Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2017 CEF Telecom Call - eInvoicing (CEF-TC-2017-3)

This call is now closed.


The 2017-3 CEF Telecom eInvoicing call makes an indicative €10 million of funding available for proposals in this area.


For any specific questions concerning the call, please check the call FAQ.


The CEF Telecom 2017-3 call virtual Info Day took place on 12 September 2017.

The Funding and grants for eInvoicing webinar took place on 5 July 2017 and the recording can be found below:

  1. Introduction
  2. Services and upcoming webinars
  3. Introduction to CEF Telecom calls and call evaluation process and principles
  4. CEF eInvoicing projects GOVeIn & GOV2EU
  5. CEF eInvoicing - GRinv - Interoperable eInvoicing in Greece

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2017 CEF Telecom Calls



Indicative Call Timeline
Call opening
28 June 2017
Deadline for submission
Closed on 28 November 2017
Evaluation of proposals
December 2017 - February 2018
Consultation of the CEF Committee
March 2018
Information to the European Parliament
March 2018
Adoption of the Selection Decisions
April 2018
Adoption of individual grant agreements
by end of August 2018




Work Programme  

  2017 CEF Telecom Work Programme

Available here





Call for Proposals documents  
2017 CEF Telecom Call for Proposals – eInvoicing Call text
Reference of the Official Journal of the EU (C204) 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
New version 19 October with updated legal reference to the public procurement Directives
Application Form Part D
Financial capacity check form
New version 6 October (contains updated definition of an EEIG requiring a financial capacity check)




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
Call specific - eInvoicing  
Directive on eInvoicing Available here
eInvoicing IntroDoc Available here
Conformance testing service Available here
Guidance Paper for EU Public Administrations Available here
Publication of the Semantic Data Model of the European eInvoicing Standard Available here