The Risk Sharing Finance Facility can provide for higher risk financing made available to public and private universities.
Profile: universities and similar (higher) education institutions performing fundamental and/or applied research provided to private and/or public enterprises or organisations.
Size: no restrictions regarding number of staff, of students or annual budget.
Ownership: public law bodies, private law bodies or mixed entities with (partial) public participation.
Legal form: any legal form established under relevant national law, provided the university has the legal capacity to assume financial obligations.
Origin: legal entities established in all European Union Member States or Associated Countries (ie. Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Israel, Turkey, Croatia, Serbia and Moldova).
Financial profile: the university needs to demonstrate that, on the basis of public budgetary contributions to its operating and investment expenses, or through cash flow generated from its regular activities, it has the sustainable capacity to service its financial obligations.
Financing product available
For projects with a total project (investment) cost of EUR 15m and above, the EIB offers the following individual direct financing solution:
- University Financing Facility
Other RSFF beneficiaries: