The subject of the Contract is a study of the readiness of Member States for a common pan-european network infrastructure for public services. In this sense, an analysis of the existing public services infrastructures at Member States (incl. Regions) and European levels and of the plans for 2014-2020 will be undertaken, the necessary funding schemes will be identified, the relevant stakeholders will be mobilised and recommendations to the Commission for further Community actions regarding CEF will be provided.