FLOW 23 – A successful conference on digital transformation
02 June 2023
4 Sight Group in collaboration with the Malta Chamber of SMEs organised the 2nd edition...
Vincent Farrugia, GRTU's Director General and Employers representative at the EESC made this week a strong intervention at the EESC's Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and Information Society (TEN) Section on the EESC Draft Opinion TEN/474 on Energy Education.
Mr Farrugia argued for a rebalance of funding needed for research and development. Emphasizing on education, though extremely important, may deviate from the urgent need to find the trillions that are needed not only to change behaviors but more especially the financial commitments to finance the extensive programme of research and investment that is needed even much so in alternative resources and in building of new infrastructure.
Europe is still doing little and in the meantime trillions of investments are leaving Europe as the strategy is still one of impositions of the energy industry rather then on creation of new initiatives and incentives to encourage investors and the financial institutions to provide the trillions that are needed to make a real difference. We need to encourage investment in a credible strategy towards the removal of the clear physical and environmental constraints that are effecting development in the energy sector and engaged economic growth within acceptable environmental standards.
The Malta Chamber of SMEs represents over 7,000 members from over 90 different sectors which in their majority are either small or medium sized companies, and such issues like the one we're experiencing right now, it's important to be united. Malta Chamber of SMEs offers a number of different services tailored to its members' individual requirements' and necessities. These range from general services offered to all members to more individual & bespoke services catered for specific requirements.
A membership with Malta Chamber of SMEs will guarantee that you are constantly updated and informed with different opportunities which will directly benefit your business and help you grow. It also entails you to a number of services which in their majority are free of charge and offered exclusively to its members (in their majority all free of charge).