Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Over €39 million requested for CEF Telecom Public Open Data 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: November 15, 2018

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has received 19 project proposals by the 15 November deadline for the CEF Telecom 2018-5 Public Open Data call, requesting over €39 million in total EU funding. The total available budget for the call is €18.5 million. Evaluation of the project proposals with the help of external experts will start in December.


The CEF Telecom Public Open Data call closed today with INEA receiving 19 project proposals (breakdown below).

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 February 2019, when the final results will be announced.



Connecting Europe Facility – Telecom


Call title

CEF Telecom Public Open Data

Call publication date

3 May 2018

Call deadline

15 November 2018

Call budget

€18.5 million

Number of proposals received


Requested funding

€39.15 million