COS-TOURCCI-2017-3-03: Supporting the promotion and development of transnational thematic tourism products linked to cultural and creative industries

This call for proposals aims at co-funding projects developing and promoting transnational tourism products related specifically to the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) subsector 'cultural heritage'. A particular focus is being placed on using CCIs-related technologies in promoting these tourism products and enhancing visitor's experience.

Eligibility of applicants

Applicants must be legal entities and must correspond to the definition of at least one of the target organisations mentioned in section 6 of the call that are active in the field of tourism, cultural and creative industry (CCIs). Applicants must also be fully or partly public or private bodies; private bodies must be properly constituted and registered under national law.

Only applications from legal entities established in the following countries are eligible:

  • EU Member States
  • countries participating in the COSME programme pursuant to Article 6 of the COSME Regulation

The consortium must gather a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 8 members/partners—different legal entities—covering at least 4 eligible countries. 

The consortium must be composed of at least:

  • a) one managing authority of a UNESCO cultural site included in the World Heritage list
  • b) one SME—Small and Medium-Sized enterprise—acting in the tourism or the CCIs subsector cultural heritage
  • c) one national or regional or local public authority

For more details, please consult the text of the call available below.

Submission of proposals

The deadline for electronic submission is 29 June 2017 17.00 hours (Brussels time).

Access the Participant Portal to draft and submit proposals.

For any technical problems encountered with the submission system please contact the Service desk: Tel: +32 (2) 29 92222.

The electronic submission reference for this call is COS-TOURCCI-2017-3-03.

Information event

Please note that no info day will be organised for this call.

Partner and previous projects search

If you are looking for partners to apply to this call, you may wish to consider  using the Cordis database where you have the option to create partnership requests.

For people who already have a Partner profile in Cordis database, they can select a specific COSME call when they create a partnership request.

Each partnership request will then show up as being associated to the call to attract others interested in the same call.

In the case you do not have a profile, you can create one.

Should you encounter any difficulties with the Cordis database, please contact the Cordis helpdesk.

You may also contact your nearest Enterprise Europe Network expert who could assist you in finding potential partners.

Another useful source of information on past and existing projects co-financed under COSME is also available through the COSME Hub.


Potential applicants should address questions related to the content of this call by e-mail to . Only questions sent to this functional mailbox will be answered.

Answers will be published periodically and within a reasonable period of time on this page.

Deadline for submitting questions related to the content of this call: 22 June 2017.

Information to applicants on the results of the evaluation

EASME expects to be able to inform applicants on the outcome of the evaluations during the course of December 2017.

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