Call for Proposals 2017 - Projects on Cybercrime and child sexual exploitation ISFP-2017-AG-CYBER Closed!


The present Call for Proposals aims at funding projects on fighting cybercrime and child sexual abuse.

Project applications submitted under the present Call for Proposals must address at least one of the following priorities in the areas of cybercrime (including fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment) and child sexual exploitation (with specific focus on victims' identification and countering travelling child sex offenders):

  1. Developing capacity and expertise of law enforcement and judicial authorities.
  2. Fostering cross-border cooperation among law enforcement and judicial authorities.
  3. Fostering cross-border cooperation between law enforcement/judicial authorities and private entities.


This call covers the following topics:

  • ISFP-2017-AG-CYBER: Cybercrime

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

  1. analytical, monitoring and evaluation activities, including threat, risk and impact assessments, which are evidence based and consistent with priorities and initiatives identified at Union level, in particular those that have been endorsed by the European Parliament and the Council and projects monitoring the implementation of Union law and Union policy objectives in the Member States;
  2. projects 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;
  3. projects supporting the development of methodological, notably statistical, tools and methods and common indicators;
  4. 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, including for the purpose of European cooperation on cyber security and cybercrime, notably the European Cybercrime Centre;
  5. particularly 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;
  6. studies.

European community funding

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

  • 8,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 06 March 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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