Call: eIdentification and eSignature (eID)

Connecting Europe Facility
Acronym CEF
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Connecting Europe Facility"
The CEF shall enable projects of common interest to be prepared and implemented within the framework of the transeuropean networks policy in the sectors of transport, telecommunications and energy. In particular, the CEF shall support the implementation of those projects of common interest which aim at the development and construction of new infrastructures and services, or at the upgrading of existing infrastructures and services, in the three sectors.
Description of programme
"CEF - Telecom"

In the telecommunications sector, the CEF shall support actions that pursue the objectives specified in a Regulation on guidelines for trans-European networks in the area of telecommunications infrastructure.

eIdentification and eSignature (eID)
Description of call
"eIdentification and eSignature (eID)"

Under this call, proposals will be funded that address one or more of the following four objectives:
A. eIdentification:
1. eID DSI integration: Integrating the eID DSI (Digital Service Infrastructures) in existing e-services/systems/online platforms in various public or private sectors.
2. Attributes enablement: Enabling attributes, mandates and authorities to be associated with electronic identities for cross-border use through the eIDAS node.
3. Student mobility: Supporting student mobility by enabling students to identify themselves in a trusted manner across borders and thus benefit from the 'Once Only Principle' in higher education institutions.
B. eSignature:
4. Uptake and reuse of eSignature: Developing systems for Member States and the private sector for the use of electronic signatures and electronic seals in line with the eIDAS Regulation.

Thematic Focus Administration, European Citizenship, Technologies, Security
Funding area EU Member States
Norway / Norge
Iceland / Ísland
Provenance of applicants EU Member States
Eligible applicants International Organization, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Public Services
Applicant details at least one entity should be a public service or an entity acting on behalf of a public service
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details

Proposals may be submitted by consortia consisting of at least 3 entities from at least one Member State or EEA countries participating in the CEF Telecom programme.

Call opens 22.02.2018
Call closes 15.05.2018
Recurring Call Yes
Project inbetween 01.02.2017
Project duration max 12 months
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details EU-cofunding rate: max 75%
total budget: 8 Mio € (7,5 Mio € eID; 0,5 Mio € eSiganture)

Proposals must be submitted electronically using the eSubmission module

Contact Details Directorat C of INEA (Innovation and Networks Executive Agency)
Beneficiaries info point.