Xjenza Online Vol. 1 Iss. 1 - March 2013
NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR HEALTH RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Alec Lapira, Nicholas Sammut, Christian Scerri, Gordon Cordina, Janet Mifsud, Jennifer Cassingena Harper, Ramona Saliba Scerri, Nadine Castillo
Nicholas Sammut (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Malta Council, MCST, health research
In 2011, the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) commissioned the Development of a dedicated strategy for health research and innovation in line with its mandate from Government to identify areas of national priority and design and to also implement strategic approaches to enhance economic competitiveness and quality of life. The Strategy was drawn up by a steering group which also included people from outside the health sector, to ensure that it also keeps note of the economic side of things.