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Peer Review of the Maltese Research and Innovation system



Factsheet - PR Maltese R&I System

   The Peer Review aims at supporting Malta’s efforts to support the Research and Innovation (R&I) capacity building and improve the dynamics of the R&I system and the efficiency of current public investments in R&I. It is expected that the results of the exercise will feed into the development of the new R&I strategy post-2020.


Peer Review of the Maltese Research and Innovation system: kick-off meeting

24 July 2018
DG Research and Innovation
DG Research and Innovation, 8 Square Frère Orban, Brussels

The expert team met and discuss with the Maltese authorities the rationale and expectations for the peer review of the country's research and innovation system. In particular, discussions focused on the main dimensions of the peer review, i.e. the existing policies and instruments in place and the structure of the R&I system. In addition to the content of the peer review, the main practical details of its implementation - such as the work plan, the distribution of work among the members of the expert panel and the preparation for the first visit - were addressed.

Peer Review of the Maltese Research and Innovation system: first country visit

17 October 2018 to 19 October 2018

Peer Review of the Maltese R&I system: the first fact-finding country visit to Malta aimed at identifying the research and innovation (R&I) challenges that Malta is facing. The expert panel met with policy-makers in charge of research and innovation policy as well as other relevant policies such as education and enterprise policy. The experts also held on-site meetings with researchers, research infrastructures managers, young entrepreneurs and innovators as well as business representatives. The country visit was organised in close collaboration with the Malta Council for Science and Technology.

Peer Review of the Maltese Research and Innovation system: second country visit

17 January 2019 to 18 January 2019
DG Research and Innovation - Unit A4
Valletta, Malta

The expert panel in charge of the Peer Review conducted a second visit to Malta. The objective of this visit was to discuss and validate with the stakeholders the preliminary findings. Based on the two country visits and existing evidence, the PSF experts delivered their analysis of the Maltese R&I system as well as their recommendations to the Maltese government for the next R&I Strategy.

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