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Union market surveillance campaigns and associated activities, including resources and equipment, IT tools and training

This is a call for proposals for EU action grants in the field of Market Surveillance under the Internal Market, Standardisation, Consumers and other financial services end-users part of the Single Market Programme.


Publication date
1 September 2021
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline date
31 October 2021, 17:00 (CET)



The call objective is:

To support Market Surveillance authorities of the Member States of the Union and Members of the European Free Trade Association, which are members of the European Economic Area, in the upgrade/development of IT tools used to perform non-food product market surveillance.

Eligible applicants

Proposals may be submitted by any of the following applicants

  • Non-profit organisations (private or public)
  • Public authorities (national, regional, local).

Only applications from legal entities established in the following countries are eligible:

  • EU member states;
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries, which are members of the European Economic Area (EEA).
  • Countries associated to the Single Market Programme or countries which are in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement and where the agreement enters into force before grant signature (list of participating countries) or countries currently negotiating association agreements — applicants from countries with ongoing negotiations (see above) may participate in the call and can sign grants if the negotiations are concluded before grant signature (with retroactive effect, if provided in the agreement).

All applicants must register in the Portal Participant Register.  The Participant Register is the Commission online tool to register and manage the data of the organisations participating in the EU programmes. It allows consistent handling of the participants` official data and avoids multiple requests to enter the same information.

If you want to participate in a project proposal, your organisation needs to be registered and have a 9-digit Participant Identification Code (PIC). This unique identifier of your organisation will be used as a reference by the Commission in any interactions.

Please read here a guide on how and where to register.

Budget and project duration

The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects under this call for proposals is estimated at €1.257.000.

The Commission will fund 90% of the total eligible costs. 

The maximum duration of projects is 24 months

How to apply

Applicants must comply with the requirements set out in the full text of the call for proposals (below) and submit their full application via the following email address: EISMEA-MS-CAA-2021atec [dot] europa [dot] eu (EISMEA-MS-CAA-2021[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu).

Please note that the deadline for submission is 31 October 2021, 17.00.00 (CET).

Info session presentation

EISMEA held an Info session on 6 October 2021. The focus of the session was the introduction and explanation of the novelties in the application and submission processes, and the new organizational structure.

If you could not attend, you can explore the session's presentation below: 

20 OCTOBER 2021
Info Session - 6 October - Presentation


More information

Questions on this call for proposals can be submitted by email to: EISMEA-MS-CAA-2021atec [dot] europa [dot] eu (EISMEA-MS-CAA-2021[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu).




31 AUGUST 2021
Call for Proposals SMP-IMA-2021-MS-CAA-2711-12367 - Amended 20/10/21
31 AUGUST 2021
Guide for Applicants
31 AUGUST 2021
Model Grant Agreement (MGA) Mono & Multi Beneficiary
31 AUGUST 2021
Application Form (Part A)
31 AUGUST 2021
Application Form (Part B)
31 AUGUST 2021
Detailed Budget Table
31 AUGUST 2021
Co-financing Statement Form
31 AUGUST 2021
Declaration on Honour
20 OCTOBER 2021
Frequently asked Questions - v1 - 20 October 2021
29 OCTOBER 2021
Frequently asked Questions - v2 - 28 October 2021


Market Surveillance team

Market Surveillance team
EISMEA-MS-CAA-2021atec [dot] europa [dot] eu