The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST), acting for and on behalf of the Foundation for Science and Technology, is a public body established by central government in 1988 with the mandate of advising government on science and technology policy. Today its remit has developed and expanded to include the:

1. Responsibility for the National Research and Innovation Strategy 2020 and related Action Plan.
2. Responsibility for Policy recommendations in the area of science and technology as well a representation of the Government of Malta in EU fora such as: ERAC, ESFRI, JRC, DG working parties, EIT,SFIC, COST, ERAC, MoCo, SGHRM and the High Level Space Working Party.
3. The management and administration of the National and EU Research and Innovation Funding Programmes.
4. The setting up of the first National Interactive Science Centre, science communication and science popularisation.


Contact person: Suzanne Gatt
Email: suzanne.gatt@um.edu.mt
Web & Social Media: www.mcst.gov.mt
Address: Villa Bighi , KKR 1320 Kalkara