Fast Track to Innovation – the latest EU funding scheme for industry

The FTI pilot has been launched in January 2015 by the European Commission to facilitate and support increased innovation within the European industry. Scope The FTI is a bottom-up programme, project funding proposals being invited for any ideas of developing sustainable innovative products, processes and services that both address societal challenges and/or are highly competitive in Read more about Fast Track to Innovation – the latest EU funding scheme for industry[…]

Clustering for excellence and internationalisation

With over 99% of enterprises in Europe being SMEs and over 92% microenterprises with less than 10 employees, one cannot question the need for clusters and for business networks that can facilitate collaboration frameworks for knowledge transfer, economies of scale and scope. This is even more so in today’s context, one of internationalization and global Read more about Clustering for excellence and internationalisation[…]

European funding opportunities for collaborations with North Africa

Times of Malta, 1st June 2014 The Economic Update, May/June 2014 edition Malta’s geo-strategic position in the Mediterranean, our long-standing tradition of good relations with North African countries, together with our cultural affinities both to them as well as to continental Europe, have indeed given us the opportunity to act as a bridge and facilitator Read more about European funding opportunities for collaborations with North Africa[…]