Over the years, we have made billions in financing available for improved infrastructure, such as the Rotterdam harbour. We supported socially and environmentally sustainable entrepreneurs by providing new lending to Dutch small businesses and mid-caps, giving them access to loans under favourable conditions.
At a glance
The EIB provides finance and expertise
for sound and sustainable investment projects in the Netherlands.
€ 36.2 bn
Last year’s EIB Group activity in Netherlands by priority
(In € million, last updated at previous year end)
EIB activity in Netherlands by sector since start of operations
EIB stories in the Netherlands
Individual stories speak far louder than figures and charts. Discover how our work improves the quality of life in the Netherlands and beyond.
A Dutch company offers an all-in-one solution for fashion brands using automation to create mushroom-based materials and reduce fashion waste
Opportunity for reinvention
The first EIB Group Forum delivers a call for simple, fast investment in clean technology to overcome the crises facing the world
A day in Europe
Buckle up and discover a normal day in Europe through different projects financed by the European Investment Bank. Will you recognise some of them? The journey begins now!
Getting women into boardrooms
Evidence from the Netherlands indicates that EIB investment favours companies with more female leadership. Those firms are often better managed, more innovative and outperform their competitors.
The Netherlands and the EIB: 2015-2020
We have worked with the Netherlands since 1969. Between 2015 and 2020, we have provided sustainable transport for 47 780 000 passengers per year, 5 566 000 people have been covered by improved health services and we have supported 8 708 small and medium-sized companies.
Helping hearts to heal
A Netherlands medical device company develops game-changing child heart surgery innovation—a valve that grows as the child gets older, saving them from further operations
The other scary virus
A Dutch company develops software using cybersecurity threat data to predict the strikes and stop the attackers before they hit companies and governments
Artificial intelligence for jobseekers
Mobile app and smart software improve refugee labour market in a challenging new economy
Employing refugees to produce face masks
The Mouth Mask Factory, based in the Netherlands, had the idea to employ refugees to produce face masks, giving them the opportunity to rebuild their life and participate in society. This became a reality thanks to Qredits and the European Investment Bank's support.
Soft as a cloud
Young designer dreams up an inflatable bed-tent for disabled children to keep them safe and help them—and their parents—sleep well
Get EIB support in the Netherlands
We improve the lives of citizens in the EU and beyond. We support small businesses, while enhancing climate action and innovation. We also focus on energy transition and urban sustainability. We create prosperity for all EU regions, so that they reach their full potential.
For smaller projects
(generally less than €25m)
For large projects
Get various types of advisory and technical assistance.
The EIB economic survey of investments in the Netherlands
The EIB, with the help of dozens of academics, practitioners and policymakers, surveyed 12,500 firms and 500 big cities across Europe to find out what is driving or holding back investment.
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