Melvin Far­ru­gia

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

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

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