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    € 30,000,000
    United Kingdom : € 30,000,000
    Industry : € 30,000,000
    Signature date(s)
    13/09/2013 : € 30,000,000

    Summary sheet

    Release date
    6 January 2014
    Signed | 13/09/2013
    Project name
    Promoter - financial intermediary
    Norgine R&D Facility
    Norgine BV
    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
    Total cost (Approximate amount)
    EUR 30 million
    EUR 137 million

    The project concerns the promoter’s European based R&D activities, in the fields of gastroenterology and pain management. The promoter has a very healthy late stage product pipeline (five products in phase III and only two in phase I). The evaluation of this pipeline and the promoter’s strategy for its development will be a key part of the appraisal.

    Financing of Norgine's pharmaceutical research and development from 2012 to 2014.

    Environmental aspects

    The activities are monitored by the company’s internal control department, to verify compliance with the ISO 14000 standards on environmental management. Competent national authorities and the European Medical Agency (EMEA) frequently inspect the sites concerned by the project to check compliance with the relevant environmental and health regulations.

    The promoter is a private company, not operating in the Utilities sector and therefore not covered by EU Directives on procurement. Procedures followed are expected to be in the best interest of the project and satisfactory to the Bank. This will be verified during appraisal.


    The Risk Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF) is an innovative credit risk sharing scheme jointly set up by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank to improve access to debt financing for private companies or public institutions promoting activities with a higher financial risk profile in the fields of research, technological development, demonstration and innovation investments.


    Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).


    Environmental and Social Data Sheet (ESDS) - NORGINE R&D FACILITY
    Publication Date
    2 Feb 2016
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