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#StopHate – The launch of a nationwide awareness campaign against cyber bullying

Bullying is not a new phenomenon but today’s children have found another, often more anonymous way, to be harass each other and this is called cyber-bullying.

Publication Date: 12/12/2014 12:00

Towards a more inclusive society through the use of ICT

H.E. The President of Malta Marie Louise Coleiro Preca together with Parlamentry Secretary Hon Dr Jose Herrera and Hon Kristy Debono, presided the Annual General Meeting of the Foundation for Information Technology Accessibility (FITA).

Publication Date: 02/12/2014 00:00

MITA signs agreements with local companies for a €2.5million ICT investment

Earlier today MITA has signed a number of contracts with local companies for a total ICT investment of €2.5 million. This was the result of an outsourcing framework.

Publication Date: 10/11/2014 14:00

Strategic Cooperation between MITA and SAP to empower Maltese talent

The Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SAP Hellas, Cyprus and Malta.

Publication Date: 05/11/2014 11:15

Launch of Digital Malta Governing Body

Earlier today, Hon. Dr. José Herrera, Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth, announced the setting up of the Governing Body for Digital Malta which is the national strategy for ICT covering the period 2014 - 2020.

Publication Date: 27/10/2014 13:00

Mobile App for Majjistral History & Nature Park

Earlier today the Majjistral History and Nature Park has launched its official mobile application. The mobile app was developed by a team of young students following a call for proposals by the MITA Innovation Hub.

Publication Date: 25/10/2014 11:45

National Coding Competition

The Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) is proud to launch this year’s National Coding Competition in collaboration with the Ministry for Education and Employment and the University of Malta.

Publication Date: 13/10/2014 16:00

A Successful MITA Information Security Expo

During the weekend Hon Dr José Herrera, Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth visited the Inforamtion Security Expo at SmartCity Malta, an event organised by the Malta Information Technology Agency.

Publication Date: 11/10/2014 22:00

Information Security Expo – Saturday 11 October

MITA is organising the first Information Security Expo with the aim of raising awareness about information security topics that affect us all in our professional and private lives.

Publication Date: 06/10/2014 16:40

58 students successfully finish FITA ICT courses

Back in 2003, FITA together with its partners, including the Education Directorate and MCAST, ran a pilot project delivering ICT training courses as part of its goal to address the digital divide

Publication Date: 25/08/2014 13:45

STEM Summer Club

MITA has announced the STEM Summer Club - a pilot project which aims to increase students’ interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) through the delivery of hands-on classroom activities and outings to private training providers.

Publication Date: 08/08/2014 00:00

Digital Malta Yearly Consultation Workshops

In a consultation workshop attended by stakeholders from Government, Business and Citizens, Digital Malta representatives provided an overview of the various initiatives being undertaken.

Publication Date: 29/07/2014 00:00

The MITA Student Startup Award

Parliamentry Secretary Hon Dr. Jose Herrera together with MITA Chairman Tony Sultana today received Ms. Janice Attard and Dr. Joseph Vella at Palazzo Spinola, Valletta.

Publication Date: 24/07/2014 00:00

e-Mark U Trust Competition - Trustmark Design Wanted!

Are you a young artist or designer? We look for a new symbol for safer and trusty online services. Join in, send your idea to the “e-Mark U Trust” competition, your creation can be on trusted websites across Europe, do not lose your chance!

Publication Date: 14/07/2014 00:00

Mobile App Challenge

This week, the two short listed teams of students for the Majjistral Park Mobile App Challenge started their work placement at MITA Innovation Hub.

Publication Date: 04/07/2014 00:00

Courtesy visit by Hon. Kristy Debono at MITA Data Centre

Hon. Kristy Debono, shadow minister for Competitiveness and Economic Growth, visited MITA Data Centre and met MITA’s Chairman, Mr. Tony Sultana, and senior management.

Publication Date: 03/07/2014 00:00

MITA Innovation Hub stakeholders to benefit from IBM programs and resources

MITA, in collaboration with IBM, has hosted a forum for start-ups, independent software vendors (ISVs) and developers aimed specifically to assist them capture new business opportunities.

Publication Date: 25/06/2014 14:00

Launch of new research about Maltese industry and accessibility in ICT

65% of Maltese businesses are not aware about the existence of guide lines about accessability in ICT

Publication Date: 02/06/2014 15:00

MITA’s Continuous Investment in its People

The strategic relationship between the Government of Malta and Microsoft has reached another impressive milestone – the launch of a Microsoft IT Academy within the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA).

Publication Date: 30/05/2014 00:00

Malta ranks first overall in the European e-Government Benchmark

The European Commission released today the e-Government Benchmark Report 2014 report that measures the delivery and performance of e-Government services in the 28 European Union member states.

Publication Date: 28/05/2014 00:00

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development using the Lean Start-Up Methodology

Innovation is required to address the world’s most pressing problems and entrepreneurship education can help teach students from all disciplines the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to identify opportunities and create solutions.

Publication Date: 28/05/2014 00:00

MITA Innovation Hub at SmartCity Malta launched

Earlier today the Prime Minister Hon. Dr Joseph Muscat inaugurated MITA’s brand new premises at SmartCity Malta.

Publication Date: 15/05/2014 15:35

MITA launches Student Placement Programme 2014

The Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) in collaboration with the Parliamentary Secretariat for Competitiveness and Economic Growth has launched the Student Placement Programme (SPP).

Publication Date: 12/05/2014 00:00

The MITA Student Startup Award

A new competition aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship and creativity in the field of ICT based innovative and well-research ideas was launched today.

Publication Date: 08/05/2014 14:45

Malta to participate in international Scratch Day

Malta to participate in international Scratch Day

Publication Date: 28/04/2014 00:00