Malta - Science and technology



Malta's technological development has been confined largely to the shipbuilding and repair industry and the manufacture of electronic computer parts. The University of Malta has faculties of dental surgery, mechanical and electrical engineering, medicine and surgery, and science. In 1988, research and development expenditures amounted to 10,000 lira; 5 technicians and 34 scientists and engineers were engaged in research and development. The Agrarian Society founded in 1844 is headquartered in Valletta. The Chamber of Architects and Civil Engineers is headquartered in St. Andrews.

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