Juncker Plan set to trigger €236.1 billion across the EU   

The Investment Plan for Europe is now expected to trigger €236.1 billion in investments.

Operations approved under the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) now represent a total financing volume of €46.5 billion and are located in all 28 member states.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved 312 EFSI-backed operations, supported by €36.1 billion in EFSI financing.

The European Investment Fund (EIF) has also approved 306 SME financing agreements, with total financing under the EFSI of €10.4 billion.

On 13 September, the European Parliament and Member States came to an agreement in principle on EFSI 2.0 - the extension and reinforcement of the European Fund for Strategic Investments.

Members' Projects

Austria : Robot therapy for stroke victims
There are 20,000 stroke victims per year in Austria, and some 15 million worldwide. In 80% of these cases, damage to the central nervous system reduces motor functions. Improved therapeutic treatment raises the quality of life, and can even lead to a return to work in some cases.