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Call: Pilot Project - Satellite Broadband Internet Access for Educational Multimedia Contents to Unconnected Schools

Acronym PPPA
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Pilot Projects and Preparatory Actions"
This Programme introduces new initiatives that might turn into standing EU funding programmes. A Pilot Project is an initiative of an experimental nature designed to test the feasibility of an action and its usefulness and lasts not more than two years. A Preparatory Action - normally the successor of a successful pilot project on the same matter - is designed to prepare new actions like EU policies, legislation, programmes etc. with funding for not more than three years.

The Programme focuses on the following overarching objectives:
  • Promote health, prevent diseases and foster supportive environments for healthy lifestyles taking into account the 'health in all policies' principle
  • Protect Union citizens from serious cross-border health threats
  • Contribute to innovative, efficient and sustainable health systems
  • Facilitate access to better and safer healthcare for Union citizens
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Pilot Project - Satellite Broadband Internet Access for Educational Multimedia Contents to Unconnected Schools
Description of call
"Pilot Project - Satellite Broadband Internet Access for Educational Multimedia Contents to Unconnected Schools"
The general objective of the pilot project is to contribute to assessing the benefits of a broadband connectivity via satellite in areas impacted by digital divide with the support of regional or national public authorities, as a precursor of the even larger benefits that the European Gigabit Society will later make largely available.
Proposals shall help the Commission to achieve, among others, the following specific objectives:
- Analysis of EU regions in long-term digital divide and impacted sectors and population notably for schools;
- Assessment of simple, efficient and cost-effective implementation schemes to ensure easy access to satellite broadband connectivity;
- Assessment of the benefit of distribution via satellite of educational multimedia content.
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Thematic Focus Telecommunication, Education, Innovation, Technologies
Funding area EU Member States
Norway / Norge
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Norway / Norge
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Research Institution, International Organization, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Public Services, National Government, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined)
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details In order to be eligible, a proposal must be submitted by a consortium composed of at least three legal entities from two different Member States.
Project duration max 24 months
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details Total call budget: 950 000 € 
Co-financing rate: max. 100%
The Commission expects to fund 1 proposal
Submission Via Funding & Tenders Portal
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