Call for proposals - Joint Action - General Product Safety Directive CONS-GPSD-2014 Closed!


The present call for proposals relates to the financing mechanisms for specific joint actions between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws, in the framework of objective I Action 2 of the Consumer Programme 2014-2020: "Coordination of market surveillance and enforcement actions on product safety with regard to Directive 2001/95/EC, and actions to improve consumer services safety".


The call is focused on the following topic:
  • GPSD-01-2014 - Joint actions in the area of the safety of non-food consumer products and services, under Directive 2001/95/EC

The joint actions may cover one or more of the following aspects of administrative cross-border co-operation activities related to surveillance and enforcement of European Union safety requirements for non-food consumer products:

  • Product testing;
  • Market surveillance operations;
  • Exchange of expertise and development and exchange of best practice related to risk assessment, product testing and market surveillance;
  • Meetings and workshops included in the project.

European community funding

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

  • 2,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 07 October 2014 - 6 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Non profit organisations

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 Health and Consumer Protection

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