The projects, that will be funded under this call, are expected to:

  • Support capacity building for national cybersecurity certification authorities, conformity assessment bodies and accreditation bodies including for thread-led penetration testing
  • Support SMEs to test and certify ICT products, ICT services or ICT process they sell.
  • Provide support for SME users of ICT equipment to audit their infrastructures in term of cybersecurity resilience.
  • Support standardisation actions taking into account activities by European and international standardisation organisations as appropriate.
  • Support cyber-security and interoperability testing capabilities on 5G disaggregated and open solutions.


  • The available call budget is EUR 5.000.000 and it might be increased by maximum 20%.
  • The maximum grant amount for each application is  EUR 1.000.000

Deadline for submission: 15 February 2023 17:00, Brussels time

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