International Conferences / Journals

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 […]

No more haunting by ‘ghost nets’: bio-based and biodegradable nets could be the solution.

To celebrate European Maritime Day 2021, ISOTECH, together with the NGO AKTI Project and Research Centre, organised a clean-up operation to collect ghost fishing nets and derelict fishing gear from the Paphos seabed. The event was organised within the framework of the EU-funded SEALIVE project, in which ISOTECH and AKTI are partners. Researchers from the two […]

InnovOleum: A Driving Force towards a Sustainable Future

Collection and Recycling of Domestic Used Cooking Oil through a Social, Reverse Logistics System. InnovOleum which is developed by the Cypriot SME Isotech Ltd and run by the non-governmental organisation, AKTI Project and Research Centre, is a solution to the management of UCO that propagates knowledge, raises awareness on renewable energy from advanced and sustainable […]

Dr. Michael I. Loizides discusses water scarcity with the U.S. Ambassador in Cyprus, Ms. Judith Garber, and the UN Special Envoy to Cyprus, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar

On the occasion of World Water Day, the Ambassador of the U.S.A. to Cyprus, Judith G. Garber, together with the Special Representative and Deputy Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on Cyprus and Head of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, Elizabeth Spehar, held a discussion with the two chairs of the Bi-communal Technical Committee […]