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Better understanding the Connecting Europe Facility

In order to achieve smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and to stimulate job creation in line with the objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy, the Union needs an up-to-date, high-performance infrastructure to help connect and integrate the Union and all its regions, in the transport, telecommunications and energy sectors.
The following advice is about the Connecting Europe Facility. Lire_La_Suite

In order to achieve smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and to stimulate job creation in line with the objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy, the Union needs an up-to-date, high-performance infrastructure to help connect and integrate the Union and all its regions, in the transport, telecommunications and energy sectors.
The following advice is about the Connecting Europe Facility.

What is it?

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) is a key EU funding instrument to promote growth, jobs and competitiveness through targeted infrastructure investment at European level.

What is general objective?

The CEF shall support the implementation of those projects of common interest which aim at the development and construction of new infrastructures and services, or at the upgrading of existing infrastructures and services, in the transport, telecommunications and energy sectors.

How is it structured?

The CEF is divided into three sectors:

CEF Transport: it aims at supporting investments in building new transport infrastructure in Europe or rehabilitating and upgrading the existing one.
CEF Energy: it aims at the upgrading of existing, and development of new energy transmission infrastructures of European importance
CEF Telecom: it aims at contributing to the creation of a European ecosystem of interoperable and interconnected digital services that sustain the Digital Single Market.

Some key priorities
Find all the main sectoral objectives in the above-mentioned hypertexte links

Transport:
- removing bottlenecks,
- rail interoperability,
- sustainable and efficient transport systems,
- transition to innovative low carbon and energy-efficient transport technologies.
Energy:
- integration of the internal energy market,
- interoperability of electricity and gas networks across borders,
- Union security of energy supply,
- smart energy networks and carbon dioxide networks.
Telecom:
- cross-border interaction between public administrations, businesses and citizens,
- digital service infrastructures (DSIs) and broadband networks

>>>Find here all the open calls for proposals under this programme 

* Since January 2014, the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency is your gateway to funding under the CEF, for further information please visit INEA website

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