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Government investing €300,000 in Blockchain and DLT scholarships

In the next three years, Government will be investing €300,000 in scholarships related to Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs).

Publication Date: 29/08/2018 00:00

MITA achieves Qualified Trust Mark for Government Certification Authority

MITA is the majority shareholder in the Malta Electronic Certification Services Ltd (MECS Ltd) which is the Certification Authority of the Government of Malta, and is responsible for the operations of the CA.

Publication Date: 09/03/2018 00:00

Today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce

Today, March 2nd 2018, marks the 10th Anniversary Launch of the MITA Student Placement Programme (SPP).

Publication Date: 02/03/2018 00:00

MITA selects eight startups for its YouStartIT#3 acceleration programme… four of them use Blockchain as a core technology

In November 2017 the MITA Innovation Hub, a spin-off team focusing on accelerating entrepreneurs with a digital idea, launched the third edition of the YouStartIT acceleration programme.

Publication Date: 26/02/2018 00:00

13 projects shortlisted for the YouStartIT pre-acceleration phase

An intense evaluation of all applications received for the YouStartIT#3 acceleration programme has been in full swing these past eight days at the MITA Innovation HUB (MIH).

Publication Date: 08/02/2018 00:00

SUNFISH: the Cloud Federation-as-a-Service solution for the Public Sector

Benefits for the Public Sector of moving towards cloud computing have become clearer and clearer in the past few years: it provides wider flexibility, cost effectiveness, redeployment of IT personnel and sustainability.

Publication Date: 04/01/2018 00:00

MITA Innovation Hub announces next edition of YouStartIT accelerator. Foreign startups and Blockchain ideas most welcome.

The MITA Innovation HUB (MIH), an accelerator run by the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA), announced that it has opened applications for local and international startups to join the third edition of its YouStartIT programme.

Publication Date: 11/12/2017 00:00

A weekend to develop an educational game facilitating teaching of A’ level computing

MITA has last weekend launched its second edition of the Game Jam - a 45-hour event whereby 54 students from different educational institutions, divided into thirteen teams got together to create 13 individual educational game prototypes.

Publication Date: 03/12/2017 00:00

Two year Framework Agreement between UOM and MITA

A two year Framework Agreement between MITA and UOM was signed to help students familiarise better with practical aspects with the ICT Industry.

Publication Date: 26/10/2017 00:00

Malta aspiring to be at the forefront in regulating blockchain

Malta is aspiring to be at the forefront in regulating the blockchain sector so that it can repeat its success in the gaming sector.

Publication Date: 24/10/2017 00:00

MITA reconfirms its sponsorship with ICTSA

MITA has today signed another sponsorship agreement with ICTSA, which is the ICT Student Association at the University of Malta and MCAST.

Publication Date: 04/09/2017 00:00

Implementing a Corporate Financial Management Solution in Government

To initiate the implementation process of the Corporate Financial Management Solution in Government, the Ministry for Finance and the Treasury, in collaboration with MITA, have today launched a presentation workshop.

Publication Date: 09/08/2017 00:00

Visit by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Digital Economy

The Honourable Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation, Mr Silvio Schembri has today visited MITA’s Data Centre.

Publication Date: 10/07/2017 00:00

Malta is establishing a holistic plan to manage data as an enterpise asset

As part of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of Ministers of the European Union, Malta is hosting this year’s Semantic Interoperability Conference on data and information management.

Publication Date: 14/06/2017 00:00

Apps for Parliament

“An effective parliamentary democracy requires that parliament be proactive in finding ways how to interact with the public.”

Publication Date: 19/05/2017 00:00

CONvErGE: €40 million investment to strengthen Government’s ICT systems

Government has today launched the CONvErGE project that will be delivered through an investment of €40 million. Through this project, Government will continue to strengthen the Public Services through the development of its ICT systems.

Publication Date: 15/05/2017 00:00

MITA launched the SPP which facilitates the students’ introduction to the working environment

MITA has today launched the Student Placement Programme (SPP) which has been ongoing for several years. This programme is a means for Government to facilitate the creation of temporary work opportunities for students in the ICT sector.

Publication Date: 25/04/2017 00:00

SUNFISH – integrating cloud systems while ensuring security of information

MITA has today organised a conference about the research and innovation project known as SUNFISH.

Publication Date: 29/03/2017 00:00

The Maltese President is proud in meeting “our country’s digital heart” at MITA

MITA has today welcomed Her Excellency the President of Malta, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca and other representatives from the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation.

Publication Date: 13/03/2017 15:00

Government launched a two year National Cyber Awareness Campaign

On 23rd September 2016, the Minister for Competitiveness, Digital, Maritime and Services economy, Hon. Dr Emmanuel Mallia, launched Malta’s first National Cyber Security Strategy.

Publication Date: 27/01/2017 00:00

Free Wi-Fi service available from more than 80 sites in Government departments

In an initiative to increase internet accessibility, the Maltese Government and MITA have launched another free Wi-Fi service in more than 80 sites in Government Departments.

Publication Date: 05/12/2016 00:00

32 students deliver 9 opportunities to help your child thrive in school

Friday saw the launch of the Game Jam, a 45 hours event whereby 32 students from different institutions got together in order to create 9 educational games.

Publication Date: 28/11/2016 00:00

Launch of the Mobile Government Strategy

The Government has today launched a Mobile Government Strategy which will enable public services to be accessible on mobile devices at any time and from anywhere.

Publication Date: 21/11/2016 00:00

Malta – the leading example in the provision of eGovernment services

Malta has just been reconfirmed as leader in the delivery and performance of eGovernment services amongst 34 countries (28 European Union member states together with Iceland, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey and Montenegro).

Publication Date: 03/10/2016 00:00

MITA signs a sponsorship agreement with Kunsill Studenti MCAST

MITA constantly works on new initiatives to reach IT students and collaborate with them along their studies. For this reason, another sponsorship agreement was signed yesterday between MITA and Kunsill Studenti MCAST.

Publication Date: 29/09/2016 00:00