Get Qualified extended to support more industries

Building up on its success in assisting more than 2,000 students with over €7.7 million in tax credits, the Get Qualified scheme administered by Malta Enterprise is being expanded to support students and other individuals obtain qualifications required by a wider range of industries.

Upon successful completion of their course, supported students are granted a tax credit which may enable them to recover up to 80 per cent of their expenses in relation to registration fees, examination fees, as well as fees paid to the university, institution or recognised educational entity.

Export Training Seminar for local entrepreneurs

Around 20 local entrepreneurs participated in a training seminar focusing on export-related issues organised by Malta Enterprise as part of the programme of activities for the European SME week.

Tackling matters such as how to improve the way a business is run, communications and business marketing, the seminar was aimed at entrepreneurs, business organisations and educational institutions looking towards developing markets abroad.

Malta promoted in Hamburg, Stuttgart

A number of companies which participated in business events organised by Malta Enterprise in Hamburg and Stuttgart are planning fact finding visits to Malta with the intention of learning more about the several German companies which have set up and are operating successfully in the country.

Entitled Malta Evenings, the events were organised during the visit of an institutional delegation led by Minister for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers Jason Azzopardi, which sought to promote Malta as an ideal investment location.

Taste of Malta at SIAL Food Fair

Eight Maltese companies have been assisted by Malta Enterprise to participate in the SIAL Food Fair, one of the major international events within the food and beverage industry which is held on a biennial basis in Paris, France.

Billed as the global food marketplace, SIAL has for the past 40 years provided the ideal platform to industry stakeholders to explore, discuss, sense, anticipate and adapt to the fast changing markets.

Shanghai and Hong Kong targeted by ME business delegation

More than 120 companies in Shanghai and Hong Kong held meetings with around 25 Maltese companies which were visiting the two cities whilst partaking in a business delegation organised by Malta Enterprise. 

The delegation, comprising Maltese companies involved in beverage, engineering, alternative energy, travel and financial services, advisory and construction, was supported by HSBC.

Around 140 participants for GreenBUILD Malta

Around 140 representatives of companies, institutions and other organisations operating or having interests in the construction industry took part in GreenBUILD Malta, a national conference and brokerage event organised by the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) office within Malta Enterprise.

Almost half of the participants were Italian entrepreneurs who travelled to Malta specifically for the event to discuss prospective business opportunities with their Maltese counterparts through a series of one-to-one meetings organised as part of the brokerage event.

ME supports European Commission climate action

Malta Enterprise is supporting the European Commission’s pan-European campaign to increase awareness about the importance of using clean energy sources and reducing emissions as a means of addressing climate change.

European Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard launched the campaign, which is being spearheaded by the European Commission with the support of around 70 organisations across Europe including government organisations, businesses, environment groups and educational institutions.