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What is RISE?

RISE stands for Research centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies

RISE is the Research Centre of Excellence in Cyprus focusing on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies aiming to empower knowledge and technology transfer in the region. It is a joint venture between the three public universities of Cyprus - University of Cyprus, Cyprus University of Technology, and, Open University of Cyprus- , the Municipality of Nicosia, and two renowned international partners, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany, and, the University College London, United Kingdom.
 
The Centre was established through the support of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (H2020 – WIDESPREAD – 2016-2017 – Teaming Phase 2) under grant agreement No. 739578, the Cyprus Government through the Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development, the European Structural and Investment Funds, and multiple other sources. 
 

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Latest News & Updates

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14 August. 2019
Opportunity Fair | 5th Youth Summit

RISE, the Research Centre of Excellence in Cyprus focusing on Interactive media, Smart systems...

01 August. 2019
Cognitive dynamics in collaborative spatial tasks

Invited Talk by Alexia Galati, Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In many everyday...

01 August. 2019
12th Cyprus Workshop on Signal Processing and Informatics (CWSPI)

Following the successful one-day workshop hosted over the past 11 years, we are delighter to...

26 July. 2019
Hands-On Image and Video Analysis using Deep Learning Methods

Workshop on Hands-On Image and Video Analysis using Deep Learning Methods by Prof. Marios S...

Upcoming Events

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29 August. 2019 - 10:30
Proactive 3D Sensing and Reconstruction

Invited Talk -Baoquan Chen

02 September. 2019 - 10:00
Human Motion Understanding for Visual Computing

Invited Talk - Hubert Shum

19 September. 2019 - 10:00
Making sense of sleep using Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and...

Invited Talk - Prof. Andreas A. Ioannides

26 September. 2019 - 10:00
Artificial Intelligence, the Popular Imaginary, and New...

Invited Talk - Marina Hassapopoulou

Our People

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Videos

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Our Premises

The permanent premises of RISE will be located in a privileged area of the historic centre of Nicosia.

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Vacancies

We aspire to create a culture that attracts outstanding people and help them thrive.

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Publications

In this section you can find a list of publications made by RISE researchers.

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Synergies

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Latest Research Publications

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