STMicroelectronics Malta enrols as Corporate Member of the Chamber of Engineers
- Posted by: Stephen Boffa
- Category: Press Releases
The Chamber of Engineers (CoE) is pleased to announce the corporate membership of STMicroelectronics Malta Ltd, a leading global semiconductor manufacturer and one of the largest employers of engineers in Malta.
STMicroelectronics is a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications. With the recent approval (Important Projects of Common European Interest” (IPCEI)) from the European Commission to help in its quest to reach higher standards in the semiconductor sector, the factory is dedicated to support the growth of engineering and sustainable technological advancement in Malta.
The signing of the Corporate Membership Agreement took place on the 27th of October 2023 between the General Manager of STMicroelectronics Malta, Dr Laurent Filipozzi and the President of the Chamber of Engineers, Ing. Malcolm Zammit. This corporate membership will see STMicroelectronics Malta elevating its collaboration with the CoE by giving the opportunity to their engineers at the Kirkop site to join the CoE while empowering them to pursue continued professional development and engagement in their professional network.
Ing Malcolm Zammit, President of the Chamber of Engineers, commented on the significance of this corporate membership: “The Chamber is delighted to welcome on board STMicroelectronics Malta, a close collaborator of the Chamber and the profession, who has now embarked in this socially responsible initiative to support engineers and help build a stronger engineering community. STMicroelectronics is the largest private employer in Malta and a major employer of engineers with whom we want to engage as a Chamber. I consider their enrolment as a milestone for the engineering profession and the Chamber as I am sure that together we can create a vibrant community of engineers that drives Malta’s engineering and technological landscape forward.”
Dr Laurent Filipozzi, General Manager of STMicroelectronics Malta, expressed his enthusiasm for this new partnership: “We are thrilled to join the Chamber of Engineers of Malta as a corporate member. This collaboration aligns with our enthusiasm, dedication to innovation and pursuit for engineering excellence. We believe in the capability of our engineers, and we want them to further grow by becoming more active with their professional community. This is part of our vision for the ST Malta future. We look forward to working closely with the CoE and its members to contribute to the growth of Malta’s engineering sector.”
The corporate membership of STMicroelectronics Malta Ltd in the Chamber of Engineers is expected to bring together the expertise and resources of both entities to promote the development of engineering in Malta. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in fostering collaboration and innovation within Malta’s engineering community is set to contribute to the enhancement of engineering education, research, and opportunities, benefiting the local industry and the engineering profession.