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Empowering Equity Academy is launched!

Empowering Equity Academy is launched!

Women and STEM graduates  are underrepresented in EU private equity, venture capital and private debt markets, affecting the quality of EU innovation. To address this gap, the Institute and the European Investment Fund (EIF) are joining forces to launch a brand-new...

Financial education programme in Cyprus completed

Financial education programme in Cyprus completed

​What an incredible journey it’s been! The EIB Institute, in collaboration with ActionAid Hellas, a Greek NGO and supported by the Financial Wellbeing Institute, the Central Bank of Cyprus, the Hellenic Bank of Cyprus and the Ministry of Education has successfully...

EIB artists at the Venice Biennale

EIB artists at the Venice Biennale

Often dubbed “the Olympics of the art world”, the Venice Biennale is one of the most important events on the art world’s calendar. Organised every two years, it has been held since 1895 with very few interruptions.The 60th edition of the Biennale, which will last...

First webinar on EIB offering for cultural heritage: recording available

First webinar on EIB offering for cultural heritage: recording available

First webinar on EIB Group offering for the cultural heritage sector. The online masterclass in funding and advisory services for cultural heritage was the third out of a total of four masterclasses which Europa Nostra has organised in the framework of the European Cultural Heritage Agora Network Project (2022-2024), co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

German regional railway transport after 2031

German regional railway transport after 2031

Germany is committed to continuing providing sustainable and efficient public transport. In the coming years (2025-2035) authorities both at regional and national level will dedicate increased funding for electrification, and infrastructure expansion and innovative mobility solutions according to the results of a capstone project with TU Dresden Masters’ students presented at the EIB in Luxembourg in April 2024.

EIB Returns Painting to Rightful Heirs

EIB Returns Painting to Rightful Heirs

Following provenance research, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has returned a Flemish Old Master painting by Frans de Momper, which had been spoliated during World War II, to its rightful owners. The painting, titled A Winterscene by a Village with Travellers, like...

Tonga: helping communities after the eruption

Tonga: helping communities after the eruption

Two years ago, in January, the Tongan archipelago in the southern Pacific Ocean was hit by the largest volcanic eruption recorded since Krakatoa in 1883. The eight-minute volcanic event shot ash 18 kilometres into the sky in a plume 5 kilometres wide. The cloud and...

Capstone: How did the COVID 19 pandemic impact EU SMEs?

Capstone: How did the COVID 19 pandemic impact EU SMEs?

What impact had the COVID-19 pandemic on EU SMEs, and how did national fiscal policies help mitigate this impact ? This was the topic submitted by the European Investment Fund to four students from the London School of Economics’ Master of Public Administration (MPA) in the framework of a Capstone programme.

SIT Alumni NEFFA completes seed funding round

SIT Alumni NEFFA completes seed funding round

SIT Alumni NEFFA (New Fashion Factory) has successfully completed its first seed funding round, signalling a significant milestone for the Dutch biotech innovator. The seed funding round is the first investment for the Dutch Industrial Biotech Seed Fund and was...