Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. It has a population of 417,520.
The country's S3 priorities in the area of health have a focus on healthy living and active ageing, and e-health. In Malta the life sciences sector has a wide ranging presence in the Maltese economy, with well established operations in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, the production of software for the healthcare industry, as well as a growing health tourism sector. All this has been boosted by the country’s workforce as well as effective connectivity with foreign markets.
Policy document (RIS3): Yes
Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes
ITAMA: ICT Tools for the diagnosis of autoimmune disease in the Mediterranean area
Malta Life Sciences Park an international class facility for life sciences and information technology development
University of Malta, Department of Applied Biomedical Science, within the Faculty of Health Sciences Teaching and conduction/participation in research programmes
Centre for Molecular Medicine and Biobanking Teaching and conduction/participation in research programmes
Department of Physiology & Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Univ. of Malta Teaching and conduction/participation in research programmes
Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?
ERDF 8.139 - The Setting Up of the Establishment for Blood, Tissue and Cell Centre (recently awarded) No website available yet
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