Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Regional Transport Investment Conference - Sofia

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 00:00

INEA invites you to participate in the Regional Transport Investment Conference, which will take place on 23-24 March in Sofia to discuss new initiatives aimed at boosting infrastructure financing in Europe and facilitating the transition into an efficient, safe and sustainable mobility. The Conference will bring together the Ministers and high level personalities involved in transport financing and planning from the EU Cohesion Member States, the Western Balkans and Eastern Partnership countries, the European Investment Bank, the International Financial Institutions, European TEN-T Coordinators, project promoters, investors and National Promotional Banks.

At the Conference, innovative financing mechanisms of the Investment Plan for Europe will be discussed and the achievements will be presented. The participants will learn about new initiatives for transport, such as the Cleaner Transport Facility and €1 billion from the Connecting Europe Facility available for blending with funds of the European Investment Bank or other private sector financing.

On 23 March, during the dedicated project discussion sessions, there will be the opportunity for project promoters and interested investors to discuss specific transport projects, in terms of investment opportunities, respective requirements and potential need for advisory support to improve the project quality.