The University of Malta Research, Innovation & Development Trust


Welcome to the website of The University of Malta Research Innovation and Development Trust (RIDT).

RIDT aims to strengthen investment in high-calibre research and development across every faculty and department within the University, and on a national level, and to foster the commercial exploitation of this research.

It does this by attracting support from both private individuals and corporate bodies.

RIDT was established in April 2011 by the Government of Malta with the allocation of €500,000 as seed capital


Music. Research. Action - preventing and improving the chances of breast cancer survival

Helen Muscat Memorial Concert

The concert, kindly supported by the Teatru Manoel, will be held on Saturday June 7, 2014.

LifeCycle Kidney Research Programme
The University of Malta, LifeCycle Malta Foundation and the RIDT, set up a research programme

FameLab Malta: the search is on for new voices of science communication
Malta to participate in FameLab for second time.

Science in the City contributes to 1.2 million record for Researchers’ Night 2013
Around 15,000 people attended the 2nd edition of “Science in the City” on the evening of September 27 in Valletta.

Riding 1,000km for Cancer Research
The ALIVE2014 Cycling Challenge for Cancer has been launched.