The EU bank and the migration challenge

The EU bank and the migration challenge
The EIB is committed to working together with partners to deliver an effective response to the global forced displacement crisis. Discover how.

Investing in Mediterranean diet technology

Investing in Mediterranean diet technology
A cash injection from the Investment Plan for Europe enables a Greek company to produce healthier meats in an innovative way. Discover how.

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EIB approves EUR 7 billion of new loans and launches discussion on extending Investment Plan for Europe

The Board of Directors of the EIB approved more than EUR 7.3 billion of new loans for investment in strategic infrastructure, the environmental and knowledge economy as well as private sector schemes across Europe and around the world. The EIB Board also discussed and endorsed in principle the plans to extend EFSI until 2020.


EIB supports fundamental research at CERN

With fostering innovation to support research of scientific excellence as one of its top priorities, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has decided to provide a CHF 250m credit facility for the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider, the CERN’s central project for the decade. This is the second EIB financing with CERN, following the successful loan (EUR 300m) signed in 2002 to finance the building of the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s most powerful particle accelerator.

EIB President Hoyer calls for partners to confront migration challenge at UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants

Speaking at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York, EIB President Werner Hoyer has called for new partnerships to tackle the migration and refugee challenges. He also laid out the EIB’s new Economic Resilience Initiative for the Western Balkans and EU Southern Neighbourhood, endorsed by EU leaders three months ago. President Hoyer was participating in a special roundtable hosted by Queen Rania of Jordan. 


Finland implements SME Initiative: creating new opportunities for economic growth and jobs

The EIB Group (EIB and EIF) has concluded an agreement with the Government of the Republic of Finland and the European Commission for the implementation of the SME Initiative in Finland, which will support SMEs. It is expected that EUR 400 million of new SME financing will be provided under this Initiative.



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