EBSI – Deployment of services


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

Digital Europe Programme

Programme Description

Digital Europe Programme is the first EU programme that aims to accelerate the recovery and drive the digital transformation of Europe.

Worth €7.6 billion (in current prices), the Programme is a part of the next long-term EU budget, (the Multiannual Financial Framework), and it covers 2021 to 2027. It will provide funding for projects in five crucial areas: supercomputing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, advanced digital skills, and ensuring the wide use of digital technologies across the economy and society.

The Programme is fine-tuned to fill the gap between the research of digital technologies and their deployment, and to bring the results of research to the market – for the benefit of Europe’s citizens and businesses, and in particular SMEs. Investments under the Digital Europe programme supports the Union’s twin objectives of a green transition and digital transformation and strengthens the Union’s resilience and strategic autonomy.

Programme Details

Identifier Code



EBSI – Deployment of services


The objective is to support through grants actions that reinforce the EBSI infrastructure and the EBP use cases. This will engage a large range of European actors in actions related to EBSI and EBP priorities.

Detailed Call Description

This part concern all the EBSI actions for 2021-22, that are implemented through call for proposals. It will support the roll out of the EBSI by contributing to the deployment of nodes in all Member States enhancing the performance and robustness of EBSI, and to the implementation of local support services (help desk, information and training activities for local authorities, citizens etc.). It will support as well as the deployment of the cross-border use cases already selected by EBP.

Actions contributing to the European Digital Identity framework leveraging the work of the EBSI’s European Self Sovereign Identity Framework (eSSIF).

Call Total Budget


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

Maximum grant amount per project (funding rate):

€ 5,000,000

Thematic Categories

  • Information Technology
  • Research, Technological Development and Innovation

Eligibility for Participation

  • Central Government
  • Local Authorities
  • State-owned Enterprises
  • Training Centres

Eligibility For Participation Notes

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

  • be legal entities (public or private bodies)
  • be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.:
    • EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs)
    • non-EU countries:
      •  listed EEA countries and countries associated to the Digital Europe (Further details in the call document)

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


National Contact Point(s)

Eleana Gabriel
Directorate of Research and Innovation
Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy
Telephone: +357 22 691918
Email: egabriel@dmrid.gov.cy

(Publish Date: 24/02/2022-for internal use only)

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