The EuroNanoForum 2017 is organised under the auspices of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It is co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme for Research and Innovation.

Malta Enterprise is the national economic development and investment promotion agency of the Maltese Islands. It is responsible for the growth and development of Maltese enterprises and for promoting and facilitating inward international investment. Malta Enterprise works hand in hand with Maltese businesses to help them set up, expand, innovate and access global markets; thus sustaining economic growth and retaining and increasing employment.

Malta Enterprise has undertaken, organised and hosted major conventions over the years and in various countries (including the organisation of Malta’s presence at the Expo 2015 in Milan) and through the Enterprise Europe Network office it hosts, various brokerage events and business delegations.

Spinverse is the Nordic leader in innovation consulting, specialised in driving open innovation ecosystems, arranging funding and commercialising emerging technologies. Spinverse offers creative solutions and expertise from countless areas including the automation, chemicals, cleantech, electronics, energy, ICT, life sciences, machinery and mining.

Spinverse brings extensive expertise in building large technology events, having been working with the European Commission and local partners on EuroNanoForum 2011 (Budapest), Industrial Technologies 2012 (Århus), EuroNanoForum 2013 (Dublin), Industrial Technologies 2014 (Athens), EuroNanoForum 2016 (Riga), and having organised Nanotech Europe Conferences in 2006 -2010 in Helsinki, Copenhagen and Berlin.

As the National Contact Point Organisation for Horizon 2020, the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) has a vast experience related to EU projects, having participated in over 40 EU projects (from FP5 to Horizon 2020). MCST also hosts all Horizon 2020 National Contact Points and Programme Committee Members and works in close collaboration with Maltese entities and academia to promote EU R&I initiatives.

The University of Malta is the highest teaching institution in Malta. It is publicly funded and is open to all those who have the requisite qualifications. The University’s structures are in line with the Bologna Process and the European Higher Education Area. Conscious of its public role, the University strives to create courses which are relevant and timely in specific sessions should also be highly renowned in their industries or subject areas, enabling them to suggest similarly high quality speakers.