Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2017-2 CEF Telecom call Virtual Info Day

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 00:00

The 2017-2 CEF Telecom call virtual Info Day took place on Tuesday 16 May 2017 and covered four priorities of the 2017 CEF Telecom Calls.

Virtual Info Day

Date & time: Tuesday 16 May 2017

Location: virtual only - See recording here 


Webstreaming & recording


The event was webstreamed and the recording is available here: for two years. Please use the browser Chrome in case you experience problems watching the recording.


The Info Day also offered the opportunity to ask questions to Commission and Agency staff members pertaining to the calls via email to & Twitter @inea_eu #CEFTelecomDay. Questions received during the event were answered immediately, and written replies will be available on the FAQ page after the event.


The event was live tweeted with the hashtag #CEFTelecomDay. Follow us @inea_eu & LinkedIn in order to receive all up-to-date news relating to this calls.

For an overview of the presentations, you can check our Twitter Moments of the event

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Agenda of the event 




Presentations are already available in pdf format under the links of the presentations titles below.


Agenda & Presentations




 Introduction and Welcome

  Paloma Aba Garrote, Head of Department, Programme Support & Resources -  Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)




 CEF Telecom policy background 

  Claudia Oros, Project Officer, Programme Coordination - Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CNECT)



 Evaluation process and award criteria 

  Marc Vanderhaegen, Head of Unit, Programme Support, Coordination & Communication - INEA



 How to submit a successful application 

  Kara Baptista, Evaluation Manager, CEF Telecom - INEA 


 Questions & Answers

  Susan Tournis, Deputy Head of Unit, CEF Energy & Telecom - INEA



2017-2 CEF Telecom Call Priorities





  Marc Christopher Schmidt, Project Officer, Directorate General for Informatics (DG DIGIT)



 Cyber Security

  Aristoteles Tzafalias, Project Officer - DG CNECT




  Marcio Sampaio, Project Officer - DG DIGIT




  Natalia Zylinska-Puta, Project Officer, Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE)



 Questions and Answers & Conclusions

  Susan Tournis, Deputy Head of Unit, CEF Energy & Telecom - INEA