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The EIB Institute was set up within the EIB Group (European Investment Bank and European Investment Fund) to promote and support socialcultural, and academic initiatives with European stakeholders and the public at large. It is a key pillar of the EIB Group’s community and citizenship engagement.




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8 days left to apply for the SIT 2020!

Don’t miss this great opportunity to win up to EUR 50 000 to take your Social Venture further   Applications are open until 4 March 2020    For details on the 2020 Social Innovation Tournament, visit the Tournament’s page. Follow us on Facebook and...

Musical innovation in Tunisia

Every year, Tunisia88, our partner organization for musical education in Tunisia, organizes a song-writing and performance contest for high-school students from all over the country: the Tunisia88 Music Awards. Each of the 199 clubs created so far, in a country where...

Webinar “Mindfulness for social entrepreneurs “

      The EIB Institute is organising a new webinar on 26 March, hosted by Kim van Niekerk.   It wasn’t enough that you wanted to launch a business, but you just insisted on making the world a better place by doing so, didn’t you?  In making business do good, you...

Webinar “Ready to take off? Raising impact investment”

Looking to raise impact investment and not sure where to start? Join the EIB Institute and MARS of the University of Luxembourg in a new webinar for a conversation with Laura Catana from FASE. We will deep dive into the investment process, how to get ready and look...

How to promote intangible investment in the EU

Investments in intangible items (research and development, training, software...) have played a crucial role in the development of innovation and long-term growth as exemplified by the US economy since 1995. However, their specificities ( they are invisible, cannot...