Call for Proposals 2017 - Caroline Herschel Framework Partnership Agreement between the Commission and Copernicus Participating States. 275/G/GRO/COPE/17/10042 Closed!


The aim of this call is to establish a framework partnership between the Commission and Copernicus Participating States to fund actions that will:

  • increase the use of Copernicus data and information (user uptake)
  • spur the development of a downstream market commercially able to exploit Copernicus data and information (business solutions and innovative applications)


The FPA will finance actions (through SGAs) for the following Tiers:

  1. Tier 1: national user uptake, by promoting the use by national stakeholders
  2. Tier 2: global actions, including European cross border user uptake and international user uptake.
  3. Tier 3: business solutions and innovative products and applications, by supporting innovation businesses and start-ups, their incubation and maturity and lifting administrative and legal barriers, and sponsoring the creation of new products and applications and their intellectual property rights

European community funding

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

  • 1,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 07 November 2017 - 3 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


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