Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation


The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) is the execution arm of the national R&I policies and the national funding agency for research, technological development and innovation in Cyprus. Aiming to create a dynamic and competitive ecosystem, strengthen extroversion and facilitate internationalization, RIF provides targeted R&I investments and funding instruments as well as value-add knowledge transfer, capacity building and innovation services targeting startups, and the entire national R&I ecosystem. Our vision is to maximize our country’s innovation capabilities as a Strong Innovator (EIS) with an exponential positive impact to the growth of the national economy and the prosperity of our society.