13th OEB Cyprus Innovation Award Competition

The Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB) and the Research and Innovation Foundation presented the Cyprus Innovation Awards 2019 and the Cyprus Research Awards 2019 during a ceremony on Thursday December 12th.

The ceremony was held at the Hilton Nicosia and the awards were presented by the President of the House of Representatives, Mr. Demetris Syllouris.


This year, the OEB Cyprus Innovation Awards celebrate 13 years of continuous recognition and rewarding of innovative Cypriot businesses, organizations and services. The Cyprus Innovation Awards institution supports and promotes the implementation of new ideas and practices, laying the foundations for a better future both in economic and social terms.

The Innovation Award in the Primary Sector was awarded to CM Dragon Land Ltd for the construction of a standard dragon fruit network farm in the area of ​​Ayios Georgios Alamanos.

The Manufacturing sector Innovation Award was presented to NIPD Genetics Public Company Limited for the creation of the innovative VERAgene test. It is the world's first comprehensive, non-invasive prenatal test that can simultaneously detect syndromes of aneurysms, micro-defects and 50 genetic diseases.

The Services sector Innovation Award was presented to Cloudlayer8 Ltd (CL8) for its state-of-the-art Data Center technology, designed to fill the gaps in the needs of Cypriot and international businesses in its field. digital data storage.

The Innovation Award in the Public Sector was awarded to the KIOS Center for Excellence for Research and Innovation of the
University of Cyprus, for the creation of the innovative SwiftTag software. SwiftTag aims to automate drones in search and rescue operations.


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