Supporting the Creative Industries in Malta May 25, 2010
The ImMediaTe Consortium participated in the seminar dedicated to “Supporting the Creative Industries in Malta” organized by the Maltese Ministry of Finance, Economy and Investments.
The Seminar, held on May 25 at the St. James Cavalier in Valletta, was co-organised with ImMediaTe and featured two presentations by ImMediaTe Consortium members.
Jesmond Xuereb, from the Fondazzjoni Temi Zammit (Malta), introduced Project ImMediaTe and reported on its current activities and achievements, including the upcomingMediaKIS Mobile Applications Forum that will be held in Barcelona on April 17-18, 2010.
ImMediaTe Technical Manager Carlo Donzella (Filas, Lazio) enlarged upon the mission and vision of Project ImMediaTe with a presentation entitled “Financing and Way Forward on the Immediate Project,” which addressed the core focus of the Project’s mission to improve the value of digital media and creative industries through innovative business models and services.
The ImMediaTe delegation also visited the first building of SmartCity Malta that is currently nearing completion.
The seminar was organized as part of European SME Week 2010 (May 25 – June 1) organised to provide information on EU and national, regional and local support to businesses, promote entrepreneurship and give recognition to entrepreneurs for their contribution to Europe's welfare, jobs, innovation and competitiveness.