Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2018-4 CEF Telecom call Virtual Info Day

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Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:00

The 2018-4 CEF Telecom call virtual Info Day took place on Thursday 13 September 2018 and covered four priorities of the 2018 CEF Telecom Calls which opened on 28 June 2018.

Virtual Info Day

Date & time: Thursday 13 September 2018
Location: virtual only 




The event was webstreamed here: and the recording is kept under the same link 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.

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Recording of the event:




 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 

Anita Kucharska, Deputy Head of Unit, Programme Support, Coordination & Communication - INEA


 How to submit a successful application 

Paul Harris, Evaluation Manager, CEF Telecom - INEA


 Questions & Answers 

Susan Tournis, Acting Head of Unit, Telecommunications Unit - INEA

 11:20-11:35  BREAK

2018-4 CEF Telecom Call Priorities



Christophe Kusendila, DG Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE)



Marc Christopher Schmidt, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW)


 Online Dispute Resolution

Margarita Tuch, DG Justice and Consumers (DG JUST)


 European e-Justice Portal

Alexander Ivantchev, DG Justice and Consumers (DG JUST)

 12:55- 13:10

 Questions and Answers & Conclusions

Susan Tournis, Acting Head of Unit, Telecommunications - INEA