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MITA employee awarded with the Manager of the Year title

MITA Executive Chairman and Parlamentry Secretary Dr. Jose Herrera congragtulate Ms. Elizabeth Olivieri for receiving the Manager of the Year title during the ‘Premju Nazzjonali Haddiema tas-Sena 2015’

Publication Date: 15/12/2015 12:30

Students develop history game - a MITA Innovation Hub initiative

​As Malta is commemorating the 450th anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta, MITA in collaboration with Heritage Malta, has launched a digital serious game aimed for form 2 students.

Publication Date: 04/12/2015 19:50

Launch of Green Paper – National Cyber Security Strategy

On Friday 30th October 2015, MITA hosted the launch of a Green Paper for a National Cyber Security Strategy by the Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Hon Dr. Chris Cardona.

Publication Date: 30/10/2015 00:00

Game Based Learning to Alleviate Early School Leaving

The Erasmus+ Project, was launched today to educators and related oraganisations.

Publication Date: 29/10/2015 00:00

Empowering Elderly Citizens with Digital Skills

MITA in collaboration with the Parliamentary Secretariat for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing Growth today celebrated the closure of a pilot project aimed at empowering elderly citizens with basic Digital Skills.

Publication Date: 23/09/2015 00:00

Commonwealth professionals attend workshop at MITA Data Centre

Today MITA hosted a study visit on the request of DiploFoundation, which was responsible of organising a Malta-Commonwealth Third Country Training Programme “Legal Instrument for the Internet Economy.”

Publication Date: 16/09/2015 00:00

Courtesy visit by H.E. Aleksandar Pejović at MITA Data Centre

H.E. Aleksandar Pejović, State Secretary for European Integration and Chief Negotiator of Montenegro, visited MITA Data Centre and met MITA’s Chairman, Mr. Tony Sultana, and senior management.

Publication Date: 11/09/2015 00:00

Another eGovernment service to be introduced in the Justice Sector

After the launch of MyActs last July, today, a new E-Government service, allowing legal practitioners to file cases online, before the Administrative Review Tribunal, was announced.

Publication Date: 10/09/2015 00:00

Catalyst for change

MITA's 25th anniversary is a means to commemorate and remeber all those who, over the past 25 years, have contributed to our organisation.

Publication Date: 10/09/2015 00:00

Malta’s first educational games tried and tested by students

On Saturday 29th August the MITA Innovation Hub (MIH) organised the ‘Gamify-IT’ play-testing event during which 22 students within the 13-15 age group play-tested two digital serious games being developed by two start-ups, Oddingo and SquareScope.

Publication Date: 04/09/2015 00:00

MITA receives Grant Award for successful Erasmus + funding application

On July 30th, Executive Chairman Tony Sultana and Project Leader Karen Hautala-Hili received the grant award for a successful Erasmus + funding application.

Publication Date: 03/08/2015 00:00

Launch of MyActs

Earlier today Hon Owen Bonnici, Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government launched a new electronic service called MyActs.

Publication Date: 29/07/2015 00:00

STEM Summer Club 2015 Launched

Earlier this month, MITA launched its STEM Summer Club, now in its second year. This summer, more than 450 children, 15 summer clubs and 5 technology training providers have partnered in this initiative.

Publication Date: 28/07/2015 00:00

Strengthening competences to service the public efficiently through eGovernment

The ESF-funded project Public Services Online came to an end with a closing seminar addressing citizens, public officials and businesses.

Publication Date: 22/07/2015 00:00

Government ICT Services Restored

At 1140hrs this morning, MITA experienced some technical issues causing disruption on most services in the government ICT network.

Publication Date: 21/07/2015 00:00

Huawei visits MCA and MITA

As part of their visit to Malta, officials from Huawei together with Malta’s General Consul and Special Envoy to China have visited the Malta Communications Authority (MCA) and the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA).

Publication Date: 20/07/2015 00:00

Courses for 2014-2015 managed by FITA

About 40 students with disability have just finished successfully ICT courses organised by the Foundation for Information Technology Accessibility (FITA).

Publication Date: 10/07/2015 00:00

MITA celebrates its 25th Anniversary

On Friday MITA celebrated its 25th anniversary with an event for all employees at the Verdala Palace. The event served to look back at some of the most important milestones and successes of the past quarter of a century.

Publication Date: 06/07/2015 09:00

Increasing the use of eGovernment services through local councils

MITA is currently hosting a seminar for local council officials on how technology can be used to support their work in servicing the public.

Publication Date: 25/06/2015 00:00

Malta reconfirmed leader in eGovernment services

Malta has just been reconfirmed as leader in the delivery and performance of eGovernment services amongst 33 countries (28 European Union member states together with Iceland, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey).

Publication Date: 23/06/2015 00:00

e-Codex General Assembly meets in Malta

The Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) is currently hosting a two-day e-Codex General Assembly meeting with delegates from the 24 partner states along with other official bodies such as the Council of the Notariats of the European Union (CNUE)

Publication Date: 10/06/2015 00:00

Free Office 365 to all Teachers

Following the resounding success of the Student Advantage scheme, Government in alliance with MITA, MUT and Microsoft Malta has today announced Teacher Advantage scheme.

Publication Date: 26/05/2015 10:00

New FITA services portfolio for persons with visual impairment

​Today FITA announced a new portfolio of services aimed at persons with visual impairment.

Publication Date: 18/05/2015 14:10

Leveraging technology for a better public administration

MITA is currently hosting a workshop for key decision makers within Government to discuss the strategy ahead in leveraging technology for simplification of public administration and the provisioning of the next generation of eGovernment service.

Publication Date: 14/05/2015 16:50

New mobile APPs developed by startups for MEPA and Heritage Malta

In line with government’s policy to stimulate innovation and instill an entrepreneurial mindset among the young, MITA has recently awarded two grants of €15,000 to two startups that won the Start-APP €15K challenge.

Publication Date: 11/05/2015 12:20