MCAST par­tic­i­pates in SME Week

The Malta Business Weekly - - NEWS -

On Mon­day 26 Oc­to­ber, MCAST, through its En­trepreneur­ship Cen­tre, par­tic­i­pated in SME Week. This year MCAST or­ga­nized the clo­sure event of this week’s ac­tiv­i­ties at the MCAST Main Cam­pus.

The clo­sure event com­menced with in­tro­duc­tory speeches by dis­tinct speak­ers in­clud­ing min­is­ters and MCAST Top Man­age­ment fol­lowed by a panel of speak­ers who dis­cussed salient chal­lenges faced by young En­trepreneurs and SMEs with the au­di­ence fo­cus­ing on this year’s theme ‘ Digi­tis­ing the Econ­omy’.

MCAST also held an ex­hi­bi­tion en­ti­tled ‘Tech­nol­ogy through Time’ whereby dif­fer­ent ex­hibits from var­i­ous pe­ri­ods of the Tech­no­log­i­cal Era were dis­played in a time­line fash­ion.

Fol­low­ing the dis­cus­sions stu­dents were ac­com­pa­nied to the MCAST En­trepreneur­ship Cen­tre where they viewed the Cen­tre and also dis­cov­ered and ex­pe­ri­enced what young MCAST stu­dents are de­vel­op­ing at the Cen­tre.

The MCAST En­trepreneur­ship Cen­tre aims to pro­vide MCAST stu­dents and alumni with the op­por­tu­nity to trans­form their cre­ative and in­no­va­tive ideas into prof­itable and sus­tain­able busi­ness ven­tures.

The Euro­pean SME Week is a pan-Euro­pean cam­paign that aims to pro­mote en­trepreneur­ship in Europe. It helps ex­ist­ing en­trepreneurs find in­for­ma­tion on avail­able sup­port and tries to en­cour­age more peo­ple to set up their own busi­nesses.

Co­or­di­nated by the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion, this cam­paign con­sists of events through­out the whole year. The main event of the Euro­pean SME Week is or­gan­ised ev­ery au­tumn to­gether with the SME As­sem­bly and the Euro­pean En­ter­prise Pro­mo­tion Awards Cer­e­mony.

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