Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2022

Authors: Stefan Spiteri & Christine Borg Millo Christine is a legal intern at GVZH Advocates. She has just finished her Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree at the University of Malta and will continue her Master of Advocacy degree in the next scholastic term. Some of her key interests include Environmental Law, Commercial Law, Employment Law and Maritime Law. Introduction – DESI 2022 … Continued

Launch of the Second Call for Large-Scale Projects Under the EU Innovation Fund: €1.5 Billion now Available in Funding

Authors: Nina Fauser & Robyn Farrugia Results of the first call for large-scale projects On the 16th November 2021, the results of the first call for large-scale projects were published, where 7 projects aiming to bring breakthrough technologies to the market were pre-selected for Grant Agreement preparations. All applications were thoroughly evaluated by external evaluators … Continued


Authors: Nina Fauser and Robyn Farrugia As discussed in one of our previous articles, the LIFE Programme is the European Union’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action, which is managed by the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (‘CINEA’). LIFE supports and manages many initiatives aiming to make the EU more sustainable, … Continued

Latest Updates on one of the World’s Largest Funding Programmes for the Demonstration of Innovative Low-Carbon Technologies: The EU Innovation Fund

Authors: Gayle Kimberley & Nina Fauser The EU Innovation Fund (‘EIF’) is a key funding instrument for delivering Europe’s economy-wide commitments and its objective to reach climate neutrality by 2050, as discussed in one of our articles which can be accessed here. The EIF is divided into small-scale and large-scale projects; the former covers projects … Continued

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