We support sectors that make a significant contribution to growth, employment, regional cohesion and environmental sustainability in Europe and beyond.
The EIB supports the rural economy - generating benefits for both private enterprises and society as a whole - through its long-term financing and provision of technical advice and assistance.
We are working to support the Digital Agenda by providing finance and technical expertise for projects which further these ambitions.
Education is a driving force for the society, making it more productive and competitive. Knowledge and skills are the prerequisite for creating jobs that satisfy both personal and market needs. For this reason, we firmly believe that investing in people is the best way to support human empowerment, growth and development in Europe.
Energy is at the top of the EU policy agenda, in relation to: security of supply, climate change considerations and competitiveness.
Forestry is at the heart of our efforts to support sustainable landscapes, foster rural economic growth and employment.
We support projects which aim to ensure universal access to effective, safe and affordable healthcare services.
One of the main priorities of the European Union is to work to bring cohesion and convergence across Europe and with our partner countries.
Smooth transport links are needed to give life to Europe’s single market of 500 million consumers.
We work on a range of Urban Agenda-related initiatives to share knowledge with local and regional decision-makers to improve access to funds and help them use existing funds more effectively.
A healthy water sector is critical to the economic growth and competitiveness.