Expression of Interest for Crafts Persons

Malta Enterprise in collaboration with MCAST and The Malta Crafts Council is receiving Expressions of Interest for a pilot project it will be launching intended to facilitate the transfer of artisanal skills to prospective crafts persons, in order to develop sectors of traditional crafts that are at risk of dying out. The pilot project shall address traditional Maltese boat building and traditional Maltese stonework decoration.

Malta Enterprise supports Xjenza Mania STEAM Summer School

Malta Enterprise is pleased to support the Xjenza Mania STEAM summer school. This is an initiative organised by the University of Malta Cottonera Resource Centre. Students will participate in experiments in the various sciences, engineering, art, mathematics and more. There will also be dedicated sessions on ICT and Robotics. Participants will have the opportunity to visit places of work where science or technology are used.

BioDNA opens laboratory at the Life Sciences Park

BioDNA, has officially opened its laboratory at the Life Sciences Park. BioDNA follows both GMP and ISO 17025 standards in forensic DNA testing, paternity testing, microbiological food testing, water testing, bacterial identification and bird sexing by DNA technology.

To ensure quality, BioDNA Ltd participates in routine interlaboratory testing by Collaborative Testing Services Inc., and CAP proficiency testing. For food testing and water testing BioDNA Ltd participates in proficiency testing
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10th edition of Malta-China Joint Trade and Economic Commission ends at Life Sciences Park

The 10th Session of the Malta – China Joint Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation came to an end today with a visit at the Life Sciences Park in San Ġwann, where Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business Chris Cardona and the Vice Minister for Commerce of the People’s Republic of China Ms Gao Yan, accompanied by a Chinese delegation, were given a tour of the premises and a short presentation by the Life Science Park Chief Executive Officer, Mr Joseph Sammut, on the work being undertaken at the Park.

€33-million investment generating 132 new jobs within the Safi Aviation Park

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced a €33-million investment generating 132 new jobs within the Safi Aviation Park. Dr Muscat together with Dr Chris Cardona visited ongoing works for the development of the Aviation Cluster in Malta, including the building of 3 new hangars by Malta Industrial Parks, the construction of a hangar for the repainting of commercial narrow body and wide body aircraft, the building of a new hangar by Medavia to be leased temporarily to SRT, and the business expansion of SRT.

Playmobil Malta Ltd. investing €30 million in expansion

Playmobil Malta Limited is embarking on a major expansion programme that involves the construction by Malta Industrial Parks Limited of a 16,000 sq.m. extension to the company’s present factory and an investment by the company of around €30 million over a three year period which will eventually lead to the creation of more than 200 new direct jobs.