FOOD

Fishing has always played an integral part of the Maltese economy and has provided income to numerous households throughout history and across the Island.

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LOGISTICS

Logistics plays a significant role in global business operations. The logistics process in Malta can be optimised through improvement in the maritime transportation system,

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SERVICES

Over the years Malta has developed into a service oriented economy through the provision of a number of professional services being legal, financial or technical.

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ENERGY

Our seas have the potential to become important sources of clean energy. Marine renewable energy, which may include offshore solar and wind as well as wave energy,

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Realising the full potential of the blue economy will require the inclusion and participation of all stakeholders, says Jason Bongailas, senior manager at Malta Marittima Agency. 

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Malta Marittima together with AquabioTech Group celebrated the Biotech Week by organising a conference at the premises of AquabioTech in Mosta. The event was held on Tuesday 1st October 2019 and focused on the promotion of the blue biotech R&I and research collaboration in the EU.  Malta Marittima Agency has set up specifically a BlueBiotechnology Cluster working group in order to address specific issues on this relatively new emerging sub-sector of the Integrated Maritime Policy.

 

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As part of the drive to raise awareness of the Malta blue economy, Malta Marittima will be producing a "Malta Blue Economy Handbook" early in 2020.  The Handbook will describe the wide range of activities in the maritime sector and provide an insight into how the industry works together - now and as it plans for the future.  Please contact Malta Marittima for further details. http://uk-ports.org/compass-starts-work-malta-marittima-malta-blue-economy-handbook/

 

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The second call for the Maritime Seeds Awards 2019 (MarSA) is now open 

The Maritime Seed Award (MarSA) is a joint initiative between the Malta Marittima Agency (MMA) and the University of Malta supported by the TAKEOFF Business Incubator, Knowledge Transfer Office and the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation (CEBI) at the University of Malta.

The fifth call of this programme aims to help move promising ideas from the Maritime Field forward toward commercialization.  To date, fifteen projects have received funding through prior programmes. Award funding totaling to €40,000 will help to bring the innovative early-stage idea/technology from lab to life and provides support to researchers and entrepreneurs when they need it most to increase the likelihood of success.

Follow following link for more information:https://www.um.edu.mt/newspoint/noticeboard/opportunities/2019/10/maritimeseedawardtohelpresearchersandentrepreneurslaunchtheirboat

 

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