CUT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Cyprus University of Technology, established in 2007, is Cyprus’ youngest one of only two state funded Universities. CUT has achieved an exponential growth, international recognition and an impressive track record of research project grants from national and European sources. It was ranked by Times Higher Education at the top 401-500 Universities worldwide, and in 2017 it featured a 52nd place on the BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings and 16th place amongst the top Best Small Universities by the same organization. It consists of 14 Departments in five Schools, one which is the School of Health Sciences. The Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences is the largest Department by far. It is the national point of reference with regards to Nursing and Midwifery education. The Department of Nursing is very research-active and despite its short life, it has been very successful in attracting funding both from national (Cyprus RPF, MoH) as well as European sources (FP7, Life, DAPHNE, EEA Grants, JUSTICE, Erasmus, etc). With a high productivity of articles published in scientific peer reviewed journal, the Department has quickly established itself as a major national Research hub in the Health Sciences, alongside academic departments with much longer history.
ANZIANI E NON SOLO SOCIETA’ COOPERATIVA SOCIALE
Anziani e Non Solo is a NGO working since 2004 in the field of social innovation, with a specific focus on management of project and realization of services and products in the field of welfare and social inclusion.
The activities carried out by Anziani e Non Solo concerns:
– Active ageing, intergenerational activities and support to frail and dependent elderly
– Training and support to family carers, informal and formal carers
– Prevention of gender based violence, elder abuse and discrimination
– Fight against poverty, support to employability and to social inclusion of disadvantaged groups
Our areas of competences are:
– Social project management
– Social research
– Pilot projects in the social field
– Training and e-learning
– Validation of informally acquired skills
– Services for information, counseling and matching between job offer and demand in the care field
– Development of web sites and software packages for workers of social offices and employment services
Website: ? www.anzianienonsolo.it
Portincarers – Associação Cuidadores de Portugal
Cuidadores Portugal is a non-profitable multidisciplinary and independent organisation. Its main objective is to give Portuguese informal carers visibility and voice, at national and international level and to promote their quality of life. Cuidadores Portugal participates in the development of support services for the promotion of health and quality of life of informal carers. It collaborates with numerous partners and organisations, such as universities, municipalities, companies, associations and research centers at national and international level. It has recently participated in the Portuguese Government Consultation Group to propose protective social and health care legislation to promote Portuguese carers’ quality of life.
SINGULARLOGIC ANONYMI ETAIREIA PLIROFORIAKON SYSTIMATON KAI
Comprehending new technologies and utilizing them in a creative manner is the key for developing innovative applications and effective IT services. Each year at Singular Logic, we invest a significant part of our turnover into R&D and into the development of new, pioneering methodologies and state-of-the-art technological tools. The European Projects Department of Singular Logic works on the design and implementation of innovative applications and platforms targeting different business sectors as well as on the engineering and management of business services
Europa Donna – Breast Cancer Forum
The European Breast Cancer Coalition is an independent, nonprofit organisation whose members are affiliated groups from countries throughout Europe. The Coalition works to raise awareness of breast cancer and to mobilise the support of European women in pressing for improved breast cancer education, appropriate screening, optimal treatment and care and increased funding for research. Europa Donna will bring its expertise on breast cancer prevention and will be involved in the need analysis and piloting.