The 2020-2 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom call for proposals has opened on 30 June 2020. The call makes €36 million available to stimulate and support the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs) in below mentioned areas.
Interested applicants from all EU Member States, as well as Iceland, Norway, and the UK, may submit their proposals until 5 November 2020 in the following areas:
- Business Register Interconnection System (BRIS) – €2 million;
- Cybersecurity – €10.5 million;
- eArchiving – €1 million;
- eHealth – €5 million;
- eProcurement – €3 million;
- European Digital Media Observatory – €9 million;
- European Platform for Digital Skills and Jobs – €2.5 million;
- Public Open Data – €3 million.
CEF Telecom funding supports projects of common interest that improve the daily life of citizens, businesses, and public administrations and contribute to the development of a Digital Single Market by deploying European digital infrastructures across the EU.
This call is the second and final one under the 2020 CEF Telecom Work Programme. In 2020, CEF Telecom will provide over €67 million in funding through grants for European Digital Service Infrastructures.
A Virtual Info Day on the second 2020CEF Telecom call for proposals and application process took place on 16 July 2020. The recording of the event can be found here and a survey can be filled in here.