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CEF Telecom call Virtual Info Day

The 2018-1 CEF Telecom calls virtual Info Day took place on Thursday 8 March 2018 and covered three priorities of the 2018 CEF Telecom Calls which opened on 22 February 2018.

The three priorities covered were:

  • The 2018 CEF Telecom eIdentification & eSignature call which makes an indicative €8 million of funding available for proposals in this area. CEF eID: helps public administrations and private Service Providers to extend the use of their online services to citizens from other European countries, by allowing them to identify and authenticate using their national eID, according to the eIDAS regulation. CEF eSignature: helps public administrations and businesses to accelerate the creation and verification of electronic signatures, facilitating the mutual recognition and cross-border interoperability of trust services, according to eIDAS


  • The 2018 CEF Telecom Europeana call makes an indicative €4 million of funding available for proposals in this area. The objective is to provide support to cultural institutions and other public and private partners to increase the amount of content and metadata accessible through Europeana that is of high quality and suitable for reuse, as well as to increase awareness and usage of Europeana.


  • The 2018 CEF Telecom Safer Internet call makes an indicative €18 million of funding available for proposals in this area. The call aims to support services that: (1) help make the Internet a trusted environment for children and young people through actions that empower and support them online;(2) tackle the dissemination of child sexual abuse material.


The recording of the event can be found here: and will be available under the same link during 2 years.