Call for Proposals 2017 restricted to member states - Internal Security Fund - Projects aiming to increase cooperation in the area of forensic science, including the implementation of the prüm framework ISFP-2017-AG-FORENSIC Closed!


The present Call for Proposals aims at funding projects in the area of forensics science in the EU. Project applications submitted under the present Call for Proposals must address the priority of achieving a European Forensic Science Area by 2020. This call for proposals is addressed to transnational projects aiming at exchanging best practices, training, setting common procedures, joint procurement and deployment of the necessary equipment, and accreditation of forensics laboratories, including funding operational meetings, innovative projects and test runs.


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

  1. projects promoting public-private partnerships, learning, identification and dissemination of best practices and innovative approaches at Union level, training and exchange programmes;
  2. projects supporting the development of methodological, notably statistical, tools and methods and common indicators;
  3. 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;
  4. innovative projects developing new methods and/or deploying 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:

  • 3,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 28 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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