investEU
Childhood dream: Mangalica pig farmer

Hungarian food science graduate Zsóka Fekete fulfilled her childhood dream of setting up her own farm with help from EU funding.

EU risk capital enables start-up success

The German online shop tausendkind is among thousands of innovative firms that received EU support for innovative business ideas.

The European Union is about opportunities

The EU is investing in your future. In every country in the Union, the results are visible.

EU loan helps rose oil producer meet international demand

In the Bulgarian rose valley, Ina EOOD set up a new production line with EU support.

Share

Discover the stories behind EU investment

EU investments create opportunities

Support to get projects off the ground, tailored grants and schemes available at all stages and ages of life, smart lending to trigger additional investments, targeted funding to modernise, develop and interconnect… The European Union is about opportunities that deliver concrete benefits, boost job creation and make a difference locally.

Investment Plan >

EU investments make a difference near you

EU investments trigger improvements that matter in our everyday lives: better education, modernised healthcare, greener energy, new transport infrastructure, advanced technology, are just a few examples. The results are visible in every town, every region and in the most remote corners of the continent.

Explore them >

The stories behind EU investments

Behind every EU investment, there are people's stories. Stories of new recruits, workers, farmers, self-entrepreneurs, school children, apprentices, beekeepers, researchers, merchants, students, transport users, artisans… They are best placed to tell about their experience. This platform puts the spotlight on a collection of stories that are happening in the EU right now.
 

Join the campaign

This page is dedicated to third parties interested in endorsing or co-branding the campaign. All materials can be used extensively to promote EU action for jobs, growth and investment in combination with your own communication activities.

Get involved >

Explore the stories behind EU investment Explore the stories behind EU investment Explore the stories behind EU investment SEE THE FULL LIST

A selection of relevant projects

Satellite data for farming

Farms consume large amounts of fertiliser and plant protection products. The SatAgro application processes satellite data to help farmers monitor crop changes. The data is then used for mapping to show farmers where fertilisers and protection products need to be applied. This saves money and is a more environmentally friendly way of increasing crop yield.
Read more > Read more about Satellite data for farming

PLOCAN: a gateway to the ocean

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) is a floating laboratory for development of advanced marine technologies. Situated on the east coast of Gran Canaria, it is the hub of numerous research projects. These cover fields ranging from marine biology to vehicle design.
Read more > Read more about PLOCAN: a gateway to the ocean

Sustainable building with wood

Based in Foligno, in Italy’s Umbria region, Umbria Legno is an innovative start-up using wood as a construction material. As well as being durable and environmentally sustainable, wood reduces energy consumption in buildings. Thanks to EU support, Umbria Legno’s founders were able to get financing on favourable terms and start the business.
Read more > Read more about Sustainable building with wood
ECAS Login