The New European Bauhaus: From Co-Design to Delivery

Authors: Nina Fauser & Ylenia Busuttil In recent months, we have promoted the New European Bauhaus as a tool to achieve a beautiful architectural environment which respects the community’s fundamental obligations to adopt more sustainable habits. Today, we are happy to share the wonderful news about the commencement of the New European Bauhaus’ delivery stage, … Continued

A Greener Europe Is Here: Over €580 Million In Funding Now Available Under The European Life Programme

Authors: Gayle Kimberley, Nina Fauser & Bastien Debieve Shout out to all interested parties who are active in the field of sustainability and green initiatives – a dramatic €580 million is now available in funding through the European LIFE programme, which is being managed by the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (‘CINEA’). The … Continued

European Funds Available For Projects Related to Artificial Intelligence

Authors: Gayle Kimberley, Nina Fauser & Bastien Debiève What is ‘Artificial Intelligence’, and how does it work? Artificial intelligence, or ‘AI’, refers to the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines and computer systems which are programmed to think like humans, and perform tasks that typically require human intelligence. AI has become a hot topic … Continued

Malta’s Newly Launched Long Term Renovation Strategy for 2050

Authors: Gayle Kimberley, Nicole Sciberras Debono, Nina Fauser & Bastien Debiève On the 10th of May, the Ministry for the Environment, Climate Change and Planning published its new Long Term Renovation Strategy (‘LTRS’) for Malta, as announced by Environment Minister Hon. Aaron Farrugia and Parliamentary Secretary for Construction, Hon. Chris Agius. The LTRS was subject … Continued

Malta Launches the Largest Funding Scheme Ever for Renewable Energy Projects

Authors: Nicole Sciberras Debono & Bastien Debiève On 21st May, 2021 the Ministry for Energy, Enterprise, and Sustainable Development announced the largest local funding package to date for large scale projects involving renewable energy generation by private investors. This funding will be allocated through 10 calls for proposals, which will be launched next week. Private … Continued

The SeedGreen Climate Fund: The Latest Programme for Green Start Ups

Photo from seedgreen.org Authors: Nicole Sciberras Debono & Bastien Debiève Youth and young adults are those who can guarantee a successful green transition ahead. The need for innovation to accelerate carbon neutral development is rapidly emerging and has become more evident. However, one of the main problems which green start-ups face, is obtaining finance to … Continued

The Innovation Fund: Lessons from the First Large-Scale Call

Authors: Nicole Sciberras Debono & Bastien Debiève Back in August 2020, we published an article on the launch the world’s largest funding programmes for the demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies – the European Innovation Fund. Since then, 311 applications were submitted for the large-scale call back in October 2020, where 117 of them met the necessary … Continued

Two new Fusion Calls launched by MCST

Authors: Gayle Kimberley & Ilona Vella Two calls have opened under the FUSION programme run by The Malta Council for Science and Technology. Under these calls, both local Research and Innovation (R&I) actions as well as ideas which are ready to be commercialised are eligible for this funding. One of the open calls is The … Continued