The european commission, through the Executive Agency for innovation and networks (INEA), and according to the 2019-2020 Programme of work of THE FSB Telecom, has opened the deadline for the first of the four calls for financing of the year 2019. The funding reaches 19.2 million, comprising a 75 per cent of the total costs for blocks of infrastructure of machine translation services, eID eDelivery eInvoicing,, Europeana, and EU Student eCard . The deadline for submission of proposals began on 14 february and ending on 14 may.
The initiative Connecting Europe Facility (EFC) branch Telecom supports the deployment of telecommunications infrastructure pan-europeas for interconnection of the member states. To this end, the european commission publishes annual programmes of work detailing the funding provided each year for the development of digital services of infrastructure (DSI - Digital Services Infrastructure s) and parts or building blocks that can be used as a foundation for public and private services. For each DSI or building block CEF-Telecom, calls on the one hand, the platforms of digital services and, moreover, the generic services that allow integration with these platforms. It is precisely for these services generics to which it has opened the first of the four calls for funding that will take place this year.
INEA organizes on 7 march on-line meeting EFC 2019-1 Telecom call virtual Info Day , which will provide additional information and will respond to the questions raised. The event will be available for consultation on-line post and questions will be registered in this faq page (or FAQs ).
In the EFC Telecom 2014-2018, Spain heads the return of funds and the number of projects awarded, 21.5 million and €69 projects, respectively.