Call for proposals 2019 - Pilot project - Satellite broadband internet access for educational multimedia contents to unconnected schools PP-SBIAS-2019 Closed!


The general objective of the pilot project is to contribute to assessing the benefits of a broadband connectivity via satellite in areas impacted by digital divide with the support of regional or national public authorities, as a precursor of the even larger benefits that the European Gigabit Society will later make largely available.


The proposals must present a set of activities such as the following types of eligible activities:

  • Coordination activities between the consortium members and with the concerned stakeholders;
  • studying, deployment and testing/validation actions aiming at connecting schools;
  • conferences, seminars;
  • training activities;
  • awareness raising and dissemination actions;
  • actions aiming at the creation and improvement of networks, exchanges of good practices;
  • studies, analyses, mapping projects;

European community funding

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

  • 0,95 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 05 November 2019 - almost two 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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