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Support Measures

In order to help our clients further improve their competitive edge, Malta Enterprise has developed various incentives for the promotion and expansion of industry and the development of innovative enterprises.

Malta Enterprise provides incentives for enterprises demonstrating commitment towards growth, an increase in value added and employment. Enterprises engaged in manufacturing, ICT development activities, call centers, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, aviation and maritime services, education and training, logistics and more may benefit from these incentives.

The Business Development & Continuity Scheme is intended to facilitate value added projects that are expected to contribute to the regional development of Malta and to support existing undertakings sustain operations during restructuring.

The Business Advisory Services provide business undertakings operating in Malta with advisory services that suit their specific requirements.

In collaboration with the Energy and Water Agency, Malta Enterprise is assisting undertakings to invest in cogeneration equipment (ie energy efficient solutions that simultaneously generate thermal energy and electrical and/or mechanical energy).   

This Incentive provides a framework for addressing skill shortages by supporting training and re-skilling of existing and new employees.  The aim is to support knowledge transfer, and the acquisition of new competences in line with the knowledge and skill requirements of industry.

The Business Advisory Scheme is designed to provide business undertakings operating in Malta with advisory services that suit their specific circumstances. Business Advisory Services are provided with the aim to support undertakings identify strenghts and overcome weaknesses in specific areas. 

Business Associations typically perform activities that support collective development and growth of undertakings within a specific sector. Such activities include networking, information gathering, research, and establishing industry standards.

Certify is a fiscal measure aimed to encourage eligible undertakings to continuously improve the quality of their products, services and processes through the attainment of industry recognised certifications and Quality Marks. 

Get Qualified is an initiative that supports the personal development of individuals for the achievement of qualifications and certifications required by industry. The incentive is applicable to individuals following a course of studies leading to a certification, diploma, degree or post-graduate degree courses.

This scheme supports manufacturing undertakings operating from Gozo by reducing their inter-island transport costs.

Loan Guarantees facilitate access to finance to assist enterprises in the acquisition of capital assets that will lead to a more effective and efficient production and supply of service/s.  The main objective of this incentive is to support new investment projects undertaken by enterprises engaged in manufacturing.

This scheme supports small undertakings engaged in manufacturing activities that require industrial space as a temporary, or permanent solution.

This incentive aims to support undertakings that are willing to establish new markets, or to introduce a new service or product in an existing international market.

This measure is intended to support the development of Family Businesses in building internal capacities and supporting them in the transfer of their business activity. The support provides advisory during business transition and access to specific training deemed beneficial in facilitating the growth of Family Businesses.

The purpose of the incentive is to assist and facilitate family businesses to transfer their business from one generation to the next by providing benefits including governance and fiscal benefits for the better management and organisation within the family and the business.