The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €180 million loan with the government of Catalonia to support investments to be implemented in Catalonia under the 2021-2027 operational programme of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The goal of the ERDF operational programme is to help regions roll out green, social and digital investments , in line with the objectives of the EU cohesion policy it puts into practice.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a venture loan agreement of €30 million with Skydweller SL to further develop and scale up the production of its solar-powered uncrewed autonomous aircraft for civil and security applications. The loan agreement, backed by the InvestEU programme, was signed by EIB Vice-President Ricardo Mourinho Félix and Skydweller CEO and Co-founder Robert Miller at the Web Summit 2023 in Lisbon.
On Friday 10 November, the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a €225 million framework loan with the Spanish autonomous community of Extremadura to co-finance investment in the region included in the operational programmes of EU cohesion policy funds, particularly the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and European Social Fund Plus (ESF+).