Call for Proposals 2017 - Internal Security Fund - Protection of public spaces and addressing cbrn-e (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives) threat ISFP-2017-AG-PROTECT Closed!


The present Call for Proposals aims at funding projects in the area of at least one of the following priorities:

  1. Improving the protection of public spaces and other soft targets in line with the EU Action Plan to improve the protection of public spaces;
  2. Addressing the issue of security of CBRN materials and agents in line with the EU Action Plan to Strengthen CBRN Security;
  3. Enhancing the capacity of Member States' authorities and other stakeholders to implement the Commission Recommendation on the implementation of Regulation 98/2013;
  4. Emerging threats to critical infrastructure and public spaces.


The following types of activities are eligible under this Call for Proposals:

  1. the activities promoting networking, public-private partnerships, mutual confidence, understanding and learning, identification and dissemination of best practices and innovative approaches at Union level, training and exchange programmes;
  2. the acquisition, maintenance and/or further upgrading of technical equipment, expertise, secure facilities, infrastructures, related buildings and systems, especially ICT systems and their components at the Union level;
  3. the activities enhancing awareness of Union policies among stakeholders and the general public;
  4. the development of new methods and/or deployment of new technologies with a potential for transferability to other Member States, especially projects aiming at testing and validating the outcome of Union funded security research projects.

European community funding

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

  • 18,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 February 2018 - 2 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:

  • Local authorities
  • Regional authorities
  • National authorities

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 Justice, Freedom and Security

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