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Support to Standardisation activities performed by CEN, CENELEC and ETSI

Action grants (SMP-STAND-2024-ESOS-01-IBA) under the Standardisation strand of the Single Market Programme continue to support the standardisation activities of the three European ESOs: CEN, CENELEC and ETSI.


Publication date
21 March 2024
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline date
6 June 2024, 17:00 (CEST)


CEN, CENELEC and ETSI, the three European Standardisation Organisations (ESOs), are the pre-identified beneficiaries eligible for funding under this call - consisting in action grants under the Standardisation strand of the Single Market Programme aimed at supporting their standardisation activities.

The three pre-identified beneficiaries are invited to apply on the topics of their competence out of 27 topics of the call:

Topic 1 Standards for quantum-safe connectivity 
Topic 2 Recycling of permanent magnets (Action 1) and exploration, extraction, refining and recycling of critical raw materials (Action 2)
Topic 3 Cyber Resilience Act 1
Topic 4 Translation of EMC Directive standards into Ukrainian
Topic 5 IT development in support of innovative process for hENs
Topic 6 Standards for the customer data access and portability in the insurance sector
Topic 7 Pre-normative research for standards for the transport and permanent storage of carbon dioxide
Topic 8 Electricity transmission system operators and grid technology providers to develop common technology specifications
Topic 9 Standards for hydrogen technologies and components for the production of hydrogen
Topic 10 Hydrogen quality in dedicated gaseous hydrogen networks
Topic 11 Standards on the quantification of methane emissions in oil, coal and upstream gas operations, including inactive and plugged wells and closed and abandoned mines. Standards on surveys to detect and repair methane leakages in oil and upstream gas operations. Standards on equipment to avoid venting in oil and upstream gas operations and coal operations
Topic 12 Assessment of Ecosystem Services for accounting purposes
Topic 13 Standardisation on additive manufacturing
Topic 14 Automatic number plate recognition
Topic 15 Standards for postal services and the improvement of quality of service in support of Directive 97/67/EC
Topic 16 Interoperability events
Topic 17 Development of assessment methodology for road restraint systems
Topic 18 Enabling standardized interoperability and access to data in IoT Edge and swarm computing environments
Topic 19 Development of an assessment method for the slip resistance of flooring and pedestrian surfaces
Topic 20 Mapping and Feasibility Study for Standards on Biotechnology, Biomaterials, Bio-Based, and Wood-Derived Products
Topic 21 Study: Standards for virtual worlds
Topic 22 Education and skills – Internal coordination of specific EEA
Topic 23 Education and skills – Traineeships
Topic 24 CEN/CLC coordination group hydrogen
Topic 25 Offshore wind energy standardisation
Topic 26 Running specific activities in support of Regulation 2022/2480 and the Single Market Programme
Topic 27 Translation of LVD standards to Ukrainian

Deadline for submission: 6 June 2024, 17:00 CET.

Available budget: EUR 15 525 000