Past Events & Resources

Training: Risk Finance Instruments

Date: June 17, 2016
Organiser: NCP Academy – IPPT PAN; DLR
Event Categories: Training webinar

Concept & Aim

The aim of the training was to deliver a general overview to NCPs on Access to Risk Finance, and to help understand financial instruments accessible under Horizon 2020: loans, guarantees, counter-guarantees and hybrid, mezzanine and equity finance.

It included:

Introduction to InnovFin products – What is the purpose of InnovFin products and what is the difference between debt and equity financing?

Introduction to debt financing, guarantees and counter-guarantees  – What is the difference among senior, subordinated or mezzanine loans and what is the purpose of guarantees? Who is eligible and how to apply?

Equity Facility for R&I – InnovFin SME Venture Capital, InnovFin Angels, Fund-of-funds – the structure of each

instrument, eligibility criteria and the selection procedure.

Target Group

Less experienced NCPs who would like to improve their knowledge in the field of financial instruments available under Horizon 2020.