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News 2017


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