Release date: 16 September 2014
Promoter – Financial Intermediary
Republic of Poland - Ministry of Infrastructure and Development
Co-financing with EU Structural and Investment Funds of priority investments in the Republic of Poland in the 2014-2020 programming period. The Structural Programme Loan will support schemes under the Smart Development, Knowledge, Education and Development, Digital Poland and Eastern Poland operational programmes.
The project will support the smart and sustainable economic development of Poland by co-financing investments which address the objectives established in the Digital Poland, Smart Development and Knowledge, Education and Development operational programmes. The project will also back the development strategy of Eastern Poland. This is in line with the partnership agreement and interlinked with the different operational programmes.
- Transport - Transportation and storage
- Telecom - Information and communication
- Education - Education
- Services - Professional, scientific and technical activities
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 1350 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 17426 million
Poland, as an EU Member State, has transposed the relevant EU Directives 2011/92/EU and 2001/42/EC into national environmental legislation. The Bank’s appraisal will focus on the promoter’s environmental management capacity to properly apply the EU Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Directive 2001/42/EC, the EU Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive 2011/92/EU, as well as the requirements of the Habitats and Birds Directives where appropriate. All relevant key documents for the project will be published, in line with the Bank’s disclosure policy.
The Bank will require the promoter, as a public administration entity, to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project have been/shall be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation (Dir. 2004/18/EEC or 2004/17/EEC and Dir. 2007/66/EC), with publication of tender notices in the EU Official Journal, as and where appropriate. Projects with values below the EU thresholds will be procured according to the provisions laid down in national legislation. Details to be reviewed by the Bank’s services during appraisal.
Signed - 5/11/2014
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).