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Cyprus University of Technology (CUT)
Cyprus University of Technology (CUT)


Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) is a newly (2003) established public university in Cyprus. With 6 faculties and 10 academic departments is able to offer education and high-level research, in primary sectors of science and applied technology, at BSc, MSc and PhD levels. CUT ranks hign in various international ranking schemes while participating and leading a significant number of international research and academic efforts of excellence.

Competences & Capabilities

Main areas of specialisation and technological expertise are:

  • Microbial biotechnology (fermentation of food, feed and waste, production of microbial bioactives, NGS and microbiome studies)
  • Plant biotechnology
  • Plant abiotic stress and chemical priming technologies ameliorating stress factors and promotion of plant growth
  • Post-harvest physiology
  • Dairy science and technology
  • Animal genetics
  • Animal nutrition
  • Food authentication
  • Plant disease management
  • Innovative training methodologies in Agrifood Science and Technology
Cyprus University of Technology (CUT)

Archiepiskopou Kyprianou 30, Limassol 3036, Cyprus


Dimitris Tsaltas, Associate Professor

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

Cyprus University of Technology (CUT)
Regional Innovation Scheme

ChiLd MicroBes predict how to stay away from Obesity (CLiMB-Out)

Reversing the obesity epidemic by detecting risks in childhood

Cyprus University of Technology (CUT)
Regional Innovation Scheme

Black to the future - biochar and compost as soil amendment

Reducing desertification, improving soils and increasing carbon sequestration through biological charcoal (biochar) and compost