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. This includes reducing inequalities, enhancing knowledge, innovation and competitiveness and ensuring cohesion throughout Europe. This is implemented via three strategic programmes: the Knowledge Programme, the Social Programme [...]
The Strategic Advisory Board lays down general guidelines for the strategy, objectives and operational activities of the Institute, its Committees and subcommittees.
Through its Social Programme, the EIB Institute is committed to acting as a catalyst for economic and social development, and social cohesion within the EU Member States.
The Knowledge Programme channels support, mainly through grants or sponsorships (EIBURS, STAREBEI) to higher education and research activities, particularly in the field of applied economics within Europe, and through cooperation agreements with Universities across Europe. Each year, the European Investment Bank (EIB) awards the EIB Prize to recognise and stimulate excellence in economic and social research [...]
The EIB Institute recognises the value of the arts and culture as an integral part of both effective community engagement and corporate social responsibility.
The sixth issue of the European Debates series has appeared with a contribution by Professor Leszek Balcerowicz on the transition from socialism to a market economy in Poland.
The Social Innovation Tournament is the flagship initiative of the Institute’s Social Programme. It is organised every year in a different country to reward and sponsor European entrepreneurs whose primary purpose is to generate a social, ethical or environmental impact. Three prizes are awarded by a jury, composed of specialists from the academic and business world: [...]
Sir Anthony Atkinson (Oxford and the London School of Economics and Political Science) and Benjamin Moll (Princeton University) are the winners of the 2015 EIB Prize.
The Artists’ Development Programme is an innovative creative platform offering emerging artists a residency programme in Luxembourg under the guidance of an established mentor in their discipline (visual arts) and guiding them to appropriate public art fora. The Institute offers them the opportunity to develop their artistic practice without any material contingency during the period of the [...]