2017 CEF Telecom call - Business Registers Interconnection System (BRIS) (CEF-TC-2017-1) CEF-TC-2017-1-BRIS Closed!


The priority outcomes of this call for proposals are to support the Member States to meet the following main objectives:

  • enable business registers to implement and support the requirements, the data model and the standard messages coming from BRIS, which may involve the upgrade of existing business registers.
  • promote testing activities to ensure that transition to a fully operational mode is successful.
  • for the purpose of document delivery, to either directly deploy the eDelivery Building Block, or use eDelivery through a service provider
  • support the operation and maintenance of access points for a maximum duration of one year


 This call will contribute in particular to:

  • increase confidence in the European Single Market by ensuring a safer business environment for consumers, creditors and other business partners;
  • create a higher degree of legal certainty as to the information in the European business registers;
  • improve the performance of public administrations regarding cooperation between business registers in Europe in procedures for cross-border mergers, as well as the exchange of relevant information regarding companies and their branches.

Other specific expected benefits are:

  • improved data quality in domestic business registers with cross-border coherency;
  • digital implementation of cross-border processes;
  • increased transparency and easier cross-border access to information on companies;
  • increased possibilities for cross-border activities for companies;
  • increased cross-border competition;
  • better cooperation and communication between registers.

European community funding

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

  • 2,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 18 May 2017 - 4 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 Energy and Transport

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