News and media

News and media



New life for the Dead Sea

  •  Release date: 19/09/2017
Israelis, Palestinians and Jordanians join to counter a regional water crisis and save the Dead Sea

Podcast: Risk, Monopoly, and a game about banking

  •  Release date: 18/09/2017
On this week’s episode of ‘A Dictionary of Finance’ podcast, we learn how a bank operates and the risks it has to hedge against – by playing a game.

How Paris is making it easier to get around

  •  Release date: 15/09/2017
Paris pours billions of euros into trains, trams and buses to mold a transport network of the future


France: EIB grants Da Volterra EUR 20m loan to speed up development of innovative solutions for the prevention and treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections

  •  Release date: 22/09/2017
The EIB and biopharmaceutical company Da Volterra announced today that they have entered into a EUR 20m financing agreement. This is a key loan designed to finance Da Volterra’s clinical developments in the area of prevention and treatment of antibiotic-resistant serious infectious and hospital-acquired diseases.

Complex Disease Detector and ColorADD winners of the Social Innovation Tournament 2017

  •  Release date: 22/09/2017
“Complex Disease Detector” from Sweden, and ColorADD from Portugal have been awarded the first and second prizes in the sixth edition of the Social Innovation Tournament, a competition organised by the European Investment Bank Institute to reward and promote innovative initiatives with a social, ethical or environmental impact working to create societal impact.

Greece: Further support for SMEs and MidCaps -EIB and Eurobank sign EUR 150 million financing agreement

  •  Release date: 22/09/2017
The EIB and Eurobank have signed a EUR 150 million loan agreement to finance eligible projects undertaken by small and medium-sized enterprises and midcaps operating in Greece. Through this credit line, SMEs and MidCaps active in the agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, services and other sectors, may obtain financing in the form of investment loans and working capital liquidity.