We work to promote sustainable growth and job creation by supporting the following action areas:
- Small and medium sized enterprises: the creators of 80% of new jobs
- Regional development: to address economic and social imbalances between regions
- Environmental sustainability: including both climate action and investment in the urban and natural environment
- Innovation: promoting skills and innovation at every level
- Trans-European Networks: linking Europe’s infrastructure, principally in transport
- Energy: building competitive and secure supply
European Union Member States receive about 90% of our financing, but we also work with more than 150 other partner countries in support of EU external assistance policy.
Our database has a breakdown by country, region and sector for:
A short description of the procedure for approving project loans.
As one of the UK`s largest cities, Liverpool, has undergone a period of economic revival in recent years and is redefining itself as a vibrant world centre for the knowledge economy, in particular the life sciences. To achieve this ambitious goal, the health services must have the ability not only to provide first class care for the population’s wellbeing but also to create opportunity for hi-tech professional employment in the city. Two new hospital facilities – the Royal Liverpool and the new Alder Hey Children’s hospitals - are being built in Liverpool to bring health and wealth to the region.