ICT-PSP call for proposals open

The European Commission has launched the call for proposals for projects to be assisted through the Information and Communication Technologies Policy Support Programme (ICT-PSP) within the framework of the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (CIP), for which Malta Enterprise is the National Contact Point.

The ICT-PSP seeks to encourage and facilitate a wider uptake and better use of ICT by citizens, as well as the public and private sectors with the aim of stimulating innovation and competitiveness throughout the European Union.

Business First New Opening Hours

Business First would like to inform its clients that as from Wednesday 10th April 2013, the offices shall be open during the following hours:

Monday to Friday 08:00hrs to 16:00hrs

Wednesday 08:00hrs to 19:00hrs

Meetings can be set for after office hours. Email Business First at [email protected] to set a meeting at your convenience. You can also call 144 should you require further information on our services.

Opportunities in Kazakhstan highlighted in business seminar

Over 30 local entrepreneurs had the chance to learn more about the business environment in Kazakhstan and the business opportunities that the country offers both in terms of trade and investment during a business seminar organised by Malta Enterprise.

Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Malta H.E. Mr Andrian Yelemessov, who delivered the keynote speech during the business seminar, outlined the fiscal and financial incentives that the country offers to facilitate trade and investment.

European Commission searching best climate solutions in Europe

The European Commission has launched the ‘World You Like Challenge’, a low-carbon contest calling on creative and innovative minds from across the European Union to put their green initiatives to the test.

The contest is part of the ‘A world you like’ campaign launched by the European Commission in October 2012 and which in Malta is being supported by a number of local organisations, among which is Malta Enterprise.

New scheme supports commissioning of digital games

Malta Enterprise has launched a new scheme by means of which companies that commission a digital game as a marketing tool to promote their products or services online.  Through this scheme enterprises  may get a tax credit equivalent to 100% of the total subcontracted costs incurred, up to a maximum of €15,000.

The integration of social media and online marketing into different aspects of a business is a development that businesses cannot ignore, and the scheme thus seeks to help them further embrace the new digital technologies.

London calling for ICT sector

Malta Enterprise’s efforts aimed at attracting foreign investors to Malta and helping companies already based in the country expand their operations or finding business partners overseas took the shape of two separate initiatives both targeting London’s buzzing ICT sector.

Info Session on CIP’s Eco-Innovation programme

The Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (CIP) national contact point within Malta Enterprise is organising an info session on February 13th, 2013 to provide details on the upcoming Call for Proposals for projects to be assisted through the Eco-Innovation programme.

Managed by the European Commission, the programme seeks to assist European organisations to overcome the barriers of bringing environmental products, services or processes to the market.

External Consultants/Business Multipliers

Malta Enterprise Corporation (ME) wishes to extend its network of External Consultants/Business Multipliers based abroad. Their role will be to assist ME in its investment promotion work with foreign companies in targeted sectors

The External Consultant/Business Multiplier will be appointed on a non exclusive basis and offered renewable annual contracts.

The External Consultant shall work closely with Malta Enterprise and shall be responsible to: