ME temporarily suspends Energy Grant Scheme

During the course of routine checks, Malta Enterprise has noticed that certain quotations submitted by beneficiaries of the Energy Grant Scheme may not be in bona fede.

The matter has been referred to the police for investigation, and in line with corporate governance policies, the Corporation has also asked the Internal Audit Committee to review compliance with internal procedures.

Libya Build 2012

Libya Build 2012

The 8th International Building and Construction Exhibition, Libya Build 2012, will be held at the Tripoli International Fairgrounds between the 20th and the 24th May.

Although in its 8th edition, this fair is the first one after the revolution and will be attracting around 260 companies from 26 countries around the world.

Business First to facilitate MEPA services

A representative from the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) will be at the Business First office in Pietà every Friday morning, thereby enhancing the service offered from the one-stop-shop for businesses, which already gathers more than 50 Government services under one roof.

While applications will still need to be submitted directly with MEPA, at Business First clients may check the status of their MEPA application as well as obtain explanations on the pre-screening process and on the general parameters of permits for specific developments.

Aviation Industry attracts significant interest

Twelve companies operating in Malta's thriving aviation and aerospace industry registered significant interest and good business prospects whilst showcasing their offering at one of the industry's major events in Europe, the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) held in Geneva, Switzerland this week.

The companies' participation was supported by Malta Enterprise and Transport Malta under the capping of the "Aviation Malta" concept, in collaboration with the Malta Business Aviation Association.

Safi Aviation Park inaugurated

The €17 million Safi Aviation Park has been officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi, marking an important milestone in the development of Malta’s aviation industry.

Driven by Malta Enterprise and Malta Industrial Parks, the project is set to give a further boost to the growing aviation industry, which in recent years has attracted numerous foreign investors and diversified into various niches to become one of the pillars of the economy.

ME denies allegations

Malta Enterprise categorically denies the allegations being made by the Opposition spokesperson Evarist Bartolo, who claimed that Malta Enterprise has entered into some form of collaboration agreement with the company SIB Ltd or its subsidiary SIB Laboratories Ltd.

ME committed to provide best possible service

Malta Enterprise regrets the inconvenience caused to its clients as a result of the industrial action announced by the General Workers Union (GWU), whose members have been instructed not to answer telephone calls and emails, as well as not to carry out the document delivery service.

The Corporation remains committed towards providing the best possible service and will thus be working to try to minimise the disruption that may be caused.

Strategy for digital gaming industry launched

Malta Enterprise, the University of Malta and the Malta Council for Science and Technology in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance, the Economy and Investment launched the digital gaming strategy for Malta to facilitate the growth of this lucrative niche as an offshoot of the flourishing ICT industry.

The strategy was launched during a one-day-conference on April 27 that was opened by Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi and which was attended by several industry stakeholders as well as students who are looking at a career in digital gaming.

Austrian businesses explore Malta

A business delegation comprising around 20 Austrian companies accompanied the Federal President of Austria H.E. Dr Heinz Fischer on his State Visit to Malta to explore the business environment in the country and learn about the trade and investment opportunities that Malta offers.

While in Malta, the Austrian businesses participated in a business forum organised by Malta Enterprise together with the Embassy of Austria in Malta during which presentations were delivered by Malta Enterprise, the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, FinanceMalta, as well as the GRTU.