This is a measure to finance innovative undertakings in their early stages of development by supporting Small startup undertakings that demonstrate a viable business concept in the setting up and initial growth phases.

What you'll get

Malta Enterprise provides support linked to private equity, crowd funding and the procurement of machinery and equipment. Depending on the type of support provided, assistance may be:

-up to €100,000 if linked to crowd funding campaigns; and
-up to €200,000 when the support is linked to private equity or required to fund the procurement of machinery and equipment.

Financial aid is in the form of repayable assistance.


The beneficiary must operate from Malta and be a small startup undertaking.

How to apply

Fill in the online form, print it and send to:

Malta Enterprise Corporation
Malta Industrial Parks Ltd
Gwardamangia Hill
Pietà MEC 0001

Applicants shall be required to submit the application within 36 months from the start-up date:
i. The application form filled in electronically with the relevant details; and
ii. A Business Plan in line with the parameters set in Section 5.1 of the Incentive Guidelines .