fi-compass news

March 2016
17.03.2016
Improving understanding about EU finance for business
Business support for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) remains a common focus for the Member States’ financial instruments. ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Flagship fi-compass events spotlight opportunities for financial instruments in the European Social Fund
Two high level events were organised by fi-compass earlier this month to raise awareness about opportunities for financial ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Targeted coaching on rural development financial instruments gets under way
Targeted coaching for the relevant Member State managing authorities on how best to use financial instrument possibilities available ... Read the full story
16.03.2016
Member States seminar series: Hungary
Picture: Tamás Karsai, Ministry of National Economy, Hungary On 10 March 2016, financial instruments delivering ESI Funds were ... Read the full story
15.03.2016
Member States seminar series: Poland
Picture: Marta Leśniak, Regional Operational Programmes Department, Ministry of Economic Development, Poland; Agata Matusiak, European ... Read the full story
01.03.2016
Member States seminar series: Germany
Picture: Ulrike Schreckenberger, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany     Financial instruments delivering ESI Funds ... Read the full story
February 2016
24.02.2016
Member States seminar series: United Kingdom
Picture: Roger Evans, Deputy Mayor of London Financial instruments delivering ESI Funds were discussed at a seminar on 18 February in ... Read the full story
23.02.2016
Hungary and UK host fi-compass workshops for microcredit providers
Hungary and UK host fi-compass workshops for microcredit providers Two new workshops are being organised under the Employment and ... Read the full story
22.02.2016
New guidelines on combining European Structural and Investment Funds with the EFSI
The Juncker Commission’s top priority is to get Europe growing again and to increase the number of jobs without creating new debt. The ... Read the full story
19.02.2016
Promoting financial instruments to final recipients: Lithuania’s Entrepreneurship Promotion Fund
Capacity building through knowledge exchange is an important part of the fi-compass mandate. This includes identifying and ... Read the full story
12.02.2016
New fi-compass advice on microfinance instruments
Microfinance instruments can be useful for supporting microenterprises, unemployed workers, and citizens suffering from disadvantages. By ... Read the full story
12.02.2016
Microfinance under the European Social Fund (ESF)
Picture: Stefan De Keersmaecker, DG EMPL, European Commission On 3 February 2016, fi-compass organised a workshop on ... Read the full story
12.02.2016
Financial Instruments under the European Social Fund (ESF)
Picture: Andriana Sukova-Tosheva, Director, DG EMPL, European Commission On 2 February 2016, fi-compass organised a high ... Read the full story
11.02.2016
New fi-compass case study: developing the social economy in Poland
fi-compass has released a new case study about a financial instrument co-financed by the European Social Fund (ESF) that provides ... Read the full story
04.02.2016
Member States seminar series: The Netherlands
Picture: Norbert van den Hove, Deputy Director Entrepreneurship, Directorate-General for Enterprise and Innovation, Enterprise ... Read the full story
03.02.2016
Member States seminar series: Malta
Picture: Hon. Ian Borg, Parliamentary Secretary, EU Funds and the EU Presidency 2017, Malta On 25 January 2016, financial instruments ... Read the full story
03.02.2016
Member States seminar series: Slovenia
On 21 January 2016, financial instruments delivering ESI Funds were discussed at a seminar in Ljubljana, Slovenia. This seminar is part of ... Read the full story
January 2016
28.01.2016
Member States seminar series: Portugal
On the 18th of January 2016, financial instruments delivering ESI Funds were discussed at a seminar in Lisbon, Portugal. More than 130 ... Read the full story
26.01.2016
New advisory publications for the European Social Fund to be released next week
Financial instruments co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) can be used to invest in the growth and development of EU citizens and ... Read the full story
13.01.2016
Our ESIF factsheets are now available in selected EU languages
Our factsheets introducing financial instruments for the different European Structural and Investment Funds are now available in Bulgarian ... Read the full story