JESSICA – Joint European Support for
Sustainable Investments in City Areas

  • Access to low-interest, long-term loans for
    projects enhancing urban environments
  • Support for projects with significant social impact
    in Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Stara Zagora, Pleven and Ruse
  • Financing of private investros, public-private partnerships
    and municipalities
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Recent developments

  • Getting the future moving now Getting the future moving now

    The huge flow of cars on our roads, the carbon emissions spewed by them every day, the incessant engine noise and the smog hanging over big cities all mean that modern societies have to change their driving habits. That process…

  • From Las Vegas to Plovdiv From Las Vegas to Plovdiv

    The importance of where our bread is made Since the Neolithic period, bread has always been treated with respect and constituted an integral part of people’s lives. Its persistence over epochs and changing habits, across cultures and geographical coordinates, has…

  • admin-ajax Jessica fund financed 24 projects for 139 mln. lv

    On 11 February, the Regional Urban Development Fund (RUDF) held a cocktail party to celebrate the successful negotiation of funds to be allocated in the first investment cycle under the JESSICA initiative, which is part of the Operational Programme for…

Jessica in numbers

Total resource
234mill BGN

Currently approved
9 projects

Application deadline
July 2015