Strategic Objectives & Services
The Limassol Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI),
has for a number of years developed vigorous action and mobility in the field
of research and innovation. Going
through the era that is often referred to as the 4th Industrial Revolution,
namely the rapid technological and digital development and ever-changing
evolution, the prospects of the business innovation sector become very
promising in the foreseeable and near future.
As LCCI and guided by the trends and dynamics of the time combined with
the harmonization of priorities and policies of the Republic of Cyprus and the
European Union (EU) to encourage the development of start-up entrepreneurship
and enhance competitiveness in the business environment, by taking at the same
time into consideration the needs of our members, contemporary business, social
and economic challenges, we set and operate based on the following strategic
business innovation, research and improving the ecosystem in the city and
- Upgrading and
modernizing the services offered by the Chamber to its members and adding new
- Promoting the
construction of a Science & Technology Park.
- Strengthening the
knowledge and use of Digital Technology.
- Utilizing the
opportunities for LCCI participation in programs, by exploiting the various available
European and national financial tools.
- Supporting and
empowering in the role of the intermediary body to improve the interconnection
between the academic / research community and the productive fabric.
international and domestic networking and collaboration.
- Exchanging and
transferring of know-how.
- Creating of high-quality
jobs and further utilization of the scientific human resources of our
specialized know-how in LCCI staff.
- Innovation Office
function as Help Desk for direct communication with the members of the
Organization in relation to research and innovation issues.
consulting services in the areas of entrepreneurship and idea development.
- Creating and
providing Internet Services and educational programs through electronic
platforms to LCCI and the society.
- Providing a
network of partners for the development and processing of business ideas such
as Incubators, Accelerators, Technology Parks, Research Centres, Financial
- Organizing events
in the form of Pitching in order to present business ideas to potential
- Carrying out
events in order to disseminate information on relevant issues to the members of
the Organization and the society.
networking events between businesses and the research community.
articles by researchers, academics, R&D companies, Universities and other
relevant bodies in the LCCI monthly electronic bulletin, "Entrepreneurial
- Providing assistance
and information to the members of the Chamber regarding the various financial
or other opportunities through the participation of companies in programs.
- Providing Letters
of Support to members and associates of LCCI in order to strengthen the
proposals of projects submitted in the context of competitive financial
- Providing support
for the possible finding of the right partner between companies and research
teams and vice versa.
- Writing and
studying of proposals for possible participation of the Chamber in European and
Transnational Programs with corresponding Organizations.
- Studying and
monitoring available European and National financial instruments, as well as
future calls for the application of research and innovation programs, which are
part of the interests of the Organization and the needs of the business
- Participating in
targeted and high-level conferences and business missions in Cyprus and abroad.
- Preparing and
signing cooperation protocols with organizations that are active or related to
the subject of research and innovation from Cyprus and abroad.
- Drafting and
promotion of press releases of the Chamber with relevant issues to the media
and the online newspaper "Entrepreneurial Limassol".
- Drawing up and
conducting research work.
- Participating in
educational seminars and informative activities related to the improvement of
knowledge in the field of European Programs.
- Involvement and
representation of the Organization in various bodies related to the areas of
research and innovation.