The EIB Institute has signed a new STAREBEI research grant contract with SOAS University of London on “ How to make energy efficiency projects attractive? An analysis of EU firms”. The research will last one year.

The Institute recently organised two seminars on energy efficiency with Professor Stefan Maas, Unilu and Professor Massimo Filippini , ETH Zurcih, University of Lugano, following up on an EIBURS on energy efficiency in the EU.

This is the third STAREBEI research contract signed this year following those with Luxembourg’s LIST and European University Institute.

STAREBEI (STAges de REcherche BEI-EIB research internships) is a programme that provides grants to universities in order to finance junior researchers carrying out research projects proposed by the EIB Group (EIB and EIF) under the joint supervision of a university tutor and an EIB or EIF co-tutor.

To date, 42 young researchers from 30 universities in 12 European countries have benefited from the STAREBEI programme.