Republic of Cyprus
Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development

National Strategy for Research and Innovation


The Council of Ministers approved the Smart Specialisation Strategy for Cyprus on 26.03.2015.

The preparation and adoption of Smart Specialisation Strategy is an ex-ante conditionality set by the European Commission to the Member States, during the programming period 2014-2020, for the exploitation of resources from the European Structural and Investment Funds for enhancing Research and Innovation (R & I) in areas where each country has a competitive advantage. The priority areas identified through Smart Specialization Strategy are: Energy, Tourism, the Structured Environment/Construction Industry, Transport/Marine, Agriculture/Food Industry and the sector of Health. Furthermore, a number of horizontal priorities have also been identified (such as Information Technology, Environment and Human Resources).



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