What we do
Equity products
Technology Transfer
European Angels Fund (EAF) - Co-investments with Business Angels
Venture capital
The Social Impact Accelerator (SIA)
Lower mid-market
Mezzanine Facility for Growth
Pan-European Venture Capital Fund(s)-of-Funds programme
EFSI Equity instrument
Single EU Equity Financial Instrument
COSME - Equity Facility for Growth
InnovFin Equity
Private equity secondary market transactions
EIF-NPI Equity Platform
Debt products
AGRI Guarantee Facility
AGRI Italy Platform Uncapped Guarantee Instrument
Credit enhancement
Cultural and Creative Sectors Guarantee Facility (CCS GF)
ENSI - Securitisation Initiative
Erasmus+ Master Loan Guarantee Facility
EREM debt products
Single EU Debt Financial Instrument
COSME - Loan Guarantee Facility
InnovFin SME Guarantee Facility
Documentary Finance Facility – Bulgaria
The SME Initiative
The SME Initiative Bulgaria
The SME Initiative Finland
The SME Initiative Italy
The SME Initiative Malta
The SME Initiative Romania
The SME Initiative Spain
Asset Management Umbrella Fund (AMUF)
Inclusive finance
EaSI Financial Instruments
EaSI Capacity Building Investments Window
EaSI Guarantee Instrument
European Progress Microfinance Facility
Entrepreneurs supported through Progress Microfinance
European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI)
How does EIF contribute to EFSI
How to apply for EFSI financing
Regional Development - Country and sector-specific initiatives
AGRI Italy Platform Uncapped Guarantee Instrument
ALTER’NA – ESIF EARFD Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Baltic Innovation Fund (BIF)
Central Europe Fund of Funds (CEFoF)
Croatian Venture Capital Initiative (CVCi FoF)
Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area Initiative East Guarantee Facility (DCFTA)
Dutch Growth Co-Investment Programme
Dutch Venture Initiative (DVI-II)
EAFRD FoF Romania
European Recovery Programme (ERP)
ERP-EIF Co-Investment Growth Facility
Competitiveness Fund-of-Funds for SMEs in Romania
Regional Fund-of-Funds Romania
ESIF Fund-of-Funds Czech Republic
ESIF Fund-of-Funds Greece
The Silesia EIF Fund of Funds
La Financière Région Réunion
The EIB Group Risk Enhancement Mandate (EREM)
Greater Anatolia Guarantee Facility (GAGF)
G43 - Anatolian Venture Capital Fund Project
LfA-EIF Facility
Luxembourg Future Fund (LFF)
Mezzanine 'Fund of Fund' for Germany (MDD)
Polish Growth Fund of Funds (PGFF)
Scottish-European Growth Co-Investment Programme
Slovene Equity Growth Investment Programme (SEGIP)
Swedish Venture Initiative (SVI)
Turkish Growth and Innovation Fund (TGIF)
Western Balkans Enterprise Development & Innovation Facility (WB EDIF)

Risk Sharing Instrument (RSI) Intermediaries

Under RSI, EIF has so far signed agreements with the financial institutions listed below. These institutions act as EIF's intermediaries and provide loans or leasings to research-based and innovative SMEs and Small Mid-Caps established and operating in one or several of the EU Member States or Associated Countries

Are you an entrepreneur looking for finance?

 We suggest contacting the EIF's partners under RSI acting as financial intermediaries in your country* listed below to find out whether you are eligible and how to apply.

Financial institutions acting as EIF Intermediaries under RSI

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UniCredit Bank Austria


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Bulgaria First Investment Bank (FIB) html
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Czech Republic

Ceska Sporitelna

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UniCredit Bank html
Croatia UniCredit Bank html
Denmark Nordea html logo
Komercni banka html logo


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Bpifrance html logo
Germany Deutsche Bank html logo
KfW html logo
Hungary IKB Leasing html logo
UniCredit Bank html
Ireland Allied Irish Banks (AIB) html logo

Alba Leasing


Banco Popolare


Cassa di Risparmio di Cento


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Deutsche Bank html
Gruppo Credito Valtellinese html



Raiffeisen Leasing Polska html
Deutsche Bank PBC html



Novo Banco (formerly Banco Espírito Santo) html
Slovakia UniCredit Bank html
Spain Bankinter pr
Deutsche Bank pr
Sweden Sparbanken Öresund pr
The Netherlands ABN AMRO html
Turkey Halkbank html


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