Call: Pilot Project - Satellite Broadband Internet Access for Educational Multimedia Contents to Unconnected Schools
|Type of Fund||Action programme|
|Description of programme |
"Pilot Projects and Preparatory Actions"
This Programme introduces new initiatives that might turn into standing EU funding programmes. A Pilot Project is an initiative of an experimental nature designed to test the feasibility of an action and its usefulness and lasts not more than two years. A Preparatory Action - normally the successor of a successful pilot project on the same matter - is designed to prepare new actions like EU policies, legislation, programmes etc. with funding for not more than three years.
The Programme focuses on the following overarching objectives:
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Pilot Project - Satellite Broadband Internet Access for Educational Multimedia Contents to Unconnected Schools
"Pilot Project - Satellite Broadband Internet Access for Educational Multimedia Contents to Unconnected Schools"
|The general objective of the pilot project is to contribute to assessing the benefits of a broadband connectivity via
satellite in areas impacted by digital divide with the support of regional or national public authorities, as a precursor
of the even larger benefits that the European Gigabit Society will later make largely available. |
Proposals shall help the Commission to achieve, among others, the following specific objectives:
- Analysis of EU regions in long-term digital divide and impacted sectors and population notably for schools;
- Assessment of simple, efficient and cost-effective implementation schemes to ensure easy access to satellite broadband connectivity;
- Assessment of the benefit of distribution via satellite of educational multimedia content.
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|Thematic Focus||Digitisation, ICT, Telecommunication, Children & Youth, Education & Training|
|Funding area|| EU Member States
Norway / Norge
|Origin of Applicant|| EU Member States |
Norway / Norge
|Eligible applicants||Education and Training Centres, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Research Institution, International Organization, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Public Services, National Government, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined)|
|Project Partner Details||In order to be eligible, a proposal must be submitted by a consortium composed of at least three legal entities from two different Member States.|
|Project duration max||24 months|
|Type of Funding||Grants|
|Financial details|| Total call budget: 950 000 € |
Co-financing rate: max. 100%
The Commission expects to fund 1 proposal
|Submission||Via Funding & Tenders Portal|
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