What is the Italia-Malta Inter-reg programme?

The Italy-Malta Programme is a cross-border Programme which covers the Maltese Islands and several regions in Sicily. This Programme aims to reinforce sustainable growth at the cross-border level with a particular focus on the Research & Innovation sectors, foster the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises, protect the environment as well as promoting actions which mitigate the effects of climate change whilst also addressing the area’s natural and anthropic risks.

This Programme, which is co-financed under the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), supports the strengthening of research, technological development and innovation, enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs and preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency.

Potential beneficiaries may include a variety of stakeholders, depending on the measure. Inter alia, these may include: SMEs, Research Institutes, NGOs, and Micro Enterprises.