NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR HEALTH RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

Authors: Alec Lapira, Nicholas Sammut, Christian Scerri, Gordon Cordina, Janet Mifsud, Jennifer Cassingena Harper, Ramona Saliba Scerri, Nadine Castillo

Corresponding: Nicholas Sammut (ceo.mcst@gov.mt)

Keywords: Malta Council, MCST, health research

Doi: none

Issue: Xjenza Online Vol. 1 Iss. 1 - March 2013

Abstract:
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.

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