European Regional Development Fund

fi-compass Knowledge Hub - Two new notes of workshop on Selection and Combination

Two new fi-compass notes of workshop have been published following ‘the fi-compass Knowledge Hub’ sessions on the selection of financial intermediaries and the combination of financial instruments with grants. This series of events was developed to meet the growing need amongst expert practitioners for events and materials that provide a more in-depth look into topics related to financial instruments.

Regional policy financial instruments ready to meet the EU challenges


Nearly 600 participants from all across Europe tuned in to the 2020 flagship fi-compass online conference titled ‘Regional policy financial instruments ready to meet the EU challenges’. The online conference was organised by European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB) on 1-2 December 2020. Watch this video summary of the conference to hear from speakers and practitioners.

fi-compass flagship conference on regional policy financial instruments

Nearly 600 participants tuned in to the fi-compass flagship online conference ‘Regional policy financial instruments ready to meet the EU challenges’ on 1-2 December 2020.

Current hot topics related to financial instruments under shared management funds were discussed such as the new legislative framework, combination opportunities under the EU Renovation Wave and InvestEU, and its Member State Compartment. Over 30 speakers contributed to the sessions which focussed on the key sectors of SMEs and energy efficiency.