The EFSI 2.0 Regulation is expected to enter into force on 1 January 2018. As well as extending the timeline from mid-2018 to the end of 2020, and increasing the investment target from €315 billion to at least €500 billion, the new and improved EFSI has the following features:

  • Increased transparency
  • Larger proportion of sustainable projects
  • Greater focus on small projects
  • More technical support at the local level
  • Improving the business environment in the EU

Press release: #InvestEU: Commission and European Investment Bank Group welcome final adoption of extended and improved European Fund for Strategic Investments

Full Factsheet: What's new in EFSI 2?