InnovFin Seminar - Innovation financing as a business opportunity
- Date: 04 February 2015Time : 09.00 To 15.30
The EIB Group, Tillväxtverket and VINNOVA, Sweden’s Innovation Agency, hosted an interactive seminar on their financial products for innovative and growth businesses in Stockholm, Sweden on Thursday 4th February 2015.
The seminar consisted of case studies and two separate workshops covering the different financing options available to companies and financial intermediaries. It was open to CEOs, CFOs and top management of innovative companies (from large SMEs to corporates) in the automotive, ICT, biotech and industrial sectors, as well as financial intermediaries, financial advisory organizations and industry associations.
This event also provided an excellent opportunity to network with the EIB and EIF operational teams.
Both the EU and the EIB Group intend to more than double their combined support for research and innovation in Europe over the next 7 years, making more than EUR 24bn available.
EU Finance for Innovators - Vincent van Steensel, EIF
COSME Financial Instruments for SMEs - Astrid Bartels, DG GROW
InnovFin Products for Companies - Jussi Hätönen/Maxime Pawlowski/Piermario Di Pietro, EIB