Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Background documents

INEA ceased operations on 31 March 2021. The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) was established on 1 April 2021 to take over its legacy portfolio as well as additional EU funding programmes.

This page contains a number of background documents of relevance to the beneficiaries of Connecting Europe Facility grants. Documents are applicable to all three CEF sectors (Energy, Telecom and Transport) unless differently specified.


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Connecting Europe Facility Regulation

Regulation 1316/2013 establishing the Connecting Europe Facility

Available here

Financial Regulation

Regulation 966/2012 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union

Available here
Reimbursement of personnel costs in projects

European Commission Decision C(2016) 478

Available here

Model grant agreement

The model grant agreement should be used for reference purposes only. Only the signed grant agreements can be considered legally binding.