FI Campus 2019 – Looking ahead to 2021 and beyond

4–5 December 2019
About the event

fi-compass is pleased to announce the FI Campus 2019 event, taking place on 4-5 December 2019 in Brussels.

FI Campus 2019 is an event for all ESIF financial instruments practitioners from across the EU. It is organised by the European Commission in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB).

With this year’s slogan ‘Looking ahead to 2021 and beyond’, FI Campus 2019 will offer a comprehensive programme, including information sessions and interactive formats covering:

  • Looking ahead to the next programming period, the proposed new Common Provisions Regulation (CPR) and InvestEU;
  • Horizontal topics related to ESIF financial instruments, such as State aid and audit;
  • Best practice and current experience of implementing financial instruments in the 2014-2020 programming period;
  • The use of financial instruments in a range of different sectors such as SME competitiveness, research development and innovation and urban development.

Watch our short video of last year’s event:

Participants will have the opportunity to create their own individual learning curricula, choosing from parallel sessions of their particular interest.

There will also be opportunities to network and exchange experiences among the participants and invited experts.


fi-compass Showcase 2019 Award

The fi-compass Showcase 2019 promotes stories from all across the EU related to ESIF financial instruments and the supported projects.

For the first time this year, a number of submitted stories will be presented at FI Campus 2019 and participants will vote for their favourite story to receive the fi-compass Showcase 2019 Award. The Award ceremony will take place during the FI Campus closing plenary on Thursday, 5 December 2019.

In order to be considered for the Award, we invite you to share your story about ESIF financial instruments and the projects you finance until Monday, 11 November 2019. More information about the fi-compass Showcase 2019 can be found here.

See the latest Showcase 2019 submissions:

A video story from Northern Ireland: Neurovalens


A video story from Portugal: IFRRU 2020

IFRRU 2020

A report on ESIF financial instruments from Italy

ESIF Italy

A video story from the Czech Republic: ‘Vranov Beach Holiday Park’

Vranov 400

Connect with other participants and arrange your individual meetings at FI Campus 2019

To make FI Campus 2019 even more interactive, participants will have the opportunity to connect with other attendees already before the event and arrange face-to-face meetings to take place during the two days of the event to exchange on topics related to ESIF financial instruments.

Participants who register online and are confirmed to attend the event will receive in the official fi-compass confirmation email a link to the online tool to easily identify, match and connect with other participants.

There will be a designated area at FI Campus where the face-to-face meetings will take place.

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Target group

Participants interested in ESIF financial instruments, in particular:

  • ESIF authorities directly involved or planning to become involved in the implementation of ESIF financial instruments;
  • Bodies implementing or considering to implement financial instruments under ESIF programmes and financial intermediaries; as well as
  • Stakeholders interested to hear about InvestEU and the Member State compartments.
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FI Campus 2019 – Preliminary programme
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Practical Info

Online registration will be open until Friday, 22 November 2019, subject to available places.

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