Actions under the Single Market Programme promote the interests of European consumers and end-users, including in financial services. They ensure that consumer rights are respected and enforced in every EU country and strengthen the consumer voice in policy-making.

We will

  • make sure that products on the market are safe
  • empower, educate and assist consumers to make sustainable and informed choices
  • ensure that all consumers have access to redress mechanisms
  • protect vulnerable consumers in order to enhance fairness and transparency in the internal market
  • support competent enforcement authorities and consumer organisations


Calls for proposals

Calls for proposals for actions supporting consumer protection under the Single Market Programme will be advertised on the website of the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency and published on the European Commission’s Funding and tender portal.

Proposals can only be submitted electronically through the Funding and tender portal.

Information including the legislation and rules for participation, templates for proposals, evaluations and project reporting can be accessed on the Funding and tender portal.

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