Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Over €357 million requested for CEF Energy projects

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.

Creation date: April 28, 2016

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has received 16 project proposals by the 28 April deadline for the first 2016 CEF Energy call  requesting over €357 million in total EU funding. The total available budget for the call is €200 million. Evaluation of the project proposals with the help of external experts will start already next week (May).

The first 2016 CEF Energy call closed today 28 April 2016 with INEA receiving 16 project proposals.

Admissibility and eligibility of the project proposals will now be checked and the proposals will then be evaluated against the specific award criteria of the call. The evaluation process, which will involve external experts, is expected to be concluded by July 2016, when the final results will be announced.


The calls opened for submission on 18 March 2016.


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