Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2016 CEF Telecom Call - EESSI (CEF-TC-2016-1)

This call is closed.


The 2016 CEF Telecom Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI) call makes an indicative €24.5 million of funding available for proposals in this area.


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Virtual Info Day on the first 2016 CEF Telecom Calls


2016-1 CEF Telecom List of proposals selected for funding


2016 CEF Telecom Calls



Indicative Call Timeline
Call opening
3 March 2016
Deadline for submission
Closed on 19 May 2016
Evaluation of proposals
May-August 2016
Consultation of the CEF Committee
September 2016
Information to the European Parliament
September 2016
Adoption of the Selection Decisions
October 2016
Adoption of individual grant agreements
As of October 2016
2016-1 List of proposals selected for funding Available here





Work Programme  

 2016 CEF Telecom Work Programme

Available here




Call for Proposals  
2016 CEF Telecom Call for Proposals – EESSI Call text
Reference of the Official Journal of the EU (C89) Available here



Application Forms
Apply online - TENtec eSubmission
Application Form Part A
For reference only: electronic submission of Part A using the eSubmission module is mandatory
Application Form Part B
Application Form Part C
Application Form Part D
Financial capacity check form




Guidance Documents
Guide for Applicants
Application checklist Available here
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Available here



Background Documents & useful info

Common to all calls

CEF Regulation
Telecommunications Regulation
EU Financial Regulation
Rules of Application
Model Grant Agreement

Available here

Privacy statement
Call specific - EESSI  
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/884 of 8 June 2015 establishing technical specifications and procedures required for the system of interconnection of registers established by Directive 2009/101/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
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