Call for proposals 2019 - The European Investment Bank Institute proposes a new EIBURS sponsorship under its Knowledge Programme EIRBUS - 2019 Closed!

Objectives

EIBURS provides grants to university departments or research centres associated with universities in the EU, candidate or potential candidate countries working on research topics of major interest to the Bank. EIBURS sponsorships – of up to EUR 100 000 per year for a period of three years – are awarded through a competitive process to interested university departments or research centres with recognised expertise in the selected area. Successful proposals entail the delivery of a variety of outputs that will be the subject of a contractual agreement with the European Investment Bank.

For the academic year 2019/2020, the EIBURS programme is seeking proposals on a new research theme:  ‘Building the future of inclusive finance: the role of Fintechs and digitalisation’

Actions

Research proposals should contain a strategy to address the following element:

  • The disruptive potential of technological and financial innovation
  • The use of financial innovations (Fintechs) in the inclusive finance sector
  • Evidence on the causal effect of financial innovations: the efficiency of the inclusive finance sector in contributing to the achievement of social policy targets

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 0,10 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 April 2019 - 7 months ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call 2019 - The European Investment Bank Institute proposes a new EIBURS sponsorship under its Knowledge Programme (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Secretariat-General

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