Evolve is delighted to support the first Maltese scientific research programme to be sent into space.
Malta’s fastest-growing science company has donated €30,000 to fund a series of experiments on the International Space Station through the Research, Innovation and Development Trust of the University of Malta.
Foreign Minister Evarist Bartolo said: ‘This project is being used for the good of mankind. In fact, this project can help, among others, those with medical conditions related to diabetes to possibly avoid the need for an amputation.
He went on to say that in discussions with countries far larger than Malta, there is a lot of curiosity in how, despite our limited size, we have a lot of skills and local talent.
He added: ‘Project Maleth demonstrates how, as the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, we are committed to promoting and allowing Maltese talent to grow and achieve its maximum potential on the international stage.’
Research and Innovation Minister Owen Bonnici thanked Professor Borg for his vision, saying that ‘this is a first for Malta.’
‘We believe the best way forward is to bring together academia, industry and government. When these three components come together the result is very positive. This is work which makes every Maltese and Gozitan person proud.’
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