CARE-C of The Cyprus Institute has successfully hosted the kick-off meeting of the Edu4Climate project
On the 4th of October 2022, CARE-C of The Cyprus Institute has successfully hosted the kick-off meeting of the Edu4Climate project in Larnaca, Cyprus. The meeting brought together the partners from 6 universities, municipalities, government departments and tech companies from 6 countries to strengthen climate research, education and innovation in the East Med & Middle East as well as to further discuss about the first steps of the project and actions to be taken towards the achievement of the main objectives of the project for the establishment of a European Higher Education Institutions Network for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences.
During the project’s four-year duration, Edu4ClimAte will engage its European Partners to strengthen and align their respective Educational and Training programs in Climate and Atmosphere science, establish new impact-oriented Research Infrastructures on decarbonization and atmospheric model prediction, and co-develop innovative environmental products and services with their respective surrounding ecosystems to address climate-relevant challenges across the EMME region.
The project Edu4Climate received funding of €2 million from the European Commission’s Horizon Europe “European Excellence Initiative” (EEI) programme, to lead capacity-building actions in Cyprus and Greece, the strengthening of their Higher Education European networks and their cooperation with a specific focus on the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME).