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Launch of the InvestEU Programme: Opportunities start here

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Launch of the InvestEU Programme: Opportunities start here
  • Thursday 18 March 2021, 15:30 - 17:40 (CET)
  • Online only
  • Live streaming available


  1. 18 Mar 2021, 15:30 - 15:35 (CET)

    Opening by Elena Flores, Deputy Director General, Investment and International, DG ECFIN

  2. 15:35 - 15:55 (CET)

    Keynote address by Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni

  3. 15:55 - 16:55 (CET)

    The InvestEU programme in a nutshell: the Fund, the Advisory Hub, the Portal
    Giorgio Chiarion Casoni, Acting Director, InvestEU and financial institutions, DG ECFIN
    Alina Tanasa, Head of Unit, Investment programmes management, DG ECFIN
    Kristine Kozlova, Deputy Head of Unit, InvestEU governance and advisory, DG ECFIN

  4. 16:55 - 17:35 (CET)

    The role of the implementing partners
    European Investment Bank (EIB): Jean Christophe Laloux, Director General, Head of Lending Operations
    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD): Charlotte Ruhe, Managing Director, Central and South Eastern Europe
    European Long-Term Investors Association (ELTI): Krzysztof Senger, Managing Director, International Cooperation & Business Development of Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK)

  5. 17:35 - 17:40 (CET)

    Closing by Markus Schulte, Principal adviser for MFF, InvestEU, and the relations with EIB and IFIs, DG ECFIN

Practical information

Thursday 18 March 2021, 15:30 - 17:40 (CET)
Online only