Call for proposals 2020 - Pilot project - Exchange of media 'rising stars' to speed up innovation and increase cross-border coverage Connect/2019/3512553 Closed!


The main objective of the Pilot Project under this call is to facilitate the mobility of media professionals and cross-border cooperation between such professionals and media outlets as a means to promote innovation in the European media sector and foster an environment conducive to quality journalism and media pluralism.


Core actions to be carried out by the beneficiary

  1. Design of the exchange programme
  2. Information and communication
  3. Organisation of the exchange programme
  4. Logistical and other support
  5. Financing of the exchange programme
  6. Monitoring and evaluation

European community funding

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

  • 2,10 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 11 September 2020 - one year 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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