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Joint Statement on Boosting Investments in the Semiconductor Ecosystem

The EIB Group and the Commission agree to cooperate in the context of the European Chips Strategy with the aim to stimulate concrete investment opportunities for the European semiconductor industries.

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Investment opportunities may take the form of: 

  • Equity financing providing venture capital and growth funds to support scale-ups and SMEs in developing and commercialisation of semiconductor technologies and solutions to increase their capabilities and market expansion; 
  • Blended financing for projects supported under the Chips for Europe initiative.
  • Loans and guarantees in support of the set-up and expansion of advanced production facilities as well as chip design activities.
  • Complementary support activities to the chip sector mentioned above such as advisory services, awareness raising and expertise sharing actions.


Joint statement