Small island, Ocean of opportunities
With preferential access to 70% of the global market and as an international financial centre of repute, Mauritius offers a conducive business environment together with a vibrant modern lifestyle. Explore Work, Live and Play in Mauritius.
MIR - SAT 1
The first mauritian satellite
Through the KiboCUBE Programme, the MIR-SAT1 has been offered a free launch to the International Space Station (ISS) for deployment in Space by JAXA. For the first time in its history, Mauritius will embark into new initiatives geared towards exploiting space/satellite technology for its socio-economic benefits.
mission aim & objectives
Technology and knowledge transfer through the design, building, testing and operating satellite in space.
Promote small satellite technology in the country and its socio-economic benefits.
Verify performance of onboard subsystems by receiving telemetry from the satellite and establish communication to and from the satellite.
Collect images of the Rep. of Mauritius and its EEZ.
Experimental communication with other regional islands via the satellite (e.g. useful for emergency purposes such as cyclones, tsunamis, etc.)
The MIR-SAT1 was successfully deployed into Space from the ISS via the KIBO Module on the 22 June 2021 at 14:55 (MUT). The first signals from the satellite were well-received in Australia and USA after the satellite had deployed its antennae and solar panels on orbit. As it passed for the first time over Mauritius at 16:56 on the same day, its beacon signals were well-received by the Ground Control Station at the MRIC.
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HPD - Invest in Property Development
Mauritius today is poised for the next wave of real estate and landmark property development. It aims to create an exciting development that sets new standards in design and quality of build. No wonder the island has earned international recognition as a choice tourism destination for its welcoming and genuine hospitality, scenic splendour and world class hotels.
Investment opportunities are many and diverseMauritius today is poised for the next wave of real estate and landmark property development. It aims to create an exciting development that sets new standards in design and quality of build. No wonder the island has earned international recognition as a choice tourism destination for its welcoming and genuine hospitality, scenic splendour and world class hotels. Investment opportunities are many and diverse
With over 50 years of industrialisation, the Manufacturing Industry stands as an engine of growth with a GDP contribution of 10.6% (2020) and exporting 1548 product lines to over 122 countries.
A globally competitive and sustainable industrial sector that contributes to higher economic growth for Mauritius through continuous innovation, technology upgrading, productivity gains and high skilled employment
Bio-Economy + Connectivity
Since the inception in 1992, the Mauritius Freeport is the ideal competitive regional logistics and value-addition platform for your distribution to the region. Today, the Mauritius Freeport contributes to about 0.6% to our GDP. The built-up space in terms of cold and dry warehouses, processing units, open air storage facilities and offices have also increased from 5,000m2 in 1993 to 300,000m2 in 2019.
With a view to further develop this sector other initiatives are presently being undertaken by the Mauritius Port Authority with the (i) extension of the existing dock of 560 m to 800 m, (ii) increase in the depth of the channel to 16.5 m to enable ships that berth more than 350 m long and having a capacity of 9000 – 10000 TEUS, (iii) accommodating ‘large container ships’ by 2018 and (iv) acquisition of two additional cranes to transfer containers.
Digital & Innovation
While Mauritius is renowned as being an idyllic island for its stunning landscape, it is emerging as a world’s ICT-BPO destination of choice.
This small island nation is steadily transforming itself into the most preferred ICT hub in Africa thanks to its skilled multilingual workforce and state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure, which have allowed the country to evolve from low-value to high-value services offering. Multinational companies and organisations benefit from leveraging on the country’s assets not only as a hub for their global services delivery but also as a platform that grants access to Africa, Asia and Europe. With Mauritius moving to greater levels of digital transformation triggered by the adoption of new technologies, the country is well positioned to become a key destination for the development of new technologies and processes.
Strategically located in the Indian Ocean at the crossroads of international investments, linking Middle East, Asia and Africa, Mauritius has forged a strong reputation as a vibrant financial services hub with three decades’ track record in cross border investment and finance. Mauritius is recognised as an ideal ﬁnancial centre of choice by a number of international investment funds, private equities and investment holdings largely due to its convenient time zone allowing trading with all major markets in a single business day and its developed business, banking and technological infrastructure. The strong and fast expanding presence of international law ﬁrms, corporate services providers, fund managers, global investment and wholesale banks as well as state of the art exchanges is testimony to this fact.
As a stable and democratic country in Africa, the Mauritius IFC offers a suite of sophisticated products and services and possesses all the right ingredients which embolden the international community to use the jurisdiction as a financial centre. With a hybrid and transparent legal system, political and economic stability, robust regulatory framework, competitive operational costs, a vast network of bilateral treaties and a large pool of multilingual professionals, amongst others, the Mauritius IFC has carved out a distinctive place on the international arena.
Research, Knowledge and Innovation
An integrated cluster supported by a core group of high-value activities – hi-tech medicine, medical tourism, medical education, research and wellness.
State of the art medical facilities and highly qualified personnel to cater for the growing needs of both domestic and international patients.
Over the years the number of private institutions health institutions, nursing homes and specialized clinics have increased considerably, and future projections indicate that the sector is expected to substantially contribute to GDP and become a pillar of the economy.
The presence of global healthcare players on the island has positively increased competition and enhanced the image of Mauritius as a high tech medical hub.
Tourism & Creative Industry
Mauritius has forged itself a unique reputation over the past decades as an idyllic holiday destination with its year-round warm weather, stunning tropical scenery, and a delightful blend of culinary, cultural and historical experiences born from the union of the three continents – Asia, Europe and Africa.
Tourism is a central pillar of the Mauritian economy and its sustainability is realised by valuing the exceptional island-wide natural, cultural and heritage endowments.
The industry is poised to offer great growth and investment potential and has, over the years, become a leading tourist destination among international travellers.
Work in a pristine open space overlooking the azure ocean, Live on a sun-drenched island were warmth and hospitality is a way of life. Play and enjoy fun under the sun of picture perfect Mauritius