Call for proposals 2020 - Internal Security Fund - Enhance European coordination of testing of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) countermeasures ISFP-2020-AG-CUAS Closed!


The call for proposals aims to fund projects that seek to enhance the Member States’ ability to mitigate the threats posed by non-cooperatives UAS. More specifically, the call aims to enhance European coordination between Member States in the testing of different UAS countermeasures solutions in order to provide the Member States with a more common baseline understanding concerning the effectiveness of different commercially available C-UAS solutions.


The following types of activities are eligible under this call for proposals, which must be in line with the priorities of the call:

  1. Activities 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;
  2. The acquisition, maintenance and/or further upgrading of technical equipment, expertise, secure facilities, infrastructures, related buildings and systems;
  3. Activities enhancing awareness of Union policies on priorities of the call among stakeholders and the general public;
  4. The development of new methods and/or deployment of 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:

  • 3,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 14 October 2020 - 3 months 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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