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Call for proposalsClosed

2018 CEF Telecom Call - Public Open Data (CEF-TC-2018-5)


Publication date
3 May 2018
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline date
15 November 2018, 00:00 (CET)


The 2018 CEF Telecom Public Open Data call makes an indicative €18.5 million of funding available for proposals in this area.

Indicative Call Timeline


Call opening

3 May 2018

Deadline for submission

Closed on 15 November 2018

Evaluation of proposals

December 2018 - February 2019

Consultation of the CEF Committee

April 2019

Information to the European Parliament

April 2019

Adoption of the Selection Decisions

April 2019

Preparation and signature of grant agreements

Between April and August 2019
List of projects selected for co-funding Available here


Work Programme  

 2018 CEF Telecom Work Programme

Available here

Call for Proposals documents  
2018 CEF Telecom Call for Proposals – Public Open Data

Call text

Reference of the Official Journal of the EU (C155) Available here


Application Forms


Apply online - TENtec eSubmission

Closed on 15 November 2018

Application Form Part A

For reference only: electronic submission of Part A using the eSubmission module is mandatory

Available here

Application Form Part B

Available here

Application Form Part C

Available here

Application Form Part D

Available here

Financial capacity check form

Available here

Guidance Documents


Guide for Applicants - 03 October: Updated version reflecting corrigendum to 2018-03 Cyber Security call text (page 17-18)​

Available here

Application checklist Available here
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Available here

Background Documents & useful info

Common to all calls

CEF Digital Single Web Portal Available here

CEF Regulation

Available here

Telecommunications Regulation

Available here

EU Financial Regulation

Available here

Rules of Application

Available here

Model Grant Agreement

Available here

Privacy statement

Available here

Commission Decision on the reimbursement of personnel costs Available here
List of national contact points for CEF Telecom Available here
Call specific - Public Open Data  

Communication on Open Data: an engine for innovation growth and transparent governance

Available here

Directive 2003/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the re-use of public sector information

Available here

Guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the re-use of documents

Available here
European Data Portal Available here
High-Performing Computing (HPC) Available here