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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

We need your opinion on the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector

The current state of women in the digital world is far from balanced, and depending on the country and company, across Europe there is only 1 woman employed in ICT to 5 or 7 men. In Malta, however, there have been as yet insufficiently detailed statistics and qualitative data collated from the Maltese Digital Sector Read more about We need your opinion on the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector[…]

Deep tech venture support

Another Call for Applications is available under the EIT Digital Venture Program, closing on 5th May 2019. This program supports entrepreneurial teams from 19 countries with deep tech business ideas to finalise their Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and start their business venture. The specific support consists of  up to €15,000 and a six-week Pre-Acceleration Phase.  Read more about Deep tech venture support[…]

Launch of the ‘Guidelines to Increase and Retain Women in ICT’

  As the Women Web-entrepreneurs Hubs Malta Coordinator, Ascend Consulting has been involved for some time now in the set up and work of the Women in ICT Focus Group of eSkills Malta Foundation. The eSkills Malta Foundation is the National Coalition forming part of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs.  Most of the Digital Read more about Launch of the ‘Guidelines to Increase and Retain Women in ICT’[…]

Further 2017 application deadlines for ERDF Grant Schemes for SMEs

  With some of the ERDF Schemes for SMEs being administered on the basis of open rolling calls for proposals, further 2017 cut-off dates for submission of applications beyond the next one of 28th April have been announced. These are as follows: SME Consultancy Services Grant Scheme and the SME Internationalisation Grant Scheme 31st May, 30th Read more about Further 2017 application deadlines for ERDF Grant Schemes for SMEs[…]

Job opportunity – junior .NET developer

Are you interested to work in the fast growing and disruptive FinTech industry? Would you like to bring your contribution to building an economic environment that easier identifies and precludes potential and further financial crime, bribery and corruption, money laundering and financing of terrorism? One of our clients, DAIS Software Ltd. – an innovative Malta Read more about Job opportunity – junior .NET developer[…]

Malta Startup Weekend 2017

Don’t miss out the opportunity to test your idea and get the full startup experience at the Malta Startup Weekend 2017! This year Malta Startup Weekend comes with a twist: if your idea is based on digital technology, you can validate and continue shaping it by following the next edition of MITA’s YouStartIT programme which Read more about Malta Startup Weekend 2017[…]