fi-compass news

June 2020
Greece: a EUR 750 million interest rate subsidy for businesses affected by COVID-19 outbreak
In less than a month, Greece has put in place a EUR 750 million interest rate subsidy operation under the EU State aid Temporary ... Read the full story
Publication of event page – webinar on ESIF financial instruments under the CRII
The event page for the recent webinar on ESIF financial instruments under the CRII has been published on the fi-compass website. All ... Read the full story
May 2020
European Structural and Investment Funds and Energy Performance Contracting – new fi-compass report published
A new fi-compass report has been published highlighting the potential for European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) to support the ... Read the full story
fi-compass Showcase 2019 submission – watch a video story from Italy: San Giorgio
This ‘fi-compass Showcase 2019’ submission is a video story about the company San Giorgio, founded back in 1980 as a small pastry shop, ... Read the full story
fi-compass Jam Sessions. A new series of podcasts launched
fi-compass has launched a new podcast series with a discussion with Axel Badrichani, Deputy Head, DG REGIO, on how ESIF financial ... Read the full story
Financial instruments for energy efficiency – Lithuania highlighted as best practice by European Court of Auditors
Use of financial instruments or market mechanisms are highlighted in a new report from the European Court of Auditors (ECA) as key ... Read the full story
April 2020
COVID-19 in Slovakia: a first ESIF instrument to help SMEs hit by the crisis
In as little as a month, Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) has launched the SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee, a new financial instrument to help ... Read the full story
Update – Amendments to the Common Provisions Regulation - new flexibilities for financial instruments to respond to COVID-19 outbreak
  As part of the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative (CRII), the Common Provisions Regulation 1303/2013 (CPR) has been amended to ... Read the full story
Upcoming fi-compass activities and resources for the EAFRD community
The fi-compass ‘Sixth annual EU conference on EAFRD financial instruments for agriculture and rural development in 2014-2020’ initially ... Read the full story
ESF financial instruments for student loans to leave no one behind
A skilled and qualified workforce is the cornerstone of a competitive economy and an inclusive society. In light of the funding gap in ... Read the full story