#InvestEU: European support for media digitalisation in Sweden

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 100 million loan to Bonnier AB of Sweden, a family-owned media and publishing company founded in 1804. The transaction will support the company’s RDI efforts until 2018. The operation is backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) under the Investment Plan for Europe. The transaction will support research, development and innovation (RDI) investments for the development of new content as well as content delivery platforms….

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EU Bank calls for partners to confront migration challenge and to support its new Economic Resilience Initiative

Speaking at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York, President of the European Investment Bank Werner Hoyer has called for new partnerships to tackle the migration and refugee challenges. He also laid out the EIB’s new Economic Resilience Initiative for the Western Balkans and EU Southern Neighbourhood, endorsed by EU leaders three months ago. President Hoyer was participating in a special roundtable hosted by Queen Rania of Jordan.  “The current [refugee and migration] crises are…

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EU Bank calls for partners to confront migration challenge and to support its new Economic Resilience Initiative

Speaking at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York, President of the European Investment Bank Werner Hoyer has called for new partnerships to tackle the migration and refugee challenges. He also laid out the EIB’s new Economic Resilience Initiative for the Western Balkans and EU Southern Neighbourhood, endorsed by EU leaders three months ago. President Hoyer was participating in a special roundtable hosted by Queen Rania of Jordan.  “The current [refugee and migration] crises are…

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The EIB lends CHF 250m credit facility for the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC) – CERN – Geneva

With fostering innovation to support research of scientific excellence and innovation as one of its top priorities, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has decided to provide a CHF 250m credit facility for the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC) which is the CERN’s central project for the decade. This is the second EIB financing with CERN , following the successful loan (300 M€) signed in 2002 to finance the building of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest and most p…

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The EIB lends CHF 250m credit facility for the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC) – CERN – Geneva

With fostering innovation to support research of scientific excellence and innovation as one of its top priorities, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has decided to provide a CHF 250m credit facility for the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC) which is the CERN’s central project for the decade. This is the second EIB financing with CERN , following the successful loan (300 M€) signed in 2002 to finance the building of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest and most p…

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European Investment Bank comment on misleading Climate Action Network report

The European Investment Bank (EIB) attaches great importance to engaging with civil society and ensuring that policies and lending activity reflect the recognition of the importance of climate action, that the EIB shares with a broad range of stakeholders. The EIB notes the publication of the “Connecting the dots” report by the Climate Action Network (CAN) and regrets that no effort was made by CAN to discuss the report with the EIB before publication. In support of the Paris Agreement, the E…

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