Crane Currency has officially inaugurated its state-of-the-art secruty printing plant in Hal Far, a €100million investment that will create 300 new jobs. The company is the second global security printing firm to operate from Malta after De La Rue, which has a long standing relationship with the country.
Key findings pertaining to Malta Enterprise’s performance for the period between 2013 and 2016 were presented to stakeholders and industry during a business breakfast discussing ‘Should Malta Attract further FDI?’ held on January 15, 2018.
Laboratorio de ProductosÉticos® and Cevomed Limited have signed a letter of intent with Malta Enterprise for the allocation of industrial space to set up a business in Malta under the name of Cetic Pharmaceuticals for the manufacture of pharmaceutical products in Malta.
Malta's economy in real terms has maintained its positive momentum, registering an impressive growth of 7.2% in the third quarter of 2017 when compared to the corresponding period in the previous year.
The manufacturing sector has also sustained its positive momentum. Indeed, data published by the National Statistics Office (NSO) shows that the gross value added (GVA) generated by the sector in the first three quarters of 2017 increased by 8.2% when compared with the corresponding period in 2016.
Malta consistently scored near the top of the league in a report about the design and delivery of digital public services in Europe. The study, carried out for the European Commission, provides an in-depth analysis of the progress made by European public administrations in their modernisation of service provision; and delivers the ‘baseline’ against which progress can be benchmarked.
Malta Enterprise has launched the Catering Capacity Building scheme with the aim of assisting hospitality and catering establishments engage a chef to support in capacity building, innovation, and in the development the operations. Eligible undertakings, including self-employed operators, will be supported through a tax credit representing a percentage of the eligible expenditure and wages of the international experienced chefs, up to a maximum of €10,000 per undertaking.
Malta Enterprise has launched three new measures aimed at supporting R&D and Innovation activities within industry, namely:
Nominations are currently being accepted for the award of "Best Creative Enterprise" within the framework of the national awards programme celebrating the achievements of Malta's cultural and creative sectors.
Business First Ltd was officially launched by Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr. Christian Cardona on Wednesday 4th October. This new company is a partnership with the Malta Chamber of SMEs (GRTU) and will be enhancing the one-stop-shop model by offering a wider scope of services provided through its new Mriehel office.
Business 1st, the point of single contact for businesses, has now moved to its new premises at
Centru Joseph Grech,
Floor 2, Cobalt House,
Mriehel BKR 3000
Business 1st may also be contacted on telephone number 144