Facilitating access to regulation for light Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) COS-RPAS-2014-2-03 Closed!


The overall objective of this Call for Proposals is to support existing Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups operating light civil Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), as well as potential entrepreneurs, by facilitating their access to applicable national and European law, including requirements and procedures. This goal will be reached through the development of a web portal, which will be the gateway to relevant information, practical guidance and interactive training tools.


The European Commission aims at:
  • Reduce illegal operations.
  • Improve safety.
  • Better address privacy and data protection.
  • Unchain the market potential of civil applications of light RPAS.

European community funding

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

  • 1,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 18 February 2015 - 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:

  • 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)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

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