Since 2016 UPDU has been proven active and productive in terms of:

(i) Consultancy,

(ii) Research,

(iii) Workshops and Seminars



Preliminary studies, development and planning appraisals, due diligence reports, training

Duration: ongoing

Funding: private enterprises, local governments, professional bodies, non-profit institutions, financial organizations, asset managers


Preparation of the Masterplan for the area of the National Fair in Engomi
Duration: 2021-22
Funding: Ministry of Finance
Lead Partner: ALA Planning Partnership 


Pissouri Bay Master Plan
Duration: 2021-22
Funding: Pissouri Community
Lead Partner: La Solas Ltd


Built Environment Character Assessment for Polis

Duration: 2019-20

Funding: Municipality of Polis Chrysochous

Lead Partner: Frederick University (UPDU)


Housing policies in the European Union - reviewing practice in the 28 European countries with focus on issues of affordable housing

Duration: 2018-19

Funding: German Ministry of Housing

Lead Partner: Institut Wohnen und Umwelt, Technische Universität Darmstadt


Urban shopping streets in Cyprus. Frequency of road accidents 2016-2018

Duration: 2018

Funding: Nicosia Shopkeepers Initiative

Lead Partner: Frederick University (UPDU)


Heuston Station Area Regeneration Strategy in Dublin

Duration: 2018-19

Funding: Private Development Company, Ireland

Lead Partner: Frederick University (UPDU)


SEALPLAN+ Ministerial order for soil sealing mitigation in urban areas

Duration: 2018

Funding: Planning Board, Republic of Cyprus

Lead Partner: Frederick University (UPDU)



Utilities Management Platform for the case of Quarantine and Lockdown (eUMaP)
Duration: 2020-2024
Funding: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) (RISE)
Lead Partner: Frederick University (SERG)


Safety/ Environmental Risk Assessment Study - Blue Limassol

Duration: 2020-2021

Funding: Municipality of Limassol

Lead Partner: Frederick University (DoMC)


Portal for hERItage buildingS integration into the COntemPorary built Environment

Duration: 2020-2022

Funding: Research and Innovation Foundation of Cyprus

Lead Partner: The Cyprus Institute


COST Action CA18137: European Middle Class Mass Housing

Duration: 2019-2023

Funding: COST, European Cooperation in Science and Technology

Lead Partner: University of Lisbon


PUAT in multiple disciplines to address Sustainable Development Goals

Duration: 2019-2023

Funding: Erasmus +, European Union

Lead Partner: Frederick University (Prof. Makrakis)


LIFECALLIOPI-Coastal dune habitats. Conservation, protection, and threads

Duration: 2018-2022

Funding: LIFE 2017

Lead Partner: Regione Abruzzo, Italy


Positive Energy Districts, Implementation WG of SET-Plan Action 3.2

Duration: 2017-2019

Funding: European Commission, DG Energy, JPI Urban Europe

Lead Partner: Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology


Yenesis - Youth Employment Network for Energy Sustainability in Islands

Duration: 2018-2021

Funding: Norway Grants - EEA Grants

Lead Partner: Cyprus Energy Agency


Plan for the Sustainable Development of the Akamas Natural Forest Park

Duration: 2017-2018

Funding: Department of Forests, Republic of Cyprus

Lead Partner: IACO, Environmental and Water Consultants


AENAOS - Renewable building energy systems 

Duration: 2017-2020

Funding: Ministry of Energy, Republic of Cyprus

Lead Partner: Crosswise Ltd


ROSEnet – Reducing Old-Age Social Exclusion 

Duration: 2016-2020

Funding: COST, European Cooperation in Science and Technology

Lead Partner: National University of Ireland


Workshops and Seminars

Why spatial planning is needed in a contemporary European country?
Duration: 2022

Funding: ETEK and Frederick University
Partners: University of Thessaly, Governmental Departments


Blue Limassol Forum 2022
Duration: 2022

Funding: Municipality of Limassol and Stakeholders of the City
Partners: Frederick University (DOMC), Blue Limassol Forum


Sustainable Mobility in Smart Cities

Duration: 2019

Funding: Human Resources and Development Authority

Lead Partner: Frederick Training Centre/ Frederick University (UPDU)


Urban Forestry and Landscape Architecture, Seminar series to the Department of Forests personnel

Duration: 2018

Funding: Frederick University 

Lead Partner: Frederick University (NPU)


Reconstructing Public Space (workshop)

Duration: 2017

Funding: Municipality of Agia Napa

Lead Partners: Frederick University (UPDU), NTUA (Urban Planning Research Lab)


Pyrgos Fragile and Unspoiled. Green coast prior "development" (workshop)

Duration: 2017

Funding: Community Council of Kato Pyrgos Tillyrias

Lead Partners: Frederick University (UPDU), NTUA (Urban Planning Research Lab)


Moni Power Station Regeneration (workshop)

Duration: 2017

Funding: Electricity Authority of Cyprus

Lead Partners: Frederick University (UPDU), University of Genoa