IFRRU 2020 is a financial instrument that has been established to fund urban renewal and energy efficiency in Portugal. It uses EUR 102 million of ESI Funds to mobilise EUR 1.4 billion of public and private financing for urban development, with the aim of generating a total investment of EUR 2 billion.
Almost 100 participants took part in the fi-compass Thematic Workshop on social innovation and social entrepreneurship, which took place in Lisbon on 10 September 2019. This was the latest event under the European Social Fund (ESF) workstream of the fi-compass advisory platform.
Presentation (The Portuguese Social Innovation Initiative - Developing an impact investment ecosystem in Portugal and the role of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation)
This ‘fi-compass Showcase 2019’ submission is a video story about IFRRU 2020, a financial instrument aimed to support investments in urban renewal, covering the entire Portuguese territory.
This ‘fi-compass Showcase 2019’ submission is a video story about IFRRU 2020, a financial instrument aimed to support investments in urban renewal, covering the entire Portuguese territory. In order to boost investment, IFRRU 2020 brings together various sources of financing: European funds of PORTUGAL 2020, funds from other entities such as the European Investment Bank and the Development Bank of the Council of Europe, and combines them with resources from commercial banks.
Registrations open for the ESF thematic workshop on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Lisbon, 10 September 2019
Registrations are now open for the ‘Thematic workshop on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship’. The workshop, which is the next event of the fi-compass ESF series, will take place in Lisbon on 10 September 2019.