Malta: Vertical farming and robotics among Volt’s proposed new industries

Less than a week from the general elections, newbie political party Volt Malta has announced its proposed new industries which include vertical farming, agritech, and robotics.

In a statement, the party said that it intends to diversify Malta’s economic and research sector by birthing and incentivizing the sustainable growth of several industries that possess both high growth and innovation potential.

The robotics industry would be one of the first industries the party would invest in, Volt explained, as it would apply robotics to increase the productivity and quality of existing industries, such as Igaming, agriculture, manufacturing, financial technologies, and financial services. Volt said it would foster an advanced robotics industry through the creation and implementation of a strategy in coordination with various bodies, including industry stakeholders, entrepreneurial community, educational institutions, and international experts.

The party noted that the proposed markets operate within a model of sustainability that is meant to tackle climate change, our country’s resource depletion, the transition to green power and sustainability, the promotion of sustainable agriculture, the reduced dependency on imported food products, the protection and promotion of local growers and products, and lastly, increased food security.

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