Cyprus University of Technology

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Website: www.cut.ac.cy

Contributor profile

Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) was established in 2004 and enrolled its first students in 2007. It is a new, public and independent university, aspiring to develop into a modern, pioneering center for education and (applied) research in leading branche s of science and technology. Over the past four years, CUT has been involved in many substantially funded research projects, helped by an advanced university infrastructure and technological equipment. These assets enable CUT to range among the strongest academic institutions on the island, boasting specialized research units directed by distinguished professionals. The Digital Heritage Lab (DHL), focusing exclusively on education, research, technology and development of documentation regarding cultural heritage, has been supported by European research funds since its creation in 2012. The DHL has established a cooperation with Cyprus’ major cultural heritage stakeholders, such as the Department of Antiquities, the Church of Cyprus and the Ministry of Education of Culture. In addition, DHL collaborates closely with several renown international research and development institutes.

Partner contribution to the project

Cyprus University of Technology will supply EuropeanaPhotography with highlight pictures from Cyprus cultural institutions and photo-archives.