What is the geographical scope of the Hub?

The European Union

Does the Hub provide financing?

The Hub does not provide financing of any sort. Requests for financing addressed to the Hub are redirected to relevant resources as appropriate.

Does the Hub have local offices?

Currently the Hub operates mainly via the EIB headquarters in Luxembourg and its local offices. A network of local partner Institutions has been developed.

Is the Hub only linked to EFSI projects?

No, support will not be limited to projects to be financed by EFSI (and/or the EIB).

Who concretely delivers the advisory support provided via the Hub?

Experts of the EIB, its partner institutions and/or appointed external consultants.

Is the support provided via the Hub free of charge?

In most cases, yes. A contribution may be requested from private sector beneficiaries in order to align interests and ensure ownership of results. Read more

What is the Investment Plan for Europe?

The Investment Plan focuses on removing obstacles to investment, providing visibility and technical assistance to investment projects and making smarter use of new and existing financial resources. To achieve these goals, the plan is active in three areas:

What is the Hub?

Find out more about the Hub and its offering of services here.

What is EFSI?

The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) is an initiative to help overcome the current investment gap in the EU. Jointly launched by the EIB Group and the European Commission, it aims to mobilise private investment in projects, which are strategically important for the EU. Find out more about EFSI

Where can I find the EFSI Regulation?

The EFSI Regulation can be accessed here. Article 14 provides the legal basis for the Advisory Hub.

Who are the partners of the Hub?

The Hub is a partnership between the European Commission (EC) and the European Investment Bank (EIB). We also work in collaboration with a network of partner institutions that engage in knowledge sharing, act as national or regional entry points and/or provide specialist advice to project promoters in their countries. Find out more about our partners here (partners page).

Who can contact the Advisory Hub?

Any public or private entity can contact the Hub. However, only eligible requests will be processed. Find out more on how the Hub works on incoming requests

How can I address a more general request on the EIB’s activities?

Please visit the EIB website or contact info@eib.org