11 April 2019

Joint Assistance to Support Projects in Eastern Europe (JASPERS)

Written by European Investment Bank, European bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Commission
11 April 2019

Date of effectiveness: 2006

JASPERS is a technical assistance partnership between the EIB and the European Commission. JASPERS provides technical expertise for any stage of the project cycle from the early stages of project conception through to the final application for EU funding.

JASPERS' assistance may cover:

  • Project preparation support, from identification to submission of the request for EU grant finance
  • Independent Quality Review of projects
  • Post-submission appraisal function for all major projects submitted directly to the EU Commission
  • Horizontal assignments and strategic support
  • Capacity building, including a Competence Centre
  • Implementation support
  • Connecting Europe Facility projects, mainly in the rail and road sectors
  • European Investment Advisory Hub (EIAH) through the screening and handling of requests