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Call: Public Open Data Generic Services

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.

Public Open Data Generic Services
Description of call
"Public Open Data Generic Services"

Proposed actions should aim to address the issue of scalable exploitation of the massive amount of public and open data available and accessible from different sources, including (but not exclusively) through the European Data Portal. This will be achieved by associating datasets from e.g. public organisations, sectors and countries with the capacity of supercomputers (HPC - High Performance Computers).
Proposals under this call need to address one of the following objectives:

  1. Support for the re-use of information made discoverable/available through the European Data Portal
  2. Generation of cross-border services providing access to harmonised thematic open dataset(s) and the corresponding metadata
  3. Creation of generic access services to increase the HPC and data capacities of the European Data Infrastructure
Thematic Focus Sustainability, Telecommunication, Competitiveness
Funding area EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
Norway / Norge
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
Norway / Norge
Eligible applicants International Organization, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Public Services, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), National Government
Applicant details
  • One or more Member States;
  • With the agreement of the Member State(s) or EEA countr(y)ies concerned, international organisations, Joint Undertakings, or public or private undertakings or bodies established in Member States.
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details Objective 1: at least 2 entities from 2 or more Member States, including at least one public sector body
Objective 2: at least 5 entities from 5 or more Member States
Objective 3: no specific requirements
Call opens 03.05.2018
Call closes 15.11.2018
Recurring Call Yes
Project duration max 24 months
Further info indicative duration of an action proposed under this call is 36 months
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details

Total budget: 18.5 million €
Objective 1: 2 million €
Objective 2: 1.5 million €
Objective 3: 15 million €
EU co-financing rate: max. 75%

Submission Proposals must be submitted electronically using the TENtec eSubmission module, accessible via the following link:
Contact Details Directorat C of INEA (Innovation and Networks Executive Agency)
Beneficiaries info point.

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