Call for proposals 2019 - Preparatory Action: Application of web accessibility requirements in web-authoring tools and platforms by default (web access by default) PPPA-PAWA-2019 Closed!

Objectives

The objective of this preparatory action is to support the adoption of the accessibility requirements set forth in the HEN when producing content for websites and mobile applications.

To that end, grants will be awarded to proposals developing authoring tools or platforms that help authors comply by default with the requirements of the HEN. Priority will be given to open-source or free-to-use solutions and to proposers involving users with disabilities, in particular in the validation process; accessibility of the tools or platforms for authors with disabilities will be considered an asset.

Actions

The following types of activities are eligible under this call for proposals:

  • analysis, design, development and testing of solutions for authoring tools or platforms that enable, encourage and assist authors in the creation of accessible content for websites and mobile applications.

The following activities are eligible if complementary to the activities above:

  • analysis, design, development and testing of accessible solutions for authoring tools or platforms allowing authors with disabilities to produce accessible content for websites and mobile applications;
  • validation, with the help of users with disabilities, of the usability of the user interfaces of authoring tools and platforms and the degree of accessibility of the content that these tools or platforms produce

European community funding

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

  • 0,60 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 28 June 2019 - 18 days 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

Secretariat-General

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