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EIB at a glance

Climate Survey: findings show different attitudes in northern and southern Europe

Ahead of the next Climate Conference, taking place in December in Poland, the EIB and YouGov launched a first-of-its-kind survey on climate change. Check out our findings, including the differences between northern and southern Europe.

The Bank and UNIDO join forces on Africa Day

The EIB’s Africa Day explores ways we can meet the continent’s challenges and tap into its huge potential. This year’s event on 22 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will bring together senior members of Ethiopia’s government with experts and policymakers from across the world to discuss African growth and diversification.

Donors help EIB tackle global challenges

The partnerships we form with Donors help us improve people’s lives, contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and advance the EU’s international development objectives.

At Lisbon Web Summit, 8 things to know about technology

Technology is touching all areas of our lives. That much was clear at the Web Summit, where over 75,000 people from all areas of the online world joined in a three-day conference to share knowledge about the future of technology.

New essays on our urban future: City, transformed

Europeans are heading for the cities. By the end of this century, 9 out of 10 of them will live in an urban area. Find out how Europe is changing and what the future holds for your city. This week, London.

Our podcast on Europe’s future

From vaccines to electric cars, environmental clean-up to online learning and laser technology, Future Europe is a road map for life in the future that you can listen to right now.

The Investment Plan for Europe at a glance

Turn down the heat on your bills with a smart thermostat

Imagine a small digital gadget in your home that tracks and improves your health, and cuts your energy bill. Tado’s smart thermostat does all this and more.

Europe Works. An exhibition on the Investment Plan for Europe

From breakthrough medical innovations to traditional Estonian sourdough bread and Greek olives. The Europe Works exhibition showcased the success stories we financed with the Juncker Plan.

See it on the map

Take a look at a selection of projects that show how the Investment Plan for Europe is making the European Union more competitive.

The latest results

The Investment Plan for Europe continues to mobilize investment to boost the European economy in a sustainable way.

The European Investment Fund at a glance

EUR 190 million to help innovative small companies in Portugal

The signatures took place at the Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon and will give Portuguese small and medium-sized businesses the boost they need to turn their ideas into concrete projects.

New Erasmus deal for master’s students in Croatia

This agreement will provide financial support for students from Croatia who are studying for their master’s degrees in one of the 33 Erasmus+ Programme countries. The loans will be provided at good conditions thanks to the EU support.

EIF Talks - four myths about social enterprises

Some people think that a company that cares about its social impact might not be financially successful. Or alternatively, that it cannot have a positive social impact if it focuses on making money. Let’s debunk those myths.

Latest publications

The Advisory Hub in 2017: Yielding results

The EIB in the circular economy

The brochure explains the bank’s investments and advisory services in the circular economy, and provides examples of projects.

The Advisory Hub in 2017: Yielding results

FEMIP Trust Fund Annual Report 2017: Serving the Southern Neighbourhood

The report outlines the activities of the FEMIP Trust Fund in 2017.

The Advisory Hub in 2017: Yielding results

EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund Annual Report 2017

The report provides a summary of the EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund’s activities in 2017.

Upcoming events

EIB Africa Day

Addis Ababa – 22 November

Media Days: journalists from European capitals

Luxembourg – 26 to 27 November


Katowice – 3 to 14 December

Anti-Corruption Day

Luxembourg – 4 December


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