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Call for proposalsClosed

2020 CEF Telecom Call - Safer Internet (CEF-TC-2020-1)


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


The 2020 CEF Telecom Safer Internet call makes an indicative €11 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.

NEWextension of the 2020-1 CEF Telecom call deadline

Looking for partners for your CEF Telecom consortium? Join this LinkedIn group

2020 CEF Telecom Calls

Indicative Call Timeline
Call opening28 February 2020
Deadline for submissionClosed on 25 June 2020
Evaluation of proposalsJuly - October 2020
Consultation of the CEF CommitteeNovember 2020

Information to the European Parliament

December 2020
Adoption of the Selection DecisionsDecember 2020
Preparation and signature of grant agreementsBetween December 2020 and March 2021
List of proposals selected for co-fundingAvailable here
Work Programme
 2019-2020 CEF Telecom Work ProgrammeAvailable here
Call for Proposals documents
2020 CEF Telecom Call for Proposals – Safer InternetCall text
Corrigendum to the call text (04/05/2020) - NewAvailable here
Application Forms
Apply online - TENtec eSubmissionClosed on 25 June 2020
Application Form Part A - Updated form
For reference only: electronic submission of Part A using the eSubmission module is mandatory
Available here
Application Form Part BAvailable here
Application Form Part CAvailable here
Application Form Part D - Updated formAvailable here
Guidance Documents
Guide for ApplicantsAvailable here
Application checklistAvailable here
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)Available here
Background Documents & useful info
Common to all calls
CEF Digital Single Web PortalAvailable here
CEF RegulationAvailable here
Telecommunications RegulationAvailable here
EU Financial RegulationAvailable here
Model Grant AgreementAvailable here
Privacy statementAvailable here
Commission Decision on the reimbursement of personnel costsAvailable here
National contact points for CEF TelecomAvailable here
Call specific - Safer Internet
Creating a Better Internet for KidsAvailable here
Better Internet for KidsAvailable here