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Social Innovation Tournament


The Social Innovation Tournament recognises and supports the best European social entrepreneurs.


Artists’ Development Programme


A unique opportunity for emerging artists to develop their practice at the highest level during a month-long residency in Luxembourg under the mentorship of an internationally acclaimed artist.


Research funding


We channel support, mainly through grants or sponsorships to higher education and research activities, particularly in the field of applied economics within Europe.


Who we are


The EIB Institute was set up within the EIB Group (European Investment Bank and European Investment Fund) to promote initiatives for the common good in Europe, mostly in EU Member States.



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The Institute regularly organises events. Everyone is welcome, and there is no entry fee.


Bernard Fingleton (Cambridge) to receive EIB-ERSA Prize

      Professor Bernard Fingleton, Director of research in the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, has been awarded the EIB-ERSA Prize in Regional Science 2016. The prize is awarded for his scientific achievements in theoretical and...
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Save the date: Conference on “The Economics of Art”

On Thursday 22 September, at the EIB, the EIB Institute, together with the European Investment Fund, Bocconi Alumni Association and the University of Luxembourg, is organising a conference on “The Economics of Art”. The speakers will be Andrea Rurale,...
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“Awesome experience”: SIT 2016 mentoring bootcamp

“Tough, hard work but very rewarding!” The 15 finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2016 got a chance to refine their business proposals and improve their pitching at a two-day mentoring bootcamp in Cascais, Portugal. There, experts on social entrepreneurship...
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European Forum Alpbach 2016: Innovative Solutions to (not so) “New” Problems

The EIB Institute is hosting a breakout session on “Innovative Solutions to (not so) “New” Problems” at this year’s European Forum Alpbach on 29 August 2016 from 13:30 to 16:00. Philippe Fargues, Director of the Migration Policy Centre at the Robert...
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EIB to participate in Private Art Kirchberg 2016

On Sunday 25 September 2016, the EIB will take part in Private Art Kirchberg (PAK), a biennal open day of major corporate collections in Luxembourg. The general public can thus discover the iconic buildings, outstanding art collections and singular gardens of eleven...
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