Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2014 CEF Telecom Call - eID

INEA ceased operations on 31 March 2021. The European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA) was established on 1 April 2021 to take over the CEF Telecom legacy portfolio as well as additional EU funding programmes.

This call is closed



The 2014 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom Call for Proposals - Electronic Identification and Authentication (eID) makes €8.7 million available to finance projects of common interest in the telecommunications sector.


For any specific questions concerning the Call, please check the Call FAQ or contact the Call Helpdesk 




Indicative Call Timeline


Date of publication (in EU Official Journal)

4 December 2014

Call Publication

17 March 2015

Deadline for submission 2 June 2015
Evaluation of proposals late June 2015 
Consultation of other DGs early July 2015
Consultation of the CEF Committee early July 2015
Information to the European Parliament early July 2015
Adoption of the Selection Decisions September 2015
Adoption of individual grant agreements as of September 2015



Work Programme


The final versions of the Work Programme are listed below.


 Amended 2014 CEF Telecom Work Programme - English version

pdf .pdf (58.3 KB)

Annex - pdf .pdf (218.2 KB) 

 Amended 2014 CEF Telecom Work Programme - French version

pdf .pdf (61 KB) 

Annex (English only) - pdf.pdf (218.2 KB)

 Amended 2014 CEF Telecom Work Programme - German version

pdf .pdf (61.1 KB) 

Annex (English only) - pdf.pdf (218.2 KB)



Call for Proposals documents


2014 CEF Telecom Call for Proposals - Electronic identification and authentication – eIdentification and eSignature pdf .pdf (97.2 KB)
Reference of the Official Journal of the EU (C463/18 of 23 December 2014)

Available here



Application Forms


Application Form Part A - TENtec eSubmission Available now!
Application Form Part A

doc .doc (296 KB) updated 16 April 2015

Electronic submission using the eSubmission module is mandatory.

Application Form Part B

doc .doc (163 KB) updated 16 April 2015

Application Form Part C docx .docx (52.7 KB)
Application Form Part D doc .doc (63.5 KB)
Financial capacity check form xlsx .xlsx (183.8 KB)



Guidance Documents



Guide for Applicants

 .pdf (127.6 KB)


Background documents & useful info


CEF Regulation Available here
Telecommunications Regulation Available here 
Model Grant Agreement pdf .pdf

This model grant agreement is for information. Only the signed grant agreements will be authentic.

EU Financial Regulation Available here
Rules of Application Available here
Privacy statement pdf .pdf (286.3 KB)
2014 CEF Telecom eID FAQ Available here
Contact Points for the Certification of Applicants