Registration of project managers for nomination in the 10th European Sails investment funds project competition has begun. Project managers who have made use of investments in the 2014–2020 programming period are invited to participate in the competition. It is hoped that in this year’s competition we will get nominations for innovative and progressive projects that have already been implemented or are still in progress in the 2014–2020 program.
Companies developing maiden solutions in the field of financial technologies (Fintech) will be able to test their products in Lithuania – the result of public consultations with the aim of enabling companies to create a customised regulatory environment for financial innovations (regulatory sandbox). The Bank of Lithuania will oversee the companies’ operations and offer consultations.
TAIEX-REGIO PEER 2 PEER continues harvesting successes.
The 7th biannual international evaluation conference will be held in Vilnius on the 18-19 May 2017. More information http://www.esinvesticijos.lt/en/events/evaluationconference2017
The Lithuanian Transparency initiative Jonvabaliai got the RegioStar 2016 Award in „Effective Management” category.
On 13 July 2016 in Skopje, after 8 months of implementation, at the premises of the Delegation of the European Union (EU), representatives of Lithuanian and Beneficiary Country (BC) institutions successfully closed the EU Twinning light project “Support for efficient prevention and fight against fraud and irregularities of EU funds”.
According to the data by the Ministry of Finance, at the end of June more than half a billion euros – EUR 556.2 million, of which EUR 536.8 million – EU funds, and EUR 19.4 million – co-financing rate – were disbursed for the projects implemented under the 2014–2020 EU Funds’ Operational Programme.
The RegioStars Awards Jury has announced the finalists for the 2016 edition of the RegioStars Awards, the yearly competition honouring Europe's most inspiring and innovating regional projects supported by EU Cohesion Policy Funds.
Continuing their longstanding cooperation, AB Šiaulių bankas and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed two new agreements to support the refurbishment and modernisation of multi-apartment buildings in Lithuania with an additional EUR 110 million under the Jessica II fund, EUR 70 million of which is contributed by Šiaulių bankas.