Call for proposals 2016 - Building skills and earth observation related expertise through Copernicus 248/G/GRO/COPE/16/9077 Closed!


The objective of this call is to improve the take-up of Copernicus in EU countries by financing dedicated educational programmes and e-skills development based on Copernicus Space Component data and Copernicus Services data and information products.


The beneficiaries are expected to receive a grant to implement one (or more) dedicated action(s) identified within a working plan agreed with the European Commission. Examples could include educational courses, short summer schools for Master's or PhD programmes fellows, training courses, post-doctoral fellowships, scholarships, vocational training, skills challenges and outreaching activities.

European community funding

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

  • 0,61 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 26 October 2016 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Guide for Applicants (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)

Directorate-Generale responsible


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