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Call for Nomination of expert to participate in a foresight workshop on “Future innovative and autonomous technologies to monitor and mitigate effects of anthropogenic use in coastal and regional seas”.

This upcoming JPI Oceans workshop is being organised by the CSA Oceans 2 project to support the Management Board by developing concrete recommendations for future JPI Oceans activities in this field.  It will address the question: “What future innovative and autonomous technologies are needed in Europe to align the efforts…

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Launch of PRIMA Network

The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) is organising a networking and information event for researchers that are interested in applying for calls within the PRIMA Initiative.   The overall objective of the PRIMA programme is to build research and innovation capacities and to develop knowledge and common innovative…

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Framework Agreement Signed between the Malta Council for Science and Technology and France’s National Space Agency, CNES

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eCONFERENCE: MUSIC BLOCKCHAIN

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MCST issues call for Malta Expert Representative on COST Scientific Committee

The Malta Council for Science and Technology, as the Malta national contact point for COST, Co-Operation in Science and Technology, www.cost.eu has issued a call of interest from experts who are interested in being nominated as Malta’s representative on the Scientific Committee which assists COST in fulfilling its mission and…

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Malta Innovation Awards 2017

The Commerce Department within the Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses has just launched the Malta Innovation Awards 2017. Total prize money is €40,000. Through these Awards, Government aims to encourage the development of innovative ideas and products which have potential, that are both unique and sustainable. The…

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Internationalisation Partnership Awards Scheme 2017 now open!

The Call for the Internationalisation Partnership Awards Scheme 2017 is now open! The Malta Council for Science and Technology is accepting applications for the submission of project proposals under the Internationalisation Partnership Awards Scheme 2017. The deadline for submission is noon on the 30th August 2017. The Internationalisation Partnership Awards…

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Open access to JRC Research Infrastructures

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) opens its scientific laboratories and facilities to people working in academia and research organisations, industry, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and more in general to the public and private sector. The JRC offers access to its facilities to researchers and scientists from EU…

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New COST actions approved June 2017

COST, European Cooperation in Science and Technology, www.cost.eu, is an EU-funded networking activity which allows the networking of research on a European level. It facilitates research between scientific communities in different countries and also increases the mobility of researchers across Europe through the setting up of COST actions. COST fosters…

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University of Malta – Glider South seminar 7th July 2017

Versatile autonomous underwater vehicles carrying customised sensors are becoming a more affordable technological solution for smart observations of key parameters in the sea. A sea glider deployed recently around the Maltese Islands has demonstrated how adaptive monitoring strategies using remotely controlled unmanned devices provide cost effective methods to routinely collect…

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