Call for proposals - Pilot Project - Capacity building of end-users and non-industry stakeholders in Union policy making in the area of financial services MARKT/2011/175/H Closed!


This call for proposals aims at providing a financial contribution (operating grant) for the year 2012 for the operating and functioning of an European expertise centre in the financial services area to the direct benefit of European end-users and non-industry stakeholders.


The actions financed by this call of proposals should be oriented under the aim of the pilot project, which is, through the support provided by an expertise centre to the benefit of European end-users and non-industry associations, to enhance the latter’s capacity to participate in Union policymaking in the area of financial services, with the objective of providing policymakers with other views than those expressed by the financial sector industry and of informing the wider public of the issues at stake in the regulation of financial markets for consumers, end-users, retail investors and other non-industry stakeholders.

European community funding

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

  • 1,25 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 31 January 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche MARKT/2011/175/H (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Public authorities (all)

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)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries

Directorate-Generale responsible


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