Tackling global challenges together

Tackling global challenges together
The world’s challenges are bigger than the capacity of any single institution. A joined-up approach from the MDBs is essential for maximum impact.

Together on Water

Together on Water
Water is the topic of the week in Washington and one of the key themes for the realisation of the Sustainable Developments Goals. A healthy water sector is critical to economic growth and competitiveness.

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Energy efficiency in the Paris region: Pullovers for old condos

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EIB Group provides EUR 100 million for new private equity fund investing in tech and industrial firms

The EIB Group, is providing EUR 100 million for a private equity fund designed to support investment in midcaps mainly in the technology and industry sectors. This is the first operation signed in Spain in 2016 under the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) and the first fund supported by EFSI aimed at capitalising tech and industrial firms.

EIB and Ireland Strategic Investment Fund support €230m DCU campus development plan

Research and innovation will be the focus of Dublin City University’s ambitious €230m capital development plan to transform the multi-campus university. Finance from the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and the EIB will allow the university to construct brand new sports facilities, accommodation, digital teaching spaces and a Student Centre. This will dramatically enhance the teaching and learning experience for students and staff alike.

EIB signs SEK 3100 mln loan with City of Malmö

An EIB delegation headed by Vice-President Jan Vapaavuori has visited the region of Skåne in Sweden to sign a financing deal with the Municipality of Malmö. The loan was signed in the presence of the mayor Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh and will be used for investments in the fields of education, childcare, urban renewal and regeneration.


United Kingdom: UCL agrees GBP 280m EIB loan for campus developments

UCL has agreed a GBP 280 million loan with the EIB to develop its Bloomsbury and UCL East campuses, the largest sum ever lent by the bank to a university. The 30-year loan will provide funding for developing the two campuses, to support UCL’s growth as a world-leading teaching and research centre and to create a more vibrant, student-focused environment.




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