During a pitching event organised by MITA’s Innovation Hub, five start-ups were selected and each awarded a pre-seed investment of €22,000 to develop their innovative ideas. A record number of 19 start-ups submitted their ideas and took part in this event which was held at MITA Data Centre in Santa Venera on Saturday 8th October.
Three start-ups, Riix Software, ThatSpace and Freshy, were chosen to develop a business idea that addresses a defined problem. The other two start-ups, GreenIT and Placeholder Interactive, will develop a digital serious game designed to support the learning of science subjects.
All the selected teams will now