A message from the CEO

At the helm of the Authority is Mr. Stephen McCarthy, appointed as the first CEO of MDIA upon its foundation.

Mr. McCarthy is very well versed in multiple key industries in Malta, from the finance industry to gaming and property, making him a well seasoned and broad minded fit to head the Digital and Innovation framework in Malta.

Application Forms

The Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA) is issuing the application forms for Service Providers and Innovative Technology Arrangements Applicants to apply for registration and certification respectively.

Issued Guidelines

The Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA) is issuing a set of guidance notes aimed at assisting Service Providers and Innovative Technology Arrangements Applicants when approaching the MDIA for registration and certification respectively.

The guidelines reflect clarifications and rationalise some processes which arose from the public consultation as well as in the formulation of the said guidelines. These are expected to be reflected and implemented as required in the ITAS Act.

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If you need assistance or guidance, or if you have any questions – we encourage you to get in touch with us.


    MDIA's Chairman @JoshuaEllul spoke with @crowdfundinside about how #emerging #technologies are impacting the #digital #economy, and about #Malta being the first #jurisdiction to put into place a #regulatory regime for such technologies. https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2021/02/172170-dr-joshua-ellul-chairman-of-malta-digital-innovation-authority-explains-how-ai-iot-blockchain-based-smart-contracts-are-improving-digital-economy/

    Understanding the role of #Blockchain and #ArtificialIntelligence in our lives is of utmost importance, as #technology dependency is increasing day by day.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/36VZ5tA

    One of #Malta's National #AI Strategy's pilot projects is aimed at enhancing #education at all levels, especially by providing #personalisation at scale. https://www.one.com.mt/news/2021/01/23/pupa-li-titkellem-se-tkun-qed-tghin-studenti-jitghallmu-jaqraw/

    In an interview released late last year, MDIA's Chairman @JoshuaEllul outlined the Authority's #mission for the coming years: to increase the levels of #security and #guarantees in the #technological field for #consumers and #companies. https://www.maltabusiness.it/mdia-in-campo-per-dare-a-malta-una-giurisdizione-sicura-nelle-nuove-tecnologie/

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