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CEF Digital Give your digital
project a boost
At the Connecting Europe Facility, we give you access to free tools, support and funding to help you build digital services.

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Choose your Building Block

A Building Block is an open and reusable digital solution. It can take the shape of a framework, a standard, a software, or a software as a service (SaaS), or any combination thereof.

Building Blocks are endorsed by the European Commission and ensure that your digital service will be fully compatible with other on the market. CEF Digital offers support and guidance on your journey to an interoperable, EU-compliant final product. What’s your challenge?

Big Data Test Infrastructure

A free online sandbox where you can analyse big data sets and test data-driven decision-making

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Blockchain (EBSI)

Build the next generation of European blockchain services

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Context Broker

Gather data in real-time from all your smart applications and sensors

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Preserve, migrate and reuse data securely, according to European standards

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Exchange electronic data and documents in an interoperable and secure way

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Offer services capable of electronically identifying users across Europe

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Send and receive electronic invoices with automated processing, in line with the European standard

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Create and verify electronic, paperless signatures

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A free and secure machine translation tool for all your documents

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Once Only Principle

Reduce administrative burden for individuals and businesses

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Choosing CEF Digital

With constant investment in new Building Blocks and digital infrastructures, CEF facilitates the interaction between public administrations, companies and citizens.

& EU compliant

A help desk to answer
your questions

Funding for suitable projects

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Success Stories

More than 200 projects are using or committed to reuse CEF’s Building Blocks

CEF Digital by the numbers

The Building Blocks are already making a difference


167 Projects reusing

37 Projects commited to reuse

70 Projects commited to analyse

150% Increase on projects reusing since 2018