The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry has a long standing experience in participating in European Commission and other funded projects. It is the Chamber’s belief that such projects are an invaluable tool for acquiring experience and gaining access to sources of knowledge relevant to the interests of its member enterprises, be that of educational nature, training, research or hands-on experience, in fields ranging from e-commerce, gender equality, environmental management, cross-border business cooperation and so on. As such, the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry participated/participates in the following projects:
Deadline for the submission of Tender Documents is Monday 2nd April 2012. Language of submission is English.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Tender Documents shall be deemed to have been collected only if the interested economic operators enter their data (such as organisation name, address, telephone number, fax number, electronic mail address) in the relevant form and send the completed form back to the Contracting Authorities by facsimile or electronic mail. This should be done, so that the Contracting Authorities may have available a complete list of all economic operators who have collected the Tender Documents, in order to be able to send them any additional documents or clarifications thereon.
“Women in Business and in Decision-Making” (December 2003 – February 2005) The specific project pursued several objectives that could generate positive short and long term results with regard to the promotion of gender equality for women in business and in the relevant decision-making processes. Read more
“Chambers Against Stereotypes in Employment” - CH.A.S.E. (December 2004 – February 2006) The CH.A.S.E project provided a detailed examination of how stereotypes affect women's equal integration in the economic environment, while it also identified good practices that successful women, be it in at corporate structure or as entrepreneurs have adopted to overcome the stereotypes they face(d) along with their specific sources and moral. Read more
“Channels of Access” – EQUAL (March 2005 – March 2008) The main objective of this project was to increase the access of women in the workplace through the creation of channels that will allow them to work using alternative employment methods, as well as design motives for companies to recruit women using these alternative methods. Read more
“Development of Support Structures for Cross-Border Entrepreneurship in Cyprus-Greece” – Interreg IIIA Greece-Cyprus 2000-2006 (July 2006 – November 2008): Aiming at cross-border business cooperation between enterprises in Cyprus and Greece and the Middle East region, this project involved the organisation of seminars, pre-arranged business meetings (Partenariat), as well as participation in international and national trade fairs.
“Women on Board of Local Development” (December 2006 – February 2008) In the frame of the present project, the project consortium has decided to tackle three areas of concern that prevent women from being fully included in the economic environment: 1) Women in economic decision-making - in this case Women on Chamber Boards; 2) The reconciliation of work and family life - by "Linking Local Actors"; 3) Access to finance for female start-up entrepreneurs. Read more
"Economic Interdependence" (May 2009 - July 2011) 2nd Call Market Research Grand Programme. Deadline 9 July 2010.
The UNDP funded project economic Interdependence contributes to reunification through an increase in intra-island trade/business cooperation and the enhancement of economic interdependence, encouraging cooperative planning to benefit the economy island-wide, creating more opportunities for partnerships, and helping the business communities in each community to identify and understand new and existing interdependent economic relationships.Read more