Malta Maritime Seed Award 2017

A new Maritime Seed Award (MarSA) has just been launched by the Malta Marittima Agency, in collaboration with the University of Malta, with the specific support of the University’s Knowledge Transfer Office, TAKEOFF Business Incubator and Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation. A total funding budget of €100,000 will be available to support researchers and Read more about Malta Maritime Seed Award 2017[…]

“She Started It” film screening

Following the discussion about various actions needed to stimulate women web entrepreneurship that took place at the Startup Europe Week 2017 Malta event we organised earlier this year, we are pleased to announce that one of the first activities in this sense will be the screening of the film “She Started It”. This will take Read more about “She Started It” film screening[…]

BPW Malta Careers Day 2017

What a great buzz, inspiring women and ambitious young girls at yesterday’s Careers Day 2017 organised for the fifth year in a row by Business & Professional Women BPW Malta! We were honoured to join in and provide a morning of career mentoring and guidance to over 1000 girls from over 15 schools in Malta. Read more about BPW Malta Careers Day 2017[…]

ERDF Grant Schemes for SMEs at a glance

Don’t miss out on the EU funding support for SMEs provided from the ERDF 2014-2020! Speak to us in confidence about your business ideas and investment plans. We can advise and assist you in choosing the right scheme(s) for you, preparing the necessary feasibility studies, reviews or business plans, as well as the application documentation. Read more about ERDF Grant Schemes for SMEs at a glance[…]

New application deadlines under the ERDF Grant Schemes for SMEs

With some of the ERDF Schemes for SMEs being administered on the basis of open rolling calls for proposals, new cut-off dates for submission and evaluation have been announced as follows: SME Consultancy Services Grant Scheme Thursday 30th March 2017 at noon Friday 28th April 2017 at noon Wednesday 31st May 2017 at noon Friday Read more about New application deadlines under the ERDF Grant Schemes for SMEs[…]

Women web-entrepreneurship

Anamaria Magri Pantea, The Times of Malta – 25th January 2017 Nowadays the digital economy is moving fast from being a specific segment to being the economy. Almost everything that we do today somehow involves or builds upon ICT. Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) provide essential enabling support across all economic, political, cultural and social Read more about Women web-entrepreneurship[…]

Startup Europe Week 2017 Malta event

Women web-entrepreneurship in Malta – round-table discussion and networking of stakeholders – Date: Thursday 9th February 2017, 14:15 – 17:30 Location: MITA Data Centre, St. Venera In the framework of Startup Europe Week 2017, this event is organised by Ascend Consulting – the representative of Women web-entrepreneurs Hubs European Network in Malta, with the support Read more about Startup Europe Week 2017 Malta event[…]

Startup Europe Week 2017

Ascend Consulting is proud to have been confirmed as official co-organizer of Startup Europe Week 2017 during the 6th to 10th of February. Glad to be bringing this awesome initiative to Malta as well! See below some statistics from this year and be ready to be part of an even larger initiative in 2017! Check-out Read more about Startup Europe Week 2017[…]

EU-OSHA service opportunity: OiRA

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) is planning to launch in the forthcoming weeks a low value negotiated procedure to procure services for the development of Online Interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools and promotion materials in Malta. The deadline for expression of interest is 15th December 2016. The main services to Read more about EU-OSHA service opportunity: OiRA[…]

ERDF e-Commerce Grant Scheme

This is the sixth ERDF scheme for SMEs launched this year by the Parliamentary Secretariat for the EU Presidency 2017 and EU Funds. Key characteristics: Overall Scheme BUDGET of € 5,000,000, with indicative annual thresholds of €1,000,000. GRANT of up to 50% of the eligible costs and up to €5,000, subject also to compliance with de Read more about ERDF e-Commerce Grant Scheme[…]