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Malta’s Research and Innovation Smart Specialisation Strategy (RIS3) 2021-2027 – Draft for Public Consultation


From: Ministry for Finance and Financial Services
​(The Malta Council for Science and Technology)
​Published on: ​28 October 2020
Running till: ​18 November 2020
​Last Updated: ​19 November 2020
1.        Background

The purpose of the draft document “Malta’s Research and Innovation Smart Specialisation Strategy (RIS3) 2021-2027” is to publish for public consultation, the proposed smart specialisation sectors that could be supported through the next programming period of cohesion policy (ERDF 2021-2027). The Strategy includes an in-depth analysis of the findings from the stakeholder consultation process, analysis of the R&I and economic potential of Malta, the methodology used, and puts forward recommendations on how best to achieve the enabling conditions of the upcoming programming period.

MCST is looking to obtain the stakeholders’ and public’s reactions, before finalising the document for submission to the European Commission.

​2.        Documents
3.        Submission of input
Submissions were sent in by email to

Submissions were received by 18 November 2020.                       
We thank you for your input.​

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