Digital forensic hardware


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

EU Anti-Fraud Programme

Programme Description

The EU Anti-Fraud Programme (2021-2027) has the following general objectives:

  • protecting the financial interests of the European Union by supporting action to combat irregularities, fraud and corruption affecting the EU budget
  • supporting mutual assistance between administrative authorities in EU Member States
  • ensuring the correct application of the law on customs and agricultural matters by supporting cooperation between administrative authorities in EU Member States and the European Commission
Programme Details

Identifier Code



Digital forensic hardware


The purchase and maintenance of digital forensic equipment and software, mobile forensic tools and computer forensic collaborative systems used in the fight against (fraudulent) irregularities, fraud and corruption detrimental to the Union’s financial interests.

Detailed Call Description

Cross-border cooperation enabling the exchange of information and best practices, in particular at operational level, is strongly encouraged. Specialised training to enable staff to operate these tools is recommended to be included as part of the action.

Call Total Budget


Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

The costs will be reimbursed at the funding rate fixed in the Grant Agreement (80%). The applicant can apply for a higher project funding rate (90%) if your project is a ‘priority action’. (further details in the call document)

Thematic Categories

  • Information Technology
  • Justice - Security
  • Research, Technological Development and Innovation

Eligibility for Participation

  • Central Government
  • International Organisations
  • Local Authorities
  • Other Beneficiaries
  • Private Bodies
  • State-owned Enterprises

Eligibility For Participation Notes

In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:

  • be legal entities (public or private bodies) which are:
    • for the Technical Assistance call: national or regional public authorities or international organisations whose task is to protect the EU financial interests
  •  be from a:
    • EU Member State (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs) or
    • listed EEA country or country associated to the EUAF Programme or country which is in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement and where the agreement enters into force before grant signature (list of participating countries)

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


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(Publish Date: 13/04/2022-for internal use only)