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€700 million raised to support artificial intelligence and blockchain technology

The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed the first six equity agreements with venture capital funds to support businesses under the EU's InnovFin Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain initiative. New agreements with tech equity funds in Austria, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands...
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€900m finance package to help Spanish SMEs hit by COVID-19 crisis

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is joining forces with Santander to provide financing on favourable terms to Spanish small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-caps affected by the economic impact of COVID-19. The EIB and the European Investment Fund (EIF) will subscribe several tranches...
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€6m investment plan to help cultural and creative SMEs in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland

More financial support will be available for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from the cultural and creative sectors in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland as a result of a new finance deal. A €6 million guarantee from the European Investment Fund (EIF) to Estonian lender Finora Capital...
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Call for proposals: Accelerate and scale up innovation applications for a sustainable and circular fashion industry

The call for proposals COS-CIRCFASH-2019-3-02 "Accelerate and scale up innovation applications for a sustainable and circular fashion industry" COSME Work Programme 2019 GRO/SME/19/C/08 is online with a deadline for submission on 17/12/2019. The call budget is 3.5 M€ to support 4 transnational...
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The European Investment Fund developed a map showing SMEs supported by the European Union

This map indicates the location of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that have benefited from EU financial support through EIF-managed financial instruments. The map is indicative and based on reports received from financial intermediaries. As grants and subsidies are not within EIF’s remit...