Financial instruments

In this section are described the main financial instruments provided by the European Union towards environmental protection and climate change, such as:

  • LIFE financial instruments for investments towards biodiversity interventions, climate change adaptation and energy efficiency. 
  • The European Investment Fund (EIF) which facilitates the access to investment for micro, small and medium european enterprises.
  • HORIZON 2020 financial instruments which support the access to loans, guarantees, coutner-guarantees and hybrid, mezzanine and equity finance.