CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 27/11/2018 12:23

Research and innovation ecosystem to be enhanced, President says

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that the Government has taken a series of actions and decisions that would enhance the research and innovation ecosystem in Cyprus, addressing the 2018 Research and Innovation Awards, presented by the Employers’ and Industrialists’ Federation (OEB) and the Research Promotion Foundation for the 12th consecutive year.

Energy Ministry announces Total-Eni application for block 7

The Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism has announced a single application from joint venture Total EandP Cyprus B.V. / Eni Cyprus Limited, for a license to carry out explorations for hydrocarbons in block 7 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone.

Absorption of more funds from EU competitive programmes a top priority, FinMin says

The increase of Cyprus’ capacity to absorb more funds from the pool of EU competitive programmes is a top priority, as this would increase the growth prospects of the country, Minister of Finance Harris Georgiades has said.

Public Debt Management Office sells treasury bills at negative yield

The Public Debt Management Office announced on Monday that during today’s 13 Week Treasury Bills Auction, tenders for a total nominal value of Euros 66,75 mn were submitted and have all been accepted with a weighted average yield of -0,21%.

New framework for research and innovation is a top priority, says Cyprus’ Finance Minister

Promoting a new governance framework for research and innovation is among the government’s top priorities, Finance Minister Harris Georgiades has said. He was speaking on Monday at the Finance Ministry, on the occasion of the first session of the newly established National Council for Research and Innovation, having on his side Philippos Patsalis, Head of the Council.

Source: Cyprus News Agency