Call for proposals - Pericles Programme 2013 Pericles 2013 Closed!


The purpose of the Pericles programme is to strengthen the protection of euro banknotes and coins against counterfeiting taking into consideration transnational and multidisciplinary aspects. It seeks to promote content-convergence of the measures taken at European level to combat the counterfeiting of the euro and to ensure equivalence and homogeneity while observing the distinct traditions of each Member State.


  • Training and operational cross-border support activities based on a multidisciplinary, transitional approach covering security aspects, the exchange of technical/strategic information and technical/scientific assistance are eligible.
  • Workshops, meetings, seminars and a targeted policy of traineeships and staff exchanges information at Community level, with regard in particular to methods of monitoring and analysis.
  • Projects aimed at providing technical, scientific and operational assistance
  • Projects aimed at providing financial support for cooperation in operations when such support is not promptly available from other European institutions and bodies.

European community funding

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

  • 0,70 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 20 April 2013 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 20 September 2013 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche Pericles 2013 (Guidelines for applicants)

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)
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs

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