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Call: Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI)

Connecting Europe Facility
Acronym CEF
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.

Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI)
Description of call
"Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI)"

The call will facilitate the connection of national systems, for which Member States are responsible, to the central EESSI electronic communication (Core) platform to ensure interoperability and communication as well as the business implementation of the EESSI project.

Proposals may address any of the following activities to enable connection to the Core platform: 

  • Acquisition of hardware (example: server, networking devices, cabling) required by EESSI (for example for the installation and connection of the Access Points or RINA (Reference Implementation of a National Application) 
  • Acquisition of infrastructure software licenses necessary for the installation, operation and connection of EESSI Access Points participating in the EESSI business to the Core platform 
  • Installation and configuration of the EESSI Access Points to be used for EESSI business, including non-production environments 
  • Set up and training of the first and second level IT support teams of the EESSI Access Points participating in the EESSI business 
  • Training for users involved in the EESSI cross-border business processes 
  • Distribution, installation and configuration of RINA in the national domain for EESSIrelated uses 
  • Development and deployment of national applications to allow connection to the EESSI core platform and compliance with the cross-border business processes without reusing RINA components 
  • Development and deployment of national applications to allow connection to the EESSI core platform by reusing RINA components 
  • Further development and configuration of the software situated in the national domain that will assist with connecting the Access Points with the national IT systems at the level of the relevant institutions for EESSI-related uses.
Thematic Focus Energy, Innovation, Sustainability, Technologies, Telecommunication
Funding area EU Member States
Iceland / ├Źsland
Norway / Norge
Select Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Eligible applicants Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, International Organization, National Government, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Public Services
Applicant details

Proposals shall be submitted by:

  • one or more EU Member States 
  • by international organisations, joint undertakings, or public or private undertakings or bodies established in Member States  (with the agreement of the Member States concerned). 



Project Partner Details

Applications are open for one or several partners.

Recurring Call No
Type of Funding Grant




Contact Details Directorat C of INEA (Innovation and Networks Executive Agency)
Beneficiaries info point.

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