Dubai Expo 2020 events

We are very glad to have our Managing Consultant, Ms. Anamaria Magri Pantea, invited to contribute to two events organised part of Dubai Expo 2020. On 23rd October 2021, Anamaria will moderate a panel discussion on the role of innovation in economic acceleration, diversification and first and foremost recovery post COVID-19 pandemic. This discussion will Read more about Dubai Expo 2020 events[…]

Secondary school girls’ interest in digital careers in Malta

Part of the Women in Digital initiative of eSkills Malta Foundation and in follow-up to the 2020 Analysis of the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector in Malta and its recommendations, we is currently undertaking a survey of perceptions among secondary school students and educators on the attractiveness and pursuit of digital careers by girls Read more about Secondary school girls’ interest in digital careers in Malta[…]

Supporting the GEM Summer Camp

      When a cause is close to our heart, we do our best to support it! On 13th September 2021, Anamaria Magri Pantea offered her time and insights to guide and empower girls to embrace their digital and entrepreneurial potential. This was part of the summer camp organised by the University of Malta Read more about Supporting the GEM Summer Camp[…]

The Million Dollar Idea 2021

Ascend Consulting is glad to once again support The Million Dollar Idea startup competition organised by the ICT Students’ Association representing all students at the University of Malta and the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology. Anamaria Magri Pantea will be one of the judges, joining a great team of other judges and mentors Read more about The Million Dollar Idea 2021[…]

Support under Malta Enterprise Business Re-engineering Scheme

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to businesses needing to make numerous changes in the way they operate in order to manage and cope with the challenges brought by the pandemic. From changes in their operations, customer interaction and delivery channels, to shifts in their product/service offering and target customer segments, or even overhaul of their Read more about Support under Malta Enterprise Business Re-engineering Scheme[…]

Is your revenue model still working?

Always important, but even more so during the current COVID-19 pandemic, is a regular review of the effectiveness of your revenue model. How to do that, and what other revenue models can you consider, as well as a specific case study application, are topics that I address in this 10 minutes video. Part of a Read more about Is your revenue model still working?[…]

Series of webinars: Bridging the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector

In follow up to the Analysis of the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector in Malta carried out earlier this year, and part of the “Women in ICT Events” initiative sponsored by eSkills Malta Foundation, Ascend Consulting has organised in November 2020 a series of webinars focused on practical insights & guidance on how to Read more about Series of webinars: Bridging the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector[…]

How to prepare a winning funding application under the EU EIC Accelerator / SME Instrument

The EU’s SME Instrument has been restructured quite a bit in the last few years, being now part of the European Innovation Council, accepting applications only under Stage 2 (for actual implementation of innovation projects, not just precursor feasibility studies) and providing support in both grant and equity forms. Nevertheless, the main guidance points on Read more about How to prepare a winning funding application under the EU EIC Accelerator / SME Instrument[…]

Analysis of the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector in Malta

We are pleased to present to you the report Analysis of the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector in Malta​​ following a study that we undertook for eSkills Malta Foundation. The eSkills Malta Foundation is leading numerous initiatives for encouraging girls and women to consider a digital career, as having more women in the digital Read more about Analysis of the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector in Malta[…]