State of the Union: Five key takeaways from Ursula Von der Leyen
17 September 2020
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The aim of these Awards is to recognise the efforts of individuals and companies that have taken their ideas and concepts or their operational processes a step forward. Through these Awards, Government is encouraging the development of Innovative ideas and products which have a degree of potential that is both unique and sustainable
The three categories of the Malta Innovation Awards 2011 are as follows:
Award for Creative Innovation
Creative Innovation is mainly based on original renderings that significantly contribute to the recognised artistic sectors such as the literary, musical, or visual compositions, as well as computer programs.
Award for Scientific Innovation
Scientific Innovation is based on advanced knowledge generated by science students, academics and professionals, which are used in the creation of a new idea, the understanding or discovery of a new scientific concept and the creation of a new device, process or product. This should be a result of research & development together with experiments which are scientifically based.
Award for Technological Innovation
Technological Innovation involves new or improved tools that result in problem solving through their novel application, thereby enhancing the outcome of a particular process from the use of such equipment or implements.
Each of these three Award Categories will be further split into two types:
This is open for individuals or groups of individuals between 15 and 25 years of age.
This is open for individuals or groups of individuals over 25 years of age or enterprises.
All Applicants must be Maltese nationals, groups of Maltese individuals or enterprises that are established in Malta.
There shall be six prizes in total, two in each Category. The three winners of each category (Creative Innovation, Scientific Innovation and Technological Innovation) for Young Innovators shall receive €10,000 each. The three winners for each category (Creative Innovation, Scientific Innovation and Technological Innovation) for Innovators shall receive €15,000 each.
Projects accepted for the Malta Innovation Awards
will also be eligible for an award from the World
Intellectual Property Organisation
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