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Dr Michael I. Loizides at COP 27 side event on Circular Economy

Οur Director Dr Michalis Loizides gave a presentation titled “Circular Economy and industry: implementing circularity in landscape industry. The example of Elysee Irrigation Ltd in Cyprus ” during the side event of COP27 on Circular Economy, 16 November, in Cairo, Egypt. More than 1000 representatives of the landscape and irrigation industry participated in the very […]

Blue Shipping Workshop Successfully Completed

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On October 5th, ISOTECH implemented the 2nd Blue Shipping Workshop, as a side event to the 9th Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference. The participating stakeholders, representing the entire value chain of the Cypriot Shipping Industry, shared the practices that they are implementing to optimize waste management and minimize plastic pollution. The stakeholders also identified the […]

Workshop on Optimizing Waste Management in the Cypriot Shipping Industry

This Wednesday, October 5th, we are implementing a participatory workshop with the Cyprus Shipping Industry to set an Action Plan for Waste Management Optimization. We are honoured that our “Blue Shipping Workshop” has been selected as a side event to the 9th Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference, taking place in Nicosia 5-7 October 2021. The […]

ISOTECH’s work on ghost nets presented at Littoral 2020 Conference

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ISOTECH’s director, Dr. Xenia I. Loizidou, participated in the Littoral 2022 conference, and presented the work that ISOTECH is doing within the SEALIVE project to bridge the gap between end-users and scientific knowledge and research to combat ghost nets, through the development and testing of alternative, more sustainable fishing nets. Dr. Loizidou presented the methodology […]

Seasonal and geographic variations of marine litter: A comprehensive study from the island of Cyprus

Published in: Marine Pollution Bulletin, 177 : 113495 Abstract Twenty beaches located around the island of Cyprus, in the eastern Mediterranean, were identified as monitoring sites. They were monitored over four monitoring sessions from January to September 2021 to assess marine litter amounts, categories, and spatiotemporal distribution. A total of 42,499 marine litter items were […]

“Sustainability & Investments: Opportunities & Challenges for Businesses and Investors” Conference

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The Money Conference ’21, which will take place on Friday 10 December,  is taking a sustainable turn this year, as it’s theme is “Sustainability & Investments: Opportunities & Challenges for Businesses and Investors”. The conference’s second panel will be all about the how Cypriot businesses can incorporate sustainability and circularity practices, and why it makes […]

Join us for the “Mediterranean Islands: Lands of Solutions against Plastic Pollution” event

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ISOTECH will present its project “Cruise Ships Against Plastic Pollution in the Mediterranean“, which is funded by the Beyond Plastic Med Foundation (BeMed), during the event “Mediterranean Islands: Lands of Solutions against Plastic Pollution”, held virtually on Thursday, 9 September 2021, between 15:00 and 17:00 CY local time. Registration is free and open to all […]

Our Director, Xenia I. Loizidou met with and the Deputy Ministry of Shipping, Mr Vassilios Demetriades, for a Mediterranean without plastics!

On Monday, 02 August 2021, Dr. Xenia Loizidou, head of ISOTECH’s team that implements the BeMed funded project “Cruise Ships Against Plastic Pollution in the Mediterranean”, met with the Cypriot Deputy Minister of Shipping, Mr. Demetriades, to exchange views on how to further cooperate in the framework of the implementation of the project’s objectives. The Deputy Ministry […]

Our Director, Dr. Michael I. Loizides, on Green Urban Entrepreneurship

As part of the Closing Event of the Urban Entrepreneurship Workshop organised by the Centre4Entrepreneurship of the University of Cyprus and the NGO Urban Gorillas, Dr. Loizides will give a talk today, Monday 5 July 2021 at 14:30 on “Green Urban Entrepreneurship: A solution oriented approach”. To register for the open to the public lectures […]