The Malta Enterprise Board of Directors has appointed Kurt Farrugia to the role of CEO of Malta Enterprise. Mr Farrugia will take up the role on the 1st of August, 2019 following the retirement of current CEO Mario Galea.
A technical delegation led by Malta Enterprise and comprising representatives from Trade Malta, Transport Malta, the Malta Medicines Authority, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion, as well as the High Commission of Malta in Ghana and the designate Ambassador to the African Union visited Ghana to discuss opportunities for trade and investment.
A delegation from Malta Enterprise and the Malta Life Sciences Park visited the city of Tartu in Estonia for a study visit focusing on Smart Specialisation and its application to traditional sectors, particularly the wood and food industries.
Malta’s innovation profile was showcased at the EUREKA Global Innovation Summit (EGIS) in Manchester, UK, which attracted representatives from over 60 countries ranging from industry, businesses, academia and research centres, to public agencies and EUREKA partner organisations.
The event also included a 3-day conference programme consisting of over 50 inspiring sessions with more than 140 speakers, as well as a wide range of interactive sessions with the EUREKA Clusters, practical workshops, and various matchmaking and networking opportunities.
The European Commission has included in its Market Access Database (MADB) detailed information on rules adopted by UK authorities that would apply on UK imports from the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
While it is understood that the UK will seek an extension to its exit from the EU and the situation is still very volatile, operators should be prepared for any eventuality.
Malta Enterprise and the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) organised a thematic consultation session on Malta’s Maritime sector. This session was organised as part of Malta Enterprise’s ‘RELOS3’ Interreg Europe project and, in line with the project objectives, contributes to the process led by MCST to design and shape Malta’s new Smart Specialisation Strategy post-2020.
Reference is hereby made to the article with Title 'Scandal At Malta Enterprise As Whistleblower Complaint Goes Missing' published by the news portal Lovin Malta on the 1st April 2019.
Since the year 2013 to date, Malta Enterprise Corporation has never received any Whistleblower disclosure in line with its Whistleblower Policy and Procedure.
Malta Enterprise in collaboration with the Malta Chamber has launched the ‘Make It’ campaign, which is aimed at encouraging young people to consider a career in manufacturing by shedding light on the great opportunities that exist within the industry.
Through a number of testimonials from young people showcasing their own life story and personal experience in manufacturing, the campaign inspires others to join the thousands of youths already engaged in the industry and seek their own rewarding career path in manufacturing.
Eleven Gozitan micro enterprises have been allocated industrial space within the new Tal-Hofra Workshop Complex in Xewkija, which is presently under construction and envisaged to be completed within the coming months.
The entrepreneurs are engaged in diverse local trades including woodworks, aluminium works, upholstery, wrought iron, as well as marble and granite.