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services on financial instruments under the
fi-compass is a unique platform for advisory
for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI).
European Structural and Investment Funds
(ESIF) and microfinance under the Programme
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be an important tool for boosting EU agriculture.
Investments, in a variety of forms, will help create a modern, dynamic agri-food
sector to create jobs and enhance growth in the EU. Financial Instruments will


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Title Term Definition
Tailor-made Financial Instruments

Already existing or newly created financial instruments, specifically designed to achieve the specific objectives set out under a relevant priority. Financial Instruments other than Off-the-shelf Financial Instruments.

Technical Support

Grants for technical support, which are combined with a financial instrument (FI) in a single operation are provided for the preparation of the prospective investment (please refer to Article 37 (7), (9) of the CPR).

Thematic Objectives

Objectives supported by each ESI Fund in accordance with its mission to contribute to the Union strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth (see Article 9 of the CPR): 1. strengthening research, technological development and innovation; 2. enhancing access to, and use and quality of, ICT; 3. enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs, of the agricultural sector (for the EAFRD) and of the fishery and aquaculture sector (for the EMFF); 4. supporting the shift towards a low-carbon economy in all sectors; 5. promoting climate change adaptation, risk prevention and management; 6. preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency; 7. promoting sustainable transport and removing bottlenecks in key network infrastructures; 8. promoting sustainable and quality employment and supporting labour mobility; 9. promoting social inclusion, combating poverty and any discrimination; 10. investing in education, training and vocational training for skills and lifelong learning; 11. enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration.