11/06/2019 - 09:00


  • 11/06/2019 - 09:00

Innovative Financial Instruments in support to the social economy with the use of European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) - IFISE Project FINAL CONFERENCE will take place on 11 June 2019, 9.00-13.00.    The Conference is the final event of the IFISE project1, funded by the European Commission DirectorateGeneral for Regional and Urban Policy. The event is addressed to all the stakeholders involved in implementing policies for the social economy and impact investing at different institutional and territorial level, with the use of EU funding, and to potential financial intermediaries interested in exploring the world of financial mechanisms for the social sector.     Based on the results of the IFISE project, the regions of Piedmont, Lombardy, Valencia and Andalusia will bring their practical examples for the design of innovative financial instruments, such as a Social Impact bond and Social Investment fund. The complexity in the use of ERDF and ESF will also be tackled.    The event, in the session moderated by the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), will provide relevant insights from real case studies which will elaborate on the use of different type of EU funding beside structural funds.    A conclusive roundtable will focus on perspectives and opportunities for the social economy, form the current to the next programming period, with the participation of the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion and Directorate General for Economics and Financial Affairs of the European Commission, public financial intermediaries and relevant stakeholders.    Due to the limited capacity of the meeting room, registration is required at: https://www.openinnovation.regione.lombardia.it/IFISE  The deadline for registration is set to 4th June. A confirmation of participation will be sent via e-mail.