Frederick University and Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that sets the framework for a bilateral collaboration between the two organizations. The MoU was signed online by the Rector of Frederick University, Prof. George Demosthenous, and the Chief Executive Officer of CMMI, Mr. Zacharias Siokouros.
Prof. George Demosthenous, Rector of Frederick University, said in a statement: “by joining forces with CMMI, our academic community will be able to further contribute to marine and maritime research through an interdisciplinary approach in ways that will be substantial, constructive and beneficial for both parties”.
While Mr. Zacharias Siokouros stated: “We strongly believe that the exchange of know-how and the joint participation in research and innovation programs with the Frederick University will harvest tangible results with respect to the major challenges of the maritime industry which include digital transformation, decarbonization, the gradual transition to autonomous ships, as well as emerging opportunities in the fields of education and training”.

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