(€221,000 Euro)
5 PA
2001 High Intensity Ultrasound Guided with MRI Imaging Cyprus Research Foundation 4 th Research Funding Program
(€49,500 Euro)
2 PR
2001 Energy Absorption Systems Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 4 th Research Funding Program
(€49,690 Euro)
2 PR
2001 Sea water effects on concrete and reinforced concrete Frederick Institute of Technology Internal Funding Program 2 PR
2001 Investigations into the Quality of Water Supplied for Domestic Use in Peristerona Village, Cyprus Frederick Institute of Technology Internal Funding Program 2 PR
2001 Simulation of Extrusion Instabilities Cyprus Research Foundatuion PENEK Program
(€25,000 Euro)
2 PR
2001 Seismic Performance Capabilities of Old Concrete Frederick Instititute of Technology Internal Funding Program 2 PR
2000 High Density Ultrasonic System for the Treatment of Kidney Tumors Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 3 rd Research Funding Program
(€30,000 Euro)
2 PR
2000 Development of an Advanced Management System for the Air Quality in Nicosia Region Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 3 rd Research Funding Program
(€32,000 Euro)
2 PR
2000 Skin Cancer and Ultraviolet Solar Radiation: The Case of Cyprus Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 3 rd Research Funding Program
(€32,500 Euro)
2 PR
1999 Performance of Reinforced Concrete Beams under Seismic and Cyclic Loadings Frederick Institute of Technology Internal Funding Program 2 PA
1999 Novel Permanent Magnets for High Temperature Applications European Union 5 th Framework Program
(€97,000 Euro)
3 PR
1999 Development of an Integrated Training Module for the Oil Industry: Safety, Energy and Environment European Union Leonardo Da Vinci Program
(€140,000 Euro)
2 PR
1999 Antisocial Behavior of Cypriot Youth: Racial Tendencies Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 2 nd Research Funding Program
(€30,000 Euro)
2 PA
1999 Miniature Blood pump for the Cardiotherapy Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 2 nd Research Funding Program
(€30,000 Euro)
2 PA
1999 Automated Pilot Plant for the Storage and Production of Electric and Thermal Energy With the Use of Solar and Wind Energy Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 2 nd Research Funding Program
(€30,000 Euro)
2 PA
1999 Production process development for aluminium alloys through utilisation of recyclable aluminium reserves. Evaluation of the proposed process based on the formability and machinability of the final product Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 2 nd Research Funding Program
(€30,000 Euro)
2 PR
1999 Hydrogen Storage in Metallic Alloys for its Utilization as a Clean and Renewable Energy Source Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 2 nd Research Funding Program
(€20,000 Euro)
2 PR
1999 Application of Hydrogen Technology for Industrial Production of High-Tech Materials Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 2 nd Research Funding Program
(€30,000 Euro)
2 PR
1999 Seismic Retrofitting and Upgrading of Existing Reinforced Concrete Structures Frederick Institute of Technology Internal Funding 2 PR
1998 Reconfigurable Computing Techniques in Real Time Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Systems Frederick Institute of Technology Internal Funding 2 PR
1998 The Effects of Enviromental Factors on the Mechanical Properties of Composite Materials Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation 1 st Research Funding Program
(€27,000)
3 PR
1998 Properties and Performance of Concrete in Hot Climatic Conditions Frederick Institute of Technology Internal Funding 3 PR
1998 Deformability and Strength of Concrete Under Cyclic, Dynamic and Static Loadings Frederick Institute of Technology Internal Funding 2 PR
1998 Study of the High School Drop-outs Youth Board of Nicosia Youth Program
(CY £6,000)
1 PR
1997 Training in Air Monitoring Techniques at Work Place European Union Leonardo Da Vinci Program
(€130,000 Euro)
2 PR
1996 Hydrogen Storage in Aluminium Alloys as an Alternative Clean Energy Source Cyprus Planning Bureau Cyprus-Greece Bilateral Program on Science and Technology
(CY £8,000)
3 PR

†Note:
PR=Promoting and co-ordinating organization
PA=Participating organization

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