Welcome to PROSPECT!

Welcome to PROSPECT!

UPDATE! A new version of PADOR was launched on the 27th of June 2016. The system became more user friendly; the registration and updating of profiles now takes less time since there is less information to encode. Click here for more information.



PROSPECT is the new online system developed by EuropeAid to simplify the submission of applications for calls for proposals under direct management.


Main advantages

  • Makes the submission of applications an efficient, paperless process: submit all the required information and supporting documents online!
  • Sends you automatic notifications via e-mail. You can now follow up the status of your application in real time, receive your letter online the moment the results are out, get informed instantly about Q&As and corrigenda published!




How to submit an application via PROSPECT?

PROSPECT has proved so far to be an intuitive system and has scored high in user satisfaction. Nonetheless, we have prepared the following tools to help you with your online application:


The PROSPECT User Manual contains step-by-step instructions on how to submit your application.


This video tutorial demonstrates the process for submitting an online application.


Start your application

Before you start your application in PROSPECT please register your organisation in PADOR. Here you will provide us with information about your organisation and you will get a unique identifying number (EuropeAid ID). You will need to give this number when filling in your application in PROSPECT. In case you have already registered, please ensure that all the information is up to date before submitting an application!


Please note that PROSPECT may be temporarily unavailable for one hour on Mondays starting at 2pm (14.00) Brussels time for the weekly maintenance of the system.


  • PRAG

    The Practical Guide explains contracting procedures for EU external aid contracts financed by the EU general budget (Budget) and the 10th European Development Fund (EDF).

    Consult PRAG


    E-learning course on the Practical Guide. Do you want to know more about EU external action procedures? See our self-learning distance course on contractual procedures.

    e-Learning PRAG


    PROSPECT is the electronic system developed by EuropeAid to facilitate the submission of applications for call for proposals.



    Potential Applicant Data Online Registration database contains information on organisations applying for European Commission grants in the field of external assistance.



    Delegated Cooperation, Cooperation with partner countries and with international organisations, Co-financing and Management Modes.

    Consult DEVCO-Companion