The European Commission and the European Investment Bank have joined forces to set up the Risk Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF). RSFF is an innovative scheme to improve access to debt financing for private companies or public institutions promoting activities in the field of:

  • Research, Technological Development Demonstration
  • Innovation investments

RSFF is built on the principle of credit risk sharing between the European Community and the EIB, extending the ability of the Bank to provide loans or guarantees with a low and sub-investment grade risk profile. The scheme also provides a wealth of opportunities for new and innovative EIB financing solutions directed at the private sector and the research community as a whole.