The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved an updated definition of dual-use goods and infrastructure eligible for EIB Group financing and agreed to facilitate financing for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the security and defence industry, by opening up dedicated intermediated financing.

European Investment Bank steps up support for security and defence industry

Boosting EIB Group support to safeguard Europe’s peace and security is one of the top strategic priorities, outlined by President Calviño to EU Finance Ministers in February.