Author: Nikola Benin
OBJECTIVES AND DESCRIPTION
The objective of the call is to implement Action 9 of the Commission Communication, ‘20 actions for safer and compliant products for Europe: a multi-annual action plan for the surveillance of products in the EU‘ [COM(2013)76] .
Action 9 concerns joint enforcement actions to which the Commission will provide financial support. The main objective is to enhance the efficiency of market surveillance by improving the coordination of the practical enforcement activities.
Therefore, the Commission wants to support joint market surveillance actions and other projects that contribute to a more efficient and effective market surveillance for products within the Internal Market.
BUDGET AND PROJECT DURATION
The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is estimated at 540,000 euros. Financial assistance from the Commission cannot exceed 95% of the total eligible costs.
The maximum duration of projects is 36 months.
Maximum EU financing rate of eligible costs: The contribution will, in principle, be up to 95% of the total cost of the action.
Financial contributions for up to 80% are permitted for joint actions with the participation of bodies from 3 or more Member States and EEA countries. Financial contributions up to 95% are permitted for joint actions with the participation of bodies from 10 or more Member States and EEA countries.
For more information please visit http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/newsroom/cf/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=8736&lang=en&title=Joint-enforcement-actions-under-the-multi-annual-action-plan-for-the-surveillance-of-products-in-the-EU