During a press conference held at Malta Enteprise office, Dr Chris Cardona announced a new scheme, Business Start (B.Start), aimed at assisting new start ups. Through this scheme, Malta Enterprise will be offering a seed funding for start-ups up to a maximum grant of €25,000.
Malta Enterprise was unanimously elected to the Vice Presidency of the Euro-Mediterranean Network of Players for Economic Development (ANIMA).
Malta Enterprise is actively participating on a business delegation in Oman with the intention of promoting investment from and towards Malta in Middle-Eastern markets. The delegation is headed by the Minister for Economy, Investment and Small Business, Hon. Chris Cardona.
Maltese artists will have increased opportunities to export their work after a new fund aimed specifically to support artists showcase their work abroad was launched today.
Malta Enterprise has assisted 14 SMEs to develop their internationalisation strategy through an Export Planning Course as part of its Go Global Programme for new exporters.
Offices closed on April 17
The Malta Enterprise offices and Business First will be closed all day on the 17th of April, 2015. The service will return to its normal schedule on the 20th of April, 2015.
Malta Industrial Parks offices, located within the same building, will continue operating normally.
As part of its efforts to promote ever closer links between culture and entrepreneurship, Malta Enterprise is hosting a painting exhibition in the foyer at its offices in Gwardamangia.
Malta Enterprise has extended the deadline for the submission of applications for its export programmes, namely the Go Global Programme and the Global Growth Competition, until Wednesday, 15 April 2015.
The Government of Malta and Malta Enterprise have signed an agreement with the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry which will pave the way for a €200 million investment in the country’s healthcare infrastructure and create 1,200 new healthcare related jobs in Malta and Gozo.
Trade Malta, a public private partnership between Malta Enterprise and the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, has been launched and will be solely responsible for the promotion of trade and internationalisation of Maltese businesses.