The Department of Computer Science of Neapolis University Pafos and the tech hardware company ROBO signed, on November 2, 2022, a Memorandum of Understanding aiming at connecting the academic community and the business world and starting a cooperation between the two parties in robotics education and research.
ROBO was founded in early 2020 and is focused on the design and production of original ideas for educational and research activities and the provision of custom embedded systems design and production services for companies and research centers. Since 2020 ROBO has already managed to produce several products and serve various companies and research centers, including clients from the EU.
The Memorandum of Understanding includes, among others, students’ placements aiming at gaining work experience and improving further their skills during their studies, the announcement of thesis projects based on real case scenarios of the company, the co-organization of actions / events / workshops based on the collective progress of society and the progress of the student community, as well as it sets the framework for further cooperation in participation in European projects.
The Memorandum of Understanding was signed on behalf of Neapolis University Pafos by Professor of Artificial Intelligence Savvas Chatzichristofis, Vice-Rector of Research and Innovation of Neapolis University Pafos and on behalf of ROBO by Founder Odysseas Economides.