Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2017 CEF Telecom Call - Cyber Security (CEF-TC-2017-2)

This call is now closed.


The 2017 CEF Telecom Cyber Security call makes an indicative €12 million of funding available for proposals in this area.


For any specific questions concerning the call, please check the call FAQ. The helpdesk is already closed for this call.

The CEF Telecom 2017-2 call virtual Info Day took place on 16 May 2017.


2017 CEF Telecom Calls



Indicative Call Timeline
Call opening
6 May 2017
Deadline for submission
Closed on 21 September 2017
Evaluation of proposals
October-December 2017
Consultation of the CEF Committee
January 2018
Information to the European Parliament
January 2018
Adoption of the Selection Decision
February 2018
Adoption of individual grant agreements
By June 2018
2017-2 proposals selecting for funding Available here




Work Programme  

 2017 CEF Telecom Work Programme

Available here




Call for Proposals documents  
2017 CEF Telecom Call for Proposals – Cyber Security Call text
Reference of the Official Journal of the EU (C143) 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 Digital Single Web Portal Available here
CEF Regulation
Telecommunications Regulation
EU Financial Regulation
Rules of Application
Model Grant Agreement

Available here

Privacy statement
Member State contact points for the agreement of applicants - updated 6 September 2017
Call specific - Cyber Security  
NIS Directive Available here
NIS Directive Introduction Available here