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Official launch on Friday of the ICT Gozo Malta Project

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Official launch on Friday of the ICT Gozo Malta ProjectThe Gozo Business Chamber (GBC) has announced that the ICT Gozo Malta Project will be formally launched by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, this coming Friday, the 5th of August, at the Calypso Hotel in Marsalforn at 11.00am. Other speakers will include Jason Azzopardi, Parliamentary Secretary – Ministry of Finance, Mr Claudio Grech, Chairman MITA, and others. Chris Said, Parliamentary Secretary – Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) will also be in attendance. The event is being sponsored by GO and will be followed by some light refreshments.

Businesses, Banks, ICT companies, ICT Educationalists, ICT Graduates and ICT students are welcome and encouraged to attend. GBC said it strongly encourages anyone working in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), to attend the launch event and learn what this project is about and what it may mean for them, for Gozo and Malta. You will also get to meet members of the Project team and can register to be included on progress and future updates.

ICT Gozo Malta – What is it?

The ICTGM projects seek to attract inward investment for Innovation and development in Gozo, and also Malta, leading to the creation of new jobs and opportunities in Gozo and Malta, as well as the development and enhancement of new skills and specialisations which can contribute to the Government aim of Malta becoming an ICT Regional Hub of excellence in Europe and beyond.

The purpose of the project portal www.ictgozomalta.eu is to create a one-stop shop for Innovation, Research & Development, Collaboration (local and International) and Investment.

ICTGM has participation and support from Government and key Agencies, including Malta Information and Technology Agency, the MCA, Malta Council for Science and Technology and educational establishments including MCAST to further the project towards its longer term objectives.

To find out more interested persons are invited to attend the launch and learn how they can also contribute to the realisation of the longer term potential this project aims for, from enhanced networking through to the creation of new jobs, and the potential to grow a new ICT Industry in Gozo and Malta with Projects with both international and global potential.

Please call the GBC on +356 2155 0305 or email gbc@ictgozomalta.eu for details and RSVP if you will be attending.

For further details on the Project contact David Pace on +356 7963 0221 or email dave.pace@ictgozomalta.eu. The ICTGM office, based at the GBC is open from 9am-1pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, or by appointment.

Photo shows the Ministry for Gozo Signing Ceremony.

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    1 Response

    1. EMMANUEL MAGRO says:

      I like to make a request to the Minister of Gozo,Jiovanna Debono,to bring the subject
      of the project for water storage for Malta & Gozo in case there will be water shortages in the long dry summers,I mentioned this in the past emails,the location is at the
      Hondoq Canyon known ALPHNSUS canyon,location one mile away from the Bay,and
      the water supply for Malta could be delivered through the future through under TUNNEL
      FROM GOZO TO MALTA ,IN GOZO we used to say ,kill two birds with one stone.!!!!!!

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