The University of Malta will be at Intrapriza Malta, a National Celebration of Maltese entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship. The event is being organised to showcase the capacity of the Maltese to grasp opportunities, create work, generate jobs and all this in a value-added context.
Intrapriza Mata will be held at the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre (MFCC) Ta’ Qali on the following dates:
Friday 14 October from 1000hrs to 2200hrs
Saturday 15 October from 1000hrs to 2200hrs
Sunday 16 October from 1000hrs to 2000hrs
Study Entrepreneurship at the University of Malta!
The University of Malta offers a range of academic and training programs and courses for its students, among these are:
The Entrepreneurship Unit within the Institute of Sustainable Development
will be organising a series of Intensive Training Programmes in Entrepreneurship aimed at equipping science, technology and media graduates with the skills required to start up their own businesses.
These annual courses will start in 2012.
The Edward de Bono Institute
offers three courses related to Entrepreneurship:Masters in Creativity and Innovation M.Sc. in Strategic Innovation and Future CreationSecondary Area of Studies in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship with B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science
The Institute is also the local representative of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Events. For more information visit the website
Within the Department of Management
at the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy (FEMA)
there are a number of related study-units offered at MBA, B.Com. and Diploma level.
For more information visit the website
The Entrepreneurship stream within DegreePlus is aimed at providing students with the opportunity to enrich their academic studies with extra skills and experiences that can add value to their knowledge base and inspire them to pursue their entrepreneurial aspirations. It is delivered by guest speakers from a wide variety of enterprising backgrounds.
For more information visit the website
Innovative Collaboration between the University of Malta and SMEsConversion of wave energy in a DEXAWAVE scale model converter - Focusing on Mediterranean region and wave climate
Modelling of wave conditions around Malta and studying whether the DEXAWAVE wave energy converter can be adapted for Mediterranean conditions. Should feasibility be established investors are interested in setting up a wave energy farm in Malta.
A project by the Institute for Sustainable Energy at the University of Malta and the International Oceanography Institute – Malta Operations Centre in partnership with DEXAWAVE Energy Malta, with support from the Għarb Local Council.
Innovative Fibre Reinforced Composites Designed for Higher Structural Performance
Design and development of new composite materials through a combination of numerical analysis and material testing to produce structurally efficient and robust manhole covers.
A project by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Malta, in partnership with Composite Solutions Ltd.
Details about this project are available here.
Digital Gaming Clouds for Mobile Users
A project to develop a cloud infrastructure that can run graphics-intensive games on virtual servers and deliver them to mobile phone users.
This project is a collaboration between the Department of Communications and Computer Engineering within the Faculty of ICT at the University of Malta and iMovo Ltd, an SME specialising in BI and CRM for businesses.
Read more about the collaboration between the University of Malta and iMovo Ltd ...
Molecular Characterisation of Maltese Honey
Evaluates the quality of Maltese honey by screening samples from different sources and pollinating seasons. Various physicochemical characteristics will be studied and the samples will be subjected to DNA analysis to determine the floral origin of the honey.
A project by the Institute of Earth Systems, Division of Rural Sciences and Food Systems, University of Malta in partnership with Golden Island Ltd.
More details on the Institute of Earth Systems website ...
Fabrication of Advanced Hybrid Composite Sandwich Panels – Testing and Simulation
Research and development of advanced hybrid composite sandwich panels for marine and boat building applications. Fibre reinforced materials are layered using a vacuum bagging process, yielding a weight saving, cost efficient, higher performance material combination.
A project by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Malta in collaboration with Buccaneer Boats Ltd.
These projects are part financed through the National Research and Innovation Programme of the Malta Council for Science and Technology.