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Call for Expressions of Interest (“EoI”) to implement the Funded Risk Sharing Financial Instrument for Information and Communication Technologies (“ICT”) through JEREMIE initiative


The JEREMIE initiative is a framework providing a series of coherent actions to promote increased access to finance for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.

The JEREMIE initiative in Greece is organised through the European Investment Fund (hereinafter, “EIF”) acting through the JEREMIE Holding Fund (hereinafter, “JHF”). Through the JHF, the EIF manages funds made available from the European Regional Development Fund (hereinafter, “ERDF”) and related public expenditure awarded for utilisation under the JEREMIE initiative.

As part of the Sectoral Operational Programmes “Digital Convergence” and “Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship” and the Regional Operational Programmes “Macedonia - Thrace”, “Crete and Aegean Islands”, “Thessaly - Continental Greece - Epirus” and “Attica” for the period 2007-2013 , defined in detail within the National Strategic Reference Framework 2007-2013 of Greece , the competent national authorities have agreed to dedicate resources to the implementation of the JEREMIE initiative with the EIF, in accordance with Article 44 of the Council Regulation (EC) No. 1083/2006  (hereinafter, “Reg. 1083/2006”) and in accordance with the provisions of the Funding Agreement (hereinafter, “Funding Agreement”) entered into on 26 June 2007 and amended on 5 October 2010, between the Government of the Hellenic Republic, represented by the Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping (hereinafter, “HR”) and EIF.

This Call for Expression of Interest targets financial engineering instruments referred to in Article 44 of Reg. 1083/2006 and is addressed to bodies or firms, whether public or private, which are interested in receiving resources out of the JHF for the activities in respect of Operations (hereinafter “Financial Intermediaries”). Such activities shall be carried out in accordance with the contractual agreements to be entered into by the JHF and the selected Financial Intermediaries (hereinafter, “Operational Agreement(s)”).

Interested parties can acquire the required documents, containing all details and application forms through the following websites and may submit their application by the end of March  2011.


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Last modification date: 21/3/2013