Calls for proposals under the work programme for 2011 of the Information and Communication Technologies Policy Support Programme CIP-ICT PSP-2011-5 Closed!


The ICT PSP supports the realisation of European policies and in particular the Digital agenda for Europe and is aligned with its priorities. It aims at stimulating smart sustainable and inclusive growth by accelerating the wider uptake and best use of innovative digital technologies and content by citizens, governments and businesses.

Particular emphasis is put on areas of public interest given their weight in the European economy and the unique solutions that ICT can bring to the societal challenges that lie ahead such as health and ageing, inclusion, energy efficiency, sustainable mobility, culture preservation and learning as well as efficient public administrations.


Five Themes have been established:

  • Theme 1: ICT for a low carbon Pilot B economy and smart mobility
  • Theme 2: Digital content
  • Theme 3: ICT for health, ageing well and inclusion
  • Theme 4: ICT for innovative government and public services
  • Theme 5: Open Innovation for Internetenabled Services

Four types of funding instruments have been  identified:

  • Pilot (Type A) - building on initiatives in Member States and Associated Countries;
  • Pilot (Type B) - stimulating the uptake of innovative ICT based services and products;
  • Thematic Network (TN) - providing a forum for stakeholders for experience sharing and consensus building;
  • Best Practice Network (BPN) - exclusively for the theme on "digital content" to support sharing of good practices in this field.

European community funding

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

  • 115,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 June 2011 - 10 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call Fiche CIP-ICT PSP-2011-5 (Other)
  • Work Programme ICT PSP 2011 (Work programme)
  • Call under the 2011 WP of the ICT Policy Support Programme (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Any legal organisation

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)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

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