for SMEs is called a Risk-Sharing Instrument (RSI).
Given three minutes each, ministers generally kept to generalities expressing approval as to the second tranche of RSFF
One primary focus here is reinforcing the Risk Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF
The new Risk-Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF
), managed together with the European Investment Bank, approved loans of 2 billion to support high-risk R&D projects.
Risk Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF
): A loan provision conceived by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) for R&D projects with a risk profile that is appreciably higher than average.
Two EIB instruments are concerned: the European Clean Transport Facility (ECTF) and the Risk Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF
The ministers responsible for research, who will meet on 9 March, will adopt conclusions on the interim evaluation of the 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013), including the Risk-Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF
Q: Where do most of the applicants for the RSFF
The 8 million Risk Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF
) loan to BIA Separations will finance the design, construction and equipping of the company's new production and RDI facility and research activities concerning the optimisation of purification processes for anti-viral and DNA-based biopharmaceuticals.
MEPs also want to use 500 million from the Risk Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF
) held back until the mid-term review of the Seventh Research Framework Programme.
A new telecommunications satellite should be launched in 2012, thanks in part to a loan of 225 million from the EU's Risk-Sharing Finance Facility (RSFF