Population per km2 - 1495
Regional Innovation Performance (2019) Moderate
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 - Health with a focus on healthy living and active ageing
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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