Single EU Equity Financial Instrument

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The Single EU Equity Financial Instrument supports European enterprises’ growth, research and innovation (R&I) from the early stage, including seed, up to expansion and growth stage.

The Single EU Equity financial instrument is financially supported by Horizon 2020  and COSME (Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises).

EIF is currently managing the Equity Facility for Growth (EFG) under COSME, and InnovFin SME Venture Capital (including Business Angels ICT pilot) under Horizon 2020.

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How to apply

For financial institutions:
If you are eligible under the Equity Facility for Growth (EFG) and InnovFin
SME Venture Capital
under Horizon 2020, you can apply by downloading all the application documents published here below by 30 September 2020. EIF will select intermediaries after a due diligence process.

For SMEs:
Are you looking for equity finance? Download here the list of financial intermediaries currently operating under InnovFin SME Venture Capital Facility and COSME EFG. For information about finance available under further EU initiatives, please visit


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