fi-compass is a platform for advisory services on Financial Instruments external link icon under the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF). These advisory services are provided by the European Commission in partnership with the European Investment Bank. fi-compass is designed to support ESIF’s managing authorities and other interested parties, by providing practical know-how and learning tools on financial instruments. These include ‘how-to’ manuals, factsheets, and case study publications, as well as face-to-face training seminars, networking events, and video information.

By offering general information, practical tools, and learning opportunities, fi-compass guides you step-by-step through the life cycle of ESIF financial instruments. Specific advice is also offered on the use of financial instruments under each of the ESI Funds.

What is the relevance for Circular Cities?

While fi-compass doesn’t have a specific focus on circular economy or cities, they have carried out circular economy focused assignments. The platform is relevant for circular cities, specifically for financial expertise and knowledge sharing activities on ESIF instruments.

Interested in support from fi-compass?

If you are managing a project funded under ESIF, a financial intermediary or any other party interested in the practical features of ESIF financial instruments, you can find more information on the website of fi-compass external link icon.