Call for Proposals 2016 - Buffer capacities for addressing temporary shortcomings in extraordinary disasters PC-BCED-2016 Closed!


The objective is to contribute to addressing temporary shortcomings in extraordinary disasters.


A maximum of two response capacities  of any of the following types(s) are proposed as priorities for buffer capacities:

  • Flood Containment
  • Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS)
  • Unmanned Ground Vehicles for CBRN disasters
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Aerial forest fire fighting using planes

The expected activities related to response capacities may include:

  • preparatory work on the design, preparation, negotiation, conclusion and management of contracts or arrangements to ensure the stand-by availability of the necessary response capacities;
  • development of standard operational procedures and exercises to ensure the effective use of these capacities agreements or similar arrangements.

European community funding

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

  • 2,70 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 02 June 2016 - almost two 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 Health and Consumer Protection

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