Malta

16 09, 2020

Malta Maritime Seed Award: supporting technological innovations in the maritime field

By |2020-09-16T14:44:09+00:00September 16th, 2020|Malta, Student Funds|0 Comments

Malta Marittima and the University of Malta have launched the Maritime Seed Award (MarSA) in a bid to support entrepreneurs and researchers in taking their maritime related ventures from concept to commercialisation.  The programme is run together with the support of the University’s Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO), TAKEOFF Business Incubator, and Centre for Entrepreneurship and [...]

7 05, 2020

The TAKEOFF Seed Fund Awards: Supporting Discovery, Innovation, Knowledge and Impact

By |2020-05-07T10:18:00+00:00May 7th, 2020|Malta, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

Researchers and entrepreneurs will be able to benefit from a maximum of €25,000 to start and grow their ideas through this year’s TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award (TOSFA) which was launched today, the 6th May 2020. A total of €100,000 will be allocated through this competitive call which closes at noon on Monday 25 May 2020.  [...]

2 08, 2018

Business idea cultivation at the University of Malta

By |2018-08-02T08:46:14+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Malta|0 Comments

The fifth edition of the Takeoff Seed Fund Awards (Tosfa) saw €100,000 being distributed between seven promising start-ups and proof of concept projects. This year’s increasing interest and sheer quality of entries marks another healthy milestone for the ground-breaking scheme initiated a few years ago between the Economy Ministry, the University of Malta’s Centre for [...]

25 04, 2018

The University of Malta TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award 

By |2018-04-25T16:52:56+00:00April 25th, 2018|Malta, State or Government|0 Comments

For the 5th year running, the TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award (TOSFA) will support researchers and entrepreneurs with their innovative technologies and business concepts. A total of €100,000 will be awarded through a competitive process whereby the best written applications are shortlisted for a live pitch in front of a panel of judges, with the top [...]

12 09, 2017

University of Malta Seed funding awarded to entrepreneurs and researchers in the maritime field

By |2017-09-12T13:33:47+00:00September 12th, 2017|Malta, New Investments/Awards, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A total of €67,500 was awarded to four teams of researchers and entrepreneurs through MarSA, the Maritime Seed Award, set up jointly by Malta Marittima and the University of Malta.  The awards ceremony took place at the University TAKEOFF Business Incubator and was attended by Rector, Prof. Alfred J. Vella, Dr Daniel Aquilina, Chairman [...]

12 09, 2017

University of Malta TAKEOFF Seed Fund Awards – €100,000 to support entrepreneurs and researchers

By |2017-09-12T13:32:04+00:00September 12th, 2017|Malta, New Investments/Awards|0 Comments

Seven teams of entrepreneurs and researchers received a total of €100,000 during the 4th edition of the TAKEOFF Seed Fund Awards. The presentations were made by Minister Chris Cardona at the University of Malta TAKEOFF Business Incubator. The Minister stated that “as in previous years, it is encouraging to see ventures stemming from such a [...]

22 05, 2017

Four University of Malta research projects awarded €240,000 in new pilot programme

By |2017-05-22T07:40:10+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Malta, New Investments/Awards, Translational Research|0 Comments

The University of Malta recently launched a new pilot programme to award four prospective research projects by university researchers, a total of €60,000 each over two years. The funds will cover expenses and costs such as those for research assistants, data gathering and surveys, software, consumables, conferences, dissemination and outreach etc. The projects will be [...]

13 04, 2017

University of Malta puts up €100,000 in seed funding to help start-ups take off

By |2017-04-13T06:57:56+00:00April 13th, 2017|Malta, Startup Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

Entrepreneurs, start-ups and researchers can tap €100,000 in seed funding offered by a University of Malta award. The Take Off seed fund award (TOSFA), now in its fourth year, seeks to aid entrepreneurs, start-ups and researchers mould their ideas and technologies into investor-ready and market-ready businesses. Entrepreneurs and start-ups devoted to furthering their ideas for [...]

22 07, 2016

Third €100,000 Malta Seed Fund enables start-ups to take off

By |2016-07-22T09:29:35+00:00July 22nd, 2016|Malta, State or Government|0 Comments

The Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business today handed out funds at this year’s €100,000 Seed Fund Award during a ceremony which was presided over by the Rector of the University of Malta, Prof.  Alfred J. Vella. This year’s €100,000 TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award will benefit 9 researchers and entrepreneurs to help them [...]

3 05, 2016

University of Malta TAKEOFF Seed Fund launched for €100,000 in awards

By |2016-05-03T08:58:20+00:00May 3rd, 2016|*Fund Types, Malta, New Investments/Awards, Startup Fund|0 Comments

The Ministry for The Economy, Investment and Small Business (MEIB) and the University of Malta have launched the 2016 edition of the TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award (TOSFA) at the University’s TAKEOFF Business Incubator. The sum of €100,000 will be allocated through the Award to entrepreneurs and researchers to help move their innovative ideas and technologies [...]