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Info Sessions explain MicroInvest

More than 250 prospective applicants attended a number of information sessions organized by Business First to provide information on the revised MicroInvest scheme.  A total of six info-sessions were held; five in Malta and another one in Gozo.

During the info sessions, Business First representatives explained in detail the revised Incentive Guidelines and the application process, while those attending had the opportunity to raise any queries they had.

ME hosts Additive Manufacturing seminar

Malta Enterprise hosted a seminar on additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3D printing, which is one of the fastest growing industries in recent years as more and more industries are realising its full potential.

Stakeholders mostly from the local manufacturing industry were shown the various benefits of 3D printing and its applications within industry. Among others, these include the possibility of mass customization of products, a quicker and more efficient way of producing prototypes, as well as the possibility of using a tool-less production process.

Joint venture to develop energy trading hub

A joint venture has been formed between Malta Enterprise and the Singapore company International Energy Group (IEG) with the aim of developing Malta into a trading hub for energy products between Europe and Asia.

Malta Enterprise will have a minority shareholding in the company in Malta.

Earlier this year, Malta Enterprise signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the consortium of private Singapore entrepreneurs that now own IEG.

Photo Competition winner announced

The talent of local photographers was expressed in a number of high quality submissions for the photographic competition organised by Malta Enterprise with a focus on Malta's industrial heritage.

A panel of 5 judges reviewed the submissions, with their choice ultimately awarding photographer Stephen Vella.

The competition was organised with the aim of diffusing better appreciation and understanding of Malta’s rich industrial heritage and milieu, which spans back for entire decades and reflects the changes that the country itself has gone through.

Business Aviation Cluster Excellence initiative launched

A well-attended meeting with over 60 stakeholders from the aviation industry and related services kick-started the Business Aviation Cluster Excellence initiative.

Driven by Malta Enterprise with the support of the Ministry for Tourism, Transport Malta and the Malta Business Aviation Association (MBAA), the initiative seeks to identify the opportunities and address the challenges within the business aviation industry.

EBIZ courses for SMEs

A new series of courses with the aim of equipping small and medium enterprises with the necessary knowledge and skills to make the best use of electronic commerce have been launched by Malta Enterprise in collaboration with the Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business and one of the leading ICT schools in Malta, TCTC.

Scientists, Nobel laureate hosted at Malta Enterprise

Eminent scientists and thinkers from around the world were brought together in Malta for the ‘Cosmos in the Med’ workshop, the latest in a series of ‘Teaching the Universe’ workshops given by Nobel laureate Professor George Smoot.

An American astrophysicist and cosmologist, Professor Smoot won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2006 for his work with John C. Mather that led to the discovery of fluctuations in the Cosmic Microwave Background.

Scientists gather for ‘Cosmos in the Med’ workshop

Eminent scientists and thinkers from around the world were brought together in Malta for the ‘Cosmos in the Med’ workshop, the latest in a series of ‘Teaching the Universe’ workshops given by Nobel laureate Professor George Smoot.

An American astrophysicist and cosmologist, Professor Smoot won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2006 for his work with John C. Mather that led to the discovery of fluctuations in the Cosmic Microwave Background.

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