Research Projects

Nireas-IWRC and its Board of Directors pride themselves for their ability in attracting externally-funded research projects. A number of research projects have already been carried out through the generous funding of national and international agencies, such as the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation and the EU’s Structural Funds. A short overview of ongoing and past projects can be found below.

Photocatalytic removal of organic micro-pollutants from the aqueous phase using TiO2 coupled with graphene as a photocatalyst (PhotoGraph)

The aim of PhotoGraph is to develop simple and efficient methods for synthesizing TiO2 catalysts coupled with graphene...

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Mediterranean Cooperation in the Treatment and Valorization of Olive Mill Wastewater (MEDOLICO)

The project seeks to prevent and reduce the environmental risk presented by Olive Mill Wastewater (OMW) by ...

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Tempus IV - I-WEB

I-WEB aims to support Universities of Kazakhstan to work collaboratively with business, professional body and regulatory organizations...

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GAPS - Closing Gaps of Knowledge with respect to Advanced Chemical Oxidation Processes for the Removal of Contaminants of Emerging Concern

The objective of this project is to try and fill these gaps by performing.....

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SEDITRANS - Sediment transport in fluvial, estuarine and coastal environment

Sediment transport in the fluvial, estuarine and coastal environment .....

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StARE - Stopping Antibiotic Resistance Evolution

The goal of StARE (Stopping Antibiotic Resistance Evolution) is to protect European citizens’ health...

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Nereus COST Action ES1403

This Action will answer critical questions through a European multidisciplinary network, structured in interactive Working Groups...

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SimInhale COST Action MP1404

Simlnhale aims to create a pan-European network of experts in order to: i) advance particle designs for improved deposition and interaction with lung tissue...

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ECOSI

ECOSI will address the occurrence of selected contaminants of emerging concern in irrigation water (wastewater and groundwater) and in soil in Oued Souhil area (Tunisia)...

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IRGP 45

The project will investigate the extent of metal/antibiotic resistant bacteria in South Australian...

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ITN - ANSWER - Marie Curie - Horizon 2020

ANtibioticS and mobile resistance elements in WastEwater Reuse applications: risks and innovative solutions

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Fate, effect and removal potential of xenobiotics present in aqueous matrices (IX-Aqua)

For much of the last thirty years, research on the effects of chemical pollution on the environment has focused almost exclusively...

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Development of novel methods for the toxicity assessment of multi-component chemical mixtures to humans and the ecosystem (TOMIXX)

The release of active pharmaceutical ingredients to the environment is an issue of increasing importance which takes place for many years now...

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Advanced systems for the enhancement of the environmental performance of WINEries in Cyprus (WINEC)

WINEC project aims at identifying the major environmental problems specifically associated with the operation of wineries and establishing...

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Ad-Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks for Automatic Meter Reading and Vulnerability Assesment of Water Distribution Networks (UCyAMR)

The UCyAMR research project aims at: (1) Expanding current research at the Host Organization on water-loss reduction; (2) Performing vulnerability assessment...

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Detecting evolutionary hot spots of antibiotic resistances in Europe (DARE)

The main objective of DARE is to identify and characterize environmental hot spots for antimicrobial resistance (AR) emergence and spreading of ...

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Intelligent Services For Energy-Efficient Design and Life Cycle Simulation (ISES)

ISES will develop ICT building blocks to integrate and complement existing tools for design and operation management into a Virtual Energy Lab ...

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Nireas - International Water Research Center

The activities of NIREAS-IWRC include interdisciplinary research aiming at the solution of complex scientific and engineering problems under the unifying...

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Integrated Platform for Security, Information and Accessibility in Intelligent Marine Transport (PRODROMOS)

PRODROMOS addresses the development/ implementation of a "single window" for intelligent marine-transport systems...

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MSCA - RISE - ALICE

AcceLerate Innovation in urban wastewater management for Climate changE

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Erasmus+ ECVET-Lab

Implementation and Validation of Non-formal Training on Sustainability for Environmental Testing Laboratories works

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