Fostering research, innovation and digitalisation

Are you an innovative SME looking for advice on how to prepare a business plan for your next investment round? Are you a research institute searching for best practice in the field of innovation? Or perhaps you are a financial intermediary looking for support in developing an InvestEU financing scheme targeting SMEs and midcaps?

The EIB provides advisory support to help SMEs and midcaps grow, thrive and digitalise their businesses, ultimately improving their access to finance to become more competitive. We also work with financial intermediaries, local authorities and organisations to stimulate investment in SMEs and midcaps through targeted capacity building services. We partner with research and technology organisations, universities and higher education centres to facilitate and accelerate access to finance for research, innovation and digitisation projects.