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.


    The Pathfinder MDIA Digital Scholarship first call is now closed. We would like to thank all of the applicants and we are in the process of evaluating the applications submitted. The evaluation board will get in touch with the applicants soon. Good luck!

    As part of the national consultation of Malta’s Economic Vision 2021-2031, Stephen McCarthy, CEO at MDIA, spoke about digital innovation and the importance that private companies adopt innovative ideas in order to enhance their operations.

    #economicvision2031 #futureproofmalta


    Today we welcomed the #students who will be with us during #summer as part of the Students Summer Placements. Good luck to all!

    The MDIA's #Digital Scholarship is aimed at strengthening the human resources in #ArtificialIntelligence. Each individual can benefit of up to €10,000, and the deadline for the applications is 16th July 2021.

    More info: https://mdia.gov.mt/pathfinder/

    ✍️ Greta Attard

    Strong focus on #digital transformation as part of the post-COVID #economy recovery plan. MDIA will be making its part through its #certification programme, the #Technology Assurance #Sandbox and overseeing the implementation of the National AI Strategy. https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/environment-digital-transformation-among-priorities-of-economic.883294

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