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News and media



Genes unite a divided Cyprus

  •  Release date: 24/05/2017
The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics boosts its research and patient care—for Greek and Turkish Cypriots

Energy efficiency: Trams gain traction in Denmark

  •  Release date: 05/05/2017
Aarhus becomes the first Danish city to boast a tram system that provides increased mobility and saves emissions.

Austria wind power: Local farmers grow their own energy

  •  Release date: 04/05/2017
A small Austrian town fights climate change with an innovative partnership of small, local entrepreneurs.


EIB Group survey finds need for more investment in research and state-of-the-art capital stock in Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe

  •  Release date: 26/05/2017
The investment outlook in Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe is positive, but companies need to invest more in state-of-the-art machinery and equipment, and in research and development. These were the findings of the Survey of Investment and Investment Finance that the EIB published on 26 May at the GLOBSEC Forum 2017 in Bratislava. The presentation of this unique, EU-wide annual survey involving more than 12 000 firms was focused on the investment environment in Central, Eastern and South-eastern European countries (CESEE). 

Haïti : une importante délégation visite un hôpital MSF financé par la BEI

  •  Release date: 24/05/2017
Une délégation de la BEI, dirigée par le vice-président de la BEI, Pim van Ballekom, a visité lundi un hôpital financé la BEI dans le cadre d’une tournée qui  vise à explorer des opportunités de projets en Haïti.

Poland: EIB and BGK establish investment platform for social and affordable housing in Poland under Juncker Plan

  •  Release date: 24/05/2017
The EIB and Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK), the Polish development bank, have signed an agreement to set up an investment platform supporting social and affordable housing projects in different municipalities across Poland. Contributing to social inclusion, this platform, backed by the Juncker Commission’s Investment Plan for Europe, will roll out a programme in an area where much investment is needed.