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2020 CEF Telecom call - Business Register Interconnection System (BRIS) (CEF-TC-2020-2)


Publication date
28 February 2020
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline date
25 June 2020, 00:00 (CEST)
Programme Sector
  • Digital
  • Connecting Europe Facility 1


The 2020 CEF Telecom Business Register Interconnection System (BRIS) call makes an indicative €2 million of funding available for proposals in this area.

To get started with your application, we suggest that you consult the list of relevant documents and information for the calls as provided below:

  • read the call text and Work Programme sections relevant to your call
  • review the application forms, Guide for Applicants and FAQs
  • consult the background documents and other information

Then you can apply online using the TENtec eSubmission system.

For all questions related to the call, please check the call FAQ or contact the INEA-CEF-TELECOM-CALLSatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (subject: Topic%20of%20the%20question) (helpdesk).

Watch 2020-1 CEF Telecom call virtual Info Day & find the presentations here.

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2020 CEF Telecom Calls

Indicative Call Timeline


Call opening

30 June 2020

Deadline for submission

Closed on 5 November 2020

Evaluation of proposals

November 2020 - January 2021

Consultation of the CEF Committee

March - April 2021

Information to the European Parliament

April 2021

Adoption of the Selection Decisions

April 2021

Preparation and signature of grant agreements

Between May and August 2021
List of proposals selected for co-funding Available here


Work Programme  

 2019-2020 CEF Telecom Work Programme

Available here
Call for Proposals  
2020 CEF Telecom Call for Proposals – BRIS Call text


Application Forms  
Apply online - TENtec eSubmission This call is closed

Application Form Part A - Updated

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 - Updated Available here


Guidance Documents


Guide for Applicants

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 - BRIS  

Directive (EU) 2019/1151 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 amending Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards the use of digital tools and processes in company law

Available here

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/884 of 8 June 2015 establishing technical specifications and procedures required for the system of interconnection of registers established by Directive 2009/101/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council

Available here

Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing Available here
Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market Available here

BRIS Collaborative Space

This is a restricted space that was created for BRIS technical experts to collaborate efficiently in the elaboration of the BRIS requirements. To obtain access an e-mail should be addressed to: DIGIT-BRIS-DEVELOPMENTatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (DIGIT-BRIS-DEVELOPMENT[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

Available here
eSENS AS4 Available here
eIDAS Regulation Available here
eIDAS Technical specifications v.1.2 Available here
CEF eID Building Block Available here