Science is the engine of prosperity, a system for exploring and innovation. Science can fuel our economic growth. It can form a path for our young people in a competitive global marketplace. And it can fire our imagination. That’s why scientific research deserves our steady commitment and investment.
The Alliance networks leading global universities in a specific discipline and international companies. The aim is to help build a strong future for the alliance members by creating a constructive and positive space for debate and new ideas and at the same time enhance the potential of our graduates. The members of the alliance equip graduates of SR21 with the skills and abilities needed to secure employment. The convention between the Alliance and the member institutions/entities is based on the credentials presented by each one of them, providing evidence of excellence in learning and research & development.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education is a globally engaged institution with active partnership with more than 220 leading universities around the globe. Our relations with institutions, government agencies and organisations in study, research and service provide faculty and students access to world-class institutions, experiences and resources. Manipal Academy of Higher Education is a globally engaged institution with active partnership with more than 220 leading universities around the globe. Our relations with institutions, government agencies and organisations in study, research and service provide faculty and students access to world-class institutions, experiences and resources.
The ‘MISR – Mediterranean Institute for Scientific Research’, was established on the 12th of August 2010 in the city of Limassol of the Republic of Cyprus, under the registration number HE 271904 of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism. On the 12th of April 2017 we changed our name in Cyprus to ‘SR21 – Institute for Scientific Research’, due to the demand for expansion to markets other than the Mediterranean region. The name change is registered with the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism. Our organisation is based at 214 Archbishop Makariou III avenue, Limassol 3030 Cyprus. Our Limassol base is exclusively responsible for innovation, Research & Development of many projects and of course to conduct Knowledge and Technology transfer.
On the 6th of April 2017 the ‘SR21 – Institute for Scientific Research, Zurich’, was established in Switzerland and legal degree powers gained. All academic activity of the Institute is conducted exclusively in Switzerland and degrees at Bachelor, Master and Doctorate levels are offered in a wide variety of disciplines. In August 2019 the Institute started its expansion activities by creating Satellite centres in other countries.
SR21 – Institute for Scientific Research, Zurich is a proud member of Humane education Coalition, an international alliance for collective impact. The partners of the Humane Education Coalition work worldwide to achieve groundbreaking education initiatives in human rights, environmental ethics, and animal protection. They envision a compassionate and sustainable future for all people, animals, and the planet. They acquire knowledge by preparing them to be enthusiastic and effective researchers who are able to obtain accurate information about interconnected global challenges and discern fact from opinion and conjecture.
In December 2016, the institute as well as the director received two different awards from the MENAA organisation in Dubai, UAE. Harry Paterakis received the ‘Best Business Leader’ award and our institution received the ‘Customer Delight’ award. Middle East, North Africa & Asia awards organisation (MENAA), run their awards in partnership with the Institute of Leadership & Management in the UK and Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland. The award received by the director, salutes remarkable business leaders for their continuing commitment to excellence, developing best practices and innovative strategies. Winners of the Awards exemplify the best in leadership. They epitomise the core values of strength, innovation, ingenuity, knowledge and foresight in a successful leader that are imperative to carving out powerful businesses in the global economy.
SR21 – Institute for Scientific Research, Zurich, was a non-resident member of the Swiss Business Council Abu Dhabi and the Swiss Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates for the years 2018 and 2019. In early 2020 the board of directors of the Institute decided not to renew our membership due to the Corona-virus pandemic and until further notice. The Swiss Business Council (SBC) is a non-profit organisation, licensed by the UAE Chambers of Commerce & Industry, and established in 1996. It has independently managed branches in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Since its creation, it has successfully promoted the interests and activities of companies and individuals with connections between the UAE and Switzerland.