Nicosia Development Agency (ANEL) is a non-profit Agency established by the Municipalities of Greater Nicosia (Strovolos, Aglantzia, Engomi, Latsia, Lakatamia, Yeri, Tseri, Dali & Ag. Dometios), Cyprus. The main objective of the Agency is to support its shareholders regarding the implementation of their development plans on every aspect of their interest. Members of ANEL are nine municipalities of the area of Nicosia. ANEL has a huge network of closely cooperating organizations from the governmental and the private/business sector. ANEL also possesses a lot of experience in implementation and management of different EU funded projects.
The Agency promotes its objectives through the design and implementation of a variety of projects, specializing in interregional cooperation on European level. One of these sectors is the linking of local authorities with the governmental organizations and the private sector for the design, production, use and dissemination of innovation. In addition, Nicosia Development Agency constitutes the link between the public authorities, the private sector and academia (universities).