Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2018 CEF Telecom Call - Cyber Security (CEF-TC-2018-3)

The 2018 CEF Telecom Cyber Security call makes an indicative €13 million of funding available for proposals in this area.

 

To get started with your application, we suggest that you consult the list of relevant documents and information for the calls as provided below:

- read the call text and Work Programme sections relevant to your call

- review the application forms, Guide for Applicants and FAQs

- consult the background documents and other information

Then you can apply online using the TENtec eSubmission system.

For all questions related to the call, please check the call FAQ or contact the helpdesk.

 

The CEF Telecom 2018-3 call virtual Info Day took place on 17 May 2018.

CEF Telecom 2018 funding opportunities leaflet

Flyer on the CEF Telecom Cyber Security call

NEW: Cybersecurity call: is this for me? Objectives of the call and who can apply

 

Call deadline: 22 November

2018 CEF Telecom Calls

 

 

Indicative Call Timeline
 
Call opening
17 May 2018
Deadline for submission
22 November 2018
Evaluation of proposals
December 2018 - February 2019
Consultation of the CEF Committee
April 2019
Information to the European Parliament
April 2019
Adoption of the Selection Decision
April 2019
Preparation and signature of grant agreements
between April and August 2019

 

 

 

Work Programme  

 2018 CEF Telecom Work Programme

Available here

 

 

 

Call for Proposals documents  
2018 CEF Telecom Call for Proposals – Cyber Security Call text
Reference of the Official Journal of the EU (C155/10) 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
Available here
Application Form Part D
Letter of Support for Operators of Essential Services (OES) applying to call Objective 2
Self-declaration for Digital Service Providers (DSP) applying to call Objective 2
Financial capacity check form
Available here

 

 

 

Guidance Documents
 
Guide for Applicants - 20 July: Updated version reflecting new 'VAT number' field in TENTec (page 15)
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 16 July 2018
Commission Decision on the reimbursement of personnel costs Available here
Call specific - Cyber Security  
NIS Directive Available here
NIS Directive Introduction Available here
Cyber Security package (September 2017) Available here