Minister for the Economy and Industry Silvio Schembri presided over the signing of a cooperation agreement between Tech.Mt, the University of Malta and 8 Italian Universities renowned in the field of Computer Studies and technology.
The participating Italian Universities ranking among the top 20 Universities and will work closely together with Tech.Mt and the University of Malta by bridging the gap between Malta and Italy through placements and internships, contributing to the countries’ respective digital economies and giving a platform to students to develop their academic wealth int this sector.
‘All in all from an educational perspective, research which may vary from the field of robotics and biotech or machine learning data science , bio informatics amongst others is further strengthened for Maltese researchers when applying for European funds with the backing of the University of Malta and these universities. Moreover, For instance, if a Maltese student would like to specialise in an area which in our case is limited such as space. Through this agreement that student is given the opportunity to pursue the studies or academic experience within a reputable overseas university’ explained Minister Schembri.