Malta is an island of stability with decades of experience and a welcoming innovative mind-set. It is a forward looking destination, with an open business-centric commercial community that stands tall as an EU member state, and a proven record of economic success.
Eligible micro enterprises which have made an investment in their own business over the past months have until the end of March to apply for assistance through the MicroInvest scheme administered by Malta Enterprise.
Over 30 local entrepreneurs had the chance to learn more about the business environment in Kazakhstan and the business opportunities that the country offers both in terms of trade and investment during a business seminar organised by Malta Enterprise.
Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Malta H.E. Mr Andrian Yelemessov, who delivered the keynote speech during the business seminar, outlined the fiscal and financial incentives that the country offers to facilitate trade and investment.
The foundation stone for the BioMalta Life Sciences Centre has been laid by Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi during a ceremony to mark this major milestone in the construction of the €38 million project, which is being co-financed through the European Regional Development Fund.
The European Commission has launched the ‘World You Like Challenge’, a low-carbon contest calling on creative and innovative minds from across the European Union to put their green initiatives to the test.
The contest is part of the ‘A world you like’ campaign launched by the European Commission in October 2012 and which in Malta is being supported by a number of local organisations, among which is Malta Enterprise.
Malta Enterprise has launched a new scheme by means of which companies that commission a digital game as a marketing tool to promote their products or services online. Through this scheme enterprises may get a tax credit equivalent to 100% of the total subcontracted costs incurred, up to a maximum of €15,000.
The integration of social media and online marketing into different aspects of a business is a development that businesses cannot ignore, and the scheme thus seeks to help them further embrace the new digital technologies.
Malta Enterprise’s efforts aimed at attracting foreign investors to Malta and helping companies already based in the country expand their operations or finding business partners overseas took the shape of two separate initiatives both targeting London’s buzzing ICT sector.
The Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (CIP) national contact point within Malta Enterprise is organising an info session on February 13th, 2013 to provide details on the upcoming Call for Proposals for projects to be assisted through the Eco-Innovation programme.
Managed by the European Commission, the programme seeks to assist European organisations to overcome the barriers of bringing environmental products, services or processes to the market.
Malta Enterprise Corporation (ME) wishes to extend its network of External Consultants/Business Multipliers based abroad. Their role will be to assist ME in its investment promotion work with foreign companies in targeted sectors
The External Consultant/Business Multiplier will be appointed on a non exclusive basis and offered renewable annual contracts.
The External Consultant shall work closely with Malta Enterprise and shall be responsible to:
The National Contact Point for the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (CIP) within Malta Enterprise has organised an information session to provide details on the Call for Proposals for projects to be supported through the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme.
The Call for Proposals, for which applications will be received until May 8th, 2013, seeks to support organisations – including public bodies, private companies, education establishments, NGOs, associations and SMEs – in implementing clean and sustainable energy solutions.