Call for proposals for indirect actions under the multiannual Community Programme to make digital content in Europe more accessible, usable and exploitable (The eContentplus Programme) (Text with EEA relevance) (2008/C 74/13) eContentplus Closed!


The European Commission has adopted a Work Programme and a call for proposals for the year 2008 to implement the eContentplus Programme. The present call is open for proposals for indirect actions addressing the following areas and the following activities:

  1. Geographic information
  2. Educational content
  3. Digital libraries


For activity 1:

  • Best practice networks for geographic information

For activity 2:

  • Best practice networks for educational content
  • Targeted projects for educational content

For activity 3:

  • Best practice networks for interoperability of digital libraries
  • Best practice networks for the use and services of the of the European Digital Library
  • Targeted projects for cultural content
  • Targeted projects for scientific/scholarly content
  • A Thematic network for co-ordinating and supporting the European Digital Library.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 42,50 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2008)

All the important deadlines

  • 12 June 2008 - 13 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Multiannual Community Programme to make digital content in Europe more accessible, usable and exploitable (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Universities
  • Any legal organisation
  • Non profit organisations
  • Non-governmental organization

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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