Development of a solar technology for the removal of effluent organic matter from urban wastewater


This work is was funded by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation through Desmi 2008 which is co-funded by the Republic of Cyprus

and the European Regional Development Fund of the EU.


A brief description of the partners’ profile is presented below.


University of Cyprus (OH)

UCY is a public corporate body and is the most prestigious educational and research institution of the country. High quality scholarly research has always been a central aim of the University of Cyprus. During the last years the University has had considerable success in attracting external research funding, and has succeeded in acquiring a number of highly prestigious chairs of excellence, with the most recent example of two ECR Starting Grants. These achievements provide concrete evidence of the quality of the University’s research as this is assessed by external independent evaluators. ( )


Technical University of Crete (PA1)

The Technical University of Crete was founded in 1977. The Department of Environmental Engineering accepted its first students in October 1997 and very quickly became a major centre of environmental engineering research in Greece. (



The S. K. EUROMARKET was established in 1990 when the construction of Wastewater Treatment Plants was a growing market in Cyprus and the Middle East. It is an SME with 23 employees. Since its incorporation, the company has managed to establish itself as one of the leading local companies in the field water and wastewater engineering. (


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