JUSTICE - Call for proposals for action grants to support transnational e-Justice projects

Deadline :
March 15, 2022 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
€2,800,000
Partners required:
Proposals by single applicants are allowed.

Funding programme

The Justice programme is the EU’s funding programme to support judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters. Read more about the Justice Programme.

Call overview

This call aims to foster facilitation of effective and non-discriminatory access to justice for all, including by electronic means (e-Justice), by promoting efficient civil and criminal procedures.


Call details

The key objective for 2022 is to contribute to achieving the goals of the Commission Communication on the Digitalisation of Justice in the EU and the Council European e-Justice Strategy and Action Plan 2019-2023 by supporting the implementation of e-Justice projects at the European and national level, as far as they have a European dimension.

For more information please see the Call document.

Priorities

The key priorities for 2022 under this call are to:

  1. Contribute to achieving the objectives of the Commission Communication on the Digitalisation of Justice in the EU3 and the Council European e-Justice Strategy and Action Plan 2019-2023 by supporting the implementation of e-Justice projects at the European and national level, as far as they have a European dimension.
  2. Support projects aiming at joining or enhancing existing or on-going e-Justice projects
  3. Support the development of concrete use cases based on artificial intelligence and distributed ledger technology in the justice area.

For more information please see page 6 of the the Call document.

Activities

Project activities under this call would in principle include:

  1. Analytical, conceptual, design and elaboration work;
  2. IT software development, quality assurance and related auxiliary measures necessary for the establishment of IT systems;
  3. Expansion and adaptation of existing national and transnational solutions towards addressing the objectives of the call.

Supporting activities relating to project management, content preparation, editorial work, communication, promotion and dissemination are also eligible for funding.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:

+ be legal entities (public or private bodies)

+ be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.:

  • EU Member State (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs), excluding Denmark)
  • Non-EU countries: Countries associated to the Justice 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)

+ Organisations that are profit-oriented may only submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit organisations.

Consortium composition

Proposals by single applicants are allowed.

The consortium must include at least one public body, private non-profit organisation or international organisation as beneficiary (not as affiliated entity).

Project duration

Projects should normally range between 12 and 24 months (extensions are possible, if duly justified and through an amendment).

Budget

The EU grant applied for cannot be lower than EUR 75 000. There is no upper limit.

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Deadline :
March 15, 2022 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
€2,800,000
Partners required:
Proposals by single applicants are allowed.