Call for proposals - Test Project on cooperation in execution of various maritime functionalities at sub-regional or sea- basin level in the field of integrated maritime surveillance MARE/2012/17 Closed!


The overall objective of the Cooperation Project is to support further cross-border and cross-sector operational cooperation between public authorities (including EU Agencies) in the execution of the defined maritime functionalities, with a focus on information sharing across sea-basins.

The specific objectives of the project are:

  • To define and agree on a selection of use cases with related information services and attached access rights
  • To define common data formats and semantics
  • To contribute to the cost-benefit analysis of Integrated Maritime Surveillance
  • Any other cooperation between maritime functionalities deemed necessary across and within all sea-basins.


The specific expected results of the Cooperation Project should include among others:

  • A set of well-defined use cases;
  • The complete functional description of information services supporting the selected use cases;
  • A list of purposes for information exchange;
  • A generic access rights matrix covering the use cases and information services identified;
  • A complete description (semantics and format) of data elements used in the different information services identified (data elements independent from existing systems);
  • The analysis of the added value of selected use cases (including long-term improvements);
  • A contribution to the economic impact analysis of Integrated Maritime Surveillance;
  • Any other result from other form of cooperation between sea-basins.

European community funding

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

  • 2,10 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 04 October 2012 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche MARE/2012/17 (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)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)

Directorate-Generale responsible


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