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Info Day for SME Support Organisations (Malta)

Date: 7 October 2020

In light of the post-coronavirus economic recovery, how can Maltese SMEs access finance, find new business partners and adapt for the future? Find out on 7 October 2020 during the EU Open for Business Info Day for SMEs and SME Support Organisations.

This digital event will shed light on the various EU programmes available to SMEs in Malta and offer unique access to representatives from the European Commission, national experts and business intermediaries.

Registration is open! Sign up and discover the various EU programmes available to SMEs in Malta!

Programme

09:00 - 09:10

WELCOME ADDRESS

Brigitte Tanti, National Coordinator for the Enterprise Europe Network – Malta, Malta Enterprise


09:10 – 09:25

Overview on EU Programmes & Advisory Support

Kristin Schreiber, Director for SME, European Commission


09:25- 09:45

Setting the scene – The EU perspective

Dr Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi, Parliamentary Secretary responsible for EU Funds and Affairs


10:30 – 11:00

Session: Reinventing our ways of doing international business

Theme 1: Partnering Support & Success story

EEN Malta Expert: Kevin Mizzi, Executive, Membership & Internationalisation, Malta Chamber

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Expert: Brigitte Tanti, National Coordinator of the Enterprise Europe Network – Malta, Malta Enterprise

Thematic Success stories:
Chris Busuttil Delbridge - Evolve Ltd
Alex Thomson Mizzi - Growth Gurus


11:00 – 11:30

Thematic Table: Theme 1 - Partnering Support


11:30 – 12:00

Session : Adapting to a rapidly changing marketplace

Theme 2: Advisory Support & Success Story

EEN Malta Expert: Joe Tanti, CEO, Malta Business Bureau
SOLVIT Expert: Mark Xerri, Ministry of Economy
Thematic Success Story: Sean Aquilina - Maka Visuals


12:00 – 12:15

Thematic Table: Theme 2 – Advisory Support


12:30– 13:10

Session: Tapping innovative financing to grow sustainably

Theme 3: Financing support & Success Story

EEN Malta Expert: Steven Frigerio, Horizon 2020 Executive at Malta Council for Science & Technology

IPR Expert: Michele Dubbini, IP & Innovation Adviser, European IP Helpdesk

Thematic Success Stories:
Jurij Dreo - Brain Trip
Shane Hunter - AquaBiotech Ltd

Closing remarks of the morning session by moderator


13:10 – 13:40

Thematic Table: Theme 3 – Finance & Innovation Support


13:30 – 13:40

OPENING SPEECH:

Dr Elena Grech, Head of the Representation Office of the European Commission to Malta


13:40 -13:50

Launch of SME Week

Hon. Silvio Schembri, Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses (TBC)


13:50 – 14:45

SME WEEK LAUNCHPAD: Let’s get down to business (panel discussion)

Hon. Silvio Schembri, Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses (TBC)
Perit David Xuereb, President of the Malta Chamber
Kurt Farrugia, CEO of Malta Enterprise (TBC)


15:15 – 16:00

THEMATIC SESSION and Q&A: START-UPS & INNOVATION

EEN Malta Experts:
Brigitte Tanti, Head of EU Programmes Unit, Malta Enterprise
Steven Frigerio, Horizon 2020 Executive at Malta Council for Science & Technology

Participation of:
Alex Borg, Accelerator Manager at MITA Innovation Hub
Mark Joseph Xerri, SOLVIT Contact Point, Ministry of Economy
Michele Dubbini, IP & Innovation Adviser, European IP Helpdesk

Success Story: Brad Bartolo Frendo, Eight Eight Ltd 


16:30 – 17:15

THEMATIC SESSION and Q&A: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

EEN Malta Experts:
Kevin Mizzi, Executive, Membership & Internationalisation, Malta Chamber
Joe Tanti, CEO, Malta Business Bureau

Participation of:
Dana Farrugia, CEO, Tech.MT 

Success Stories:
Tyron Lloyd Baron - Inboundmuse
Angele Giuliano - AcrossLimits


17:15 – 17:20 

Closing Remarks  


 

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