Connecting Europe Facility
|Type of Fund||Action programme|
|Description of programme
"Connecting Europe Facility"
|The CEF shall enable projects of common interest to be prepared and implemented within the framework of the transeuropean networks policy in the sectors of transport, telecommunications and energy. In particular, the CEF shall support the implementation of those projects of common interest which aim at the development and construction of new infrastructures and services, or at the upgrading of existing infrastructures and services, in the three sectors.|
|Description of programme |
"CEF - Telecom"
In the telecommunications sector, the CEF shall support actions that pursue the objectives specified in a Regulation on guidelines for trans-European networks in the area of telecommunications infrastructure.
|Description of call |
|Three activities will be supported in WP2016.
One will be the uptake of eInvoicing solutions, the second will support service providers in implementing the EN and the third
complements the previous two with the integration of eDelivery services.
The Core Service Platform of the eDelivery DSI, set up under WP2014, will make available a testing platform to ensure that the deployment of eDelivery in this sector complies with the technical specifications defined by the eDelivery DSI. The deployment of eDelivery will also contribute to the compliance with the requirements set out in the eIDAS Regulation
|Funding area|| EU Member States |
|Select Origin of Applicant|| EU Member States |
|Eligible applicants||National Government, Other|
|Applicant details|| The first activity - Uptake
of eInvoicing solutions - is specifically targeting contracting authorities
in Member States who operate on local and regional level. |
The second activity - Support to implementation of the EN - targets solution providers, for integrating the EN in their existing eInvoicing solutions, and procuring authorities who are already using eInvoicing solutions for integrating the EN.
For the third activity - Integration of eDelivery services - there will be support only if integrated in a proposal for one of the other activities.
|Project Partner Details||Proposals may be submitted by consortia consisting of at least 4 entities from one or several Member States or EEA countries participating in the CEF Telecom programme, which support one of the actions mentioned above.|
|Project duration max||12 months|
|Type of Funding||Grant|
|Financial details|| |
Indicative total budget for 2016: 7 million
€ for Generic Services
|Contact Details|| Directorat C of INEA
(Innovation and Networks Executive Agency) |
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