We helped build better roads and made transport more sustainable. We worked to expand the Athens metro, which helps 130,000 people a day get around the city. We also gave Greece “framework” loans worth several billion euros to help schools, museums, tourism and the environment.
At a glance
The EIB provides finance and expertise
for sound and sustainable investment projects in Greece.
€ 46.8 bn
Last year’s EIB Group activity in Greece by priority
(In € million, last updated at previous year end)
EIB activity in Greece by sector since start of operations
EIB stories in Greece
Individual stories speak far louder than figures and charts. Discover how our work improves the quality of life in Greece and beyond.
Greece and the EIB: our impact from 2018 to 2022
We have worked in Greece since 1963, upgrading infrastructure and helping small businesses to tackle the financial crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic. We helped build better roads and made transport more sustainable. We worked to expand the Athens metro, which helps 130 000 people a day get around the city. We also gave Greece framework loans worth several billion euros to help schools, museums, tourism and the environment.
Opportunity for reinvention
The first EIB Group Forum delivers a call for simple, fast investment in clean technology to overcome the crises facing the world
A day in Europe
Buckle up and discover a normal day in Europe through different projects financed by the European Investment Bank. Will you recognise some of them? The journey begins now!
Infrastructure Solutions: A new focus for urban mobility
Urban mobility after COVID-19 will get a new direction. Our urban mobility expert maps out the healthy and sustainable post-pandemic cities where people and goods will move safely
Digital insurance in Greece and Cyprus
A Greece Cyprus digital insurance company is pioneering a new platform to bring faster, cheaper, and more accessible insurance services to the region
Greece and the EIB: 2015-2020
We have worked with Greece since 1959. Between 2015 and 2020, we have supplied 1 330 187 households with green energy, supported 4 694 small and medium-sized companies and provided sustainable transport for 55 000 000 passengers per year.
New Athens metro cuts emissions
Ancient Greek hero Odysseus took 10 years to get home from the Trojan War. Commuters in the Greek capital are luckier, with a new Athens metro line making life better and cutting carbon emissions
Climate tracking on a remote Greek island
A new Mediterranean climate change research centre on the Greek island of Antikythera will collect valuable data to help model the impacts of climate change in the region.
Secrets of the Mediterranean
A new Mediterranean scientific research ship will allow Greek researchers to study the climate change-threatened ecosystems of the Mediterranean Sea about which we know surprisingly little.
EIB 360|Embark on a climate expedition on the Aegean
All aboard with the European Investment Banks 360° video crew to see how a team of Greek marine scientists are exploring the secrets of the Mediterranean in search of climate solutions. The Hellenic Centre for Marine Research is building a new state-of-the-art research vessel with support from the EIB that will allow it to explore the deepest parts of the sea and create a more complete picture of the Mediterranean ecosystem under the pressure of climate change. Enter the EIB 360° experience here.
Greece’s remote island of science
Immerse yourself in Europe’s innovative climate solutions with EIB 360°!
Embark on an expedition aboard the Aegaeo research vessel to understand climate crisis in the Mediterranean.
Make a stop then to the rugged beauty of Antikythera, where a new climate science station will open new vistas of knowledge.
Get EIB support in Greece
We improve the lives of citizens in the EU and beyond. We support small businesses, while enhancing climate action and innovation. We also focus on energy transition and urban sustainability. We create prosperity for all EU regions, so that they reach their full potential.
For smaller projects
(generally less than €25m)
For large projects
Get various types of advisory and technical assistance.
The EIB economic survey of investments in Greece
The EIB, with the help of dozens of academics, practitioners and policymakers, surveyed 12,500 firms and 500 big cities across Europe to find out what is driving or holding back investment.
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