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This section displays national policy documents and other information focussing on areas of relevance for R&I policies.
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The Malta Development Bank is wholly owned by the Government of Malta and has an authorised capital of € 200m, allowing it to leverage this to around € 1b of loans in due course. The Bank finances major infrastructural projects and assists small and medium companies which do not qualify for loans from commercial banks.

Malta 2018 National Legal Document

The R&I Observatory country report 2017 provides a brief analysis of the R&I system covering the economic context, main actors, funding trends & human resources, policies to address R&I challenges, and R&I in national and regional smart specialisation strategies. Data is from Eurostat, unless otherwise referenced and is correct as at January 2018. Data used from other international sources is also correct to that date. The report provides a state-of-play and analysis of the national level R&I system and its challenges, to support the European Semester.

Malta 2017 EU Report or Publication

This is the first National Space Policy for Malta and was developed by the Malta Council for Science and Technology in collaboration with the Space Governance Group and other stakeholders. It aims to ensure a common approach to space-related activities and addresses essential services, the economic dimension, educational investments and extended opportunities. 

Malta 2017 National Legal Document

The JRC managed Public Research Funding (PREF) study has collected information on and analysed national public research funding. It provides an overview of its evolution and current state in European and selected non-European countries, particularly as concerns funding themes, fields and the types of allocation (competitive project based versus institutional funding). The study was conducted by a consortium led by IRCRES CNR and involving researchers from USI, AIT and NIFU as well as a number of country experts. 

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom 2017 EU Report or Publication

Malta’s priorities and action lines in relation to the European Research Area are already addressed to some extent in the National Research and Innovation Strategy. Malta’s National ERA Roadmap complements these documents and provides a more detailed account of the state of play, priorities and planned action in relation to each of the six ERA priority areas.

Malta 2016 National Legal Document

The SME Diversification and Innovation Grant Scheme forms part of the Business Enhance initiative which is partly-financed by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 and seeks to support enterprises when undertaking investment projects aimed at securing sustainable business growth, by becoming more competitive, innovative and more resilient to market challenges. The SME Diversification and Innovation Grant Scheme was launched in October 2016 with a total budget of 8m and offers individual grants of up to €0.2m.

Malta 2016 National Support Measure

The measure represents a joint initiative between government and Bank of Valletta utilising ESI funds (ERDF) to provide loans at reduced interest rates and reduced collateral requirements. The overall budget amounts to € 60 million.

Malta 2016 National Support Measure

This initiative includes various grant schemes aimed at start-ups, SME growth, diversification, internationalisation, etc. The measures are part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 with a budget of €51 million in total.

Malta 2016 National Support Measure

The annual RIO Country Report offers an analysis of the R&I system in Malta, including relevant policies and funding, with particular focus on topics critical for EU policies. The report identifies the main challenges of the Maltese research and innovation system and assesses the policy response.

Malta 2016 EU Report or Publication


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