UM start-up expands Malta activities

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January, 2021 at 10:46 am by Andre Camilleri, a local University of Malta start-up with a large contingent of Institute of Digital Games researchers, is opening doors to new talent and partners. 

Led by co-founder Georgios N. Yannakakis and senior AI engineer Daniele Gravina, are working towards exciting collaborations, such as with Malta Enterprise.

Commenting on what lies ahead, Kurt Farrugia, CEO of Malta Enterprise, said “Malta Enterprise considers both the digital games and the AI niches as central upcoming industries that are in perfect tune with the type of economic growth that Malta wants to attract. We are encouraged by choosing to advance part of their RDI from their Malta-outpost. Malta Enterprise ascertains and similar companies, including innovative start-ups, that our promise of support will not be limited to the initial steps but that we will be present all the way to translate their trust into tangible achievements for the company; but also for their expanding Malta-based team”.

According to CEO, Christoffer Holmgård, “For, Malta is the next ideal location in Europe”. “Malta has shown to be incredibly adept at attracting talent at the intersections of artificial intelligence, video game development, and creative industries. By expanding in Malta, we gain access to a wide talent pool, highly relevant national collaborations, and most importantly, we can meet our customers where they are.” delivers AI tools for video game studios. The company combines profound knowledge from game development and machine learning to accelerate game development and enhance player engagement.

Do you want to hear more? Make sure to follow on their website and social media; the official announcement and details are coming soon. 

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