fi-compass news

May 2019
New fi-compass case study features Energy Efficiency in Greece
The new fi-compass case study features the financial instrument developed to support the Energy Savings in Existing Housing Programme in ... Read the full story
April 2019
New fi-compass resources on ERDF financial instruments
The start of 2019 has seen a number of new resources for ERDF practitioners published on the fi-compass website. The event page for FI ... Read the full story
AL VIA – an ESIF guarantee instrument for smart SMEs in Lombardy
Founded in 2017, the Italian region of Lombardy’s AL VIA programme has taken important steps to help revive the regional economy in the ... Read the full story
March 2019
ESIF equity financial instruments for Invest Northern Ireland – new video case study published
A new fi-compass video case study has been published that shows how ESIF equity financial instruments are used to support SMEs in Northern ... Read the full story
February 2019
The FIRECE project - fi-compass support for energy efficiency and renewable energy financial instruments
On 17-18th January 2019, fi-compass delivered a workshop for managing authorities and other stakeholders from the FIRECE project. This ... Read the full story
December 2018
New publications about ESIF financial instruments available
The use of financial instruments in Cohesion Policy reaches record high. Halfway through the 2014-2020 EU budget period, the amount of ... Read the full story
October 2018
Supporting venture capital investments in Sweden
The latest European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) case study from fi-compass describes the process involved with preparing an ex-ante ... Read the full story
December 2017
Lithuanian financial instrument invests in energy efficiency for buildings
Lithuania's financial instrument promoting energy efficiency in apartment buildings has been featured as an interesting case study at ... Read the full story
November 2017
New loans and equity investments for France’s La Réunion island
As part of our information sharing activity at fi-compass, we raise awareness about how different Member States and regions are ... Read the full story
August 2017
Dutch financial instrument promotes high-tech business innovation
A new fi-compass case study shows how a financial instrument from the Eastern Netherlands has used European Regional Development ... Read the full story
Investing in low carbon economies: Lessons from the London Green Fund
Our fi-compass publications library includes a case study from the London Green Fund (LGF). It explains how this financial ... Read the full story
April 2017
Presidency points of view from Malta
Malta currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union and fi-compass spoke to Maltese stakeholders about their ... Read the full story
fi-compass seminar showcases financial instruments supporting urban and rural business investments
On 14 March a fi-compass seminar took place in Brussels focused on financial instruments under Thematic Objective 3 (TO3) ‘ ... Read the full story
March 2017
Slovenian financial instrument offers integrated package of business support sources
Slovenia's experiences with a financial instrument that offered investment support from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and ... Read the full story
December 2016
First data on implementation of 2014-2020 financial instruments published
The European Commission has published the first summaries of data on financial instruments in the 2014-2020 period. They provide first ... Read the full story
November 2016
Cooperation brings high uptake of business loans in Extremadura
A new fi-compass case study features a Spanish financial instrument that was set up towards the end of the 2007-2013 period with ... Read the full story
October 2016
EC annual summary of data reinforces the potential of financial instruments in implementing Cohesion Policy
By the end of 2015, a total of almost EUR 16.9 billion of 2007-2013 Operational Programme (OP) resources was paid to more than 1000 ... Read the full story
Selection of bodies implementing financial instruments: fi-compass event series continues
A new round of knowledge sharing events is underway through fi-compass to help Member States and regions implement financial ... Read the full story
New advisory services from fi-compass
The new 2016-2018 work programme has been launched by fi-compass. The new advisory services build on the achievements of the ... Read the full story
Microfinance in action: a practitioner's perspective from France 
Helping Member States and their regions to advance with microfinance is an important part of fi-compass activity. This includes ... Read the full story