Open Call for Proposals: Citizen-Centric eGovernment Services

VINNOVA, NordForsk, the Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS) and the Estonian Ministry for Economic Affairs and Communications have opened the call for proposals Citizen-Centric eGovernment Services.
Public administrations, businesses, research organisations and non-governmental organisations in Sweden, Iceland and Estonia are invited to submit project financing proposals.

Each project must include one representative from each of the above mentioned countries. Only representatives from these countries will be funded but representatives from all the Nordic and Baltic countries are welcome in the project consortia.

The call is a result of the NordForsk funded project NORIA-net Citizens’ Services 2008-2009.

The purpose of the call is to contribute to successful new cooperation models, organisational solutions and digitized service supplies in the field of eGovernment, working on the basis of users’ needs and participation by establishing research and innovation (R&I) networks. Proposed duration of projects is 6-12 months.

VINNOVA act as the programme secretariat.

For more information about this call plus terms and conditions of participation, see


Opening date: Monday 13 September 2010, 15:00 CET
Closing date for proposals: Tuesday 19 October 2010, 14:00 CET
Expected project start date: Monday 3 January 2011


Madeleine Siösteen Thiel, VINNOVA
Tel: + 46 8 473 3142

Anna Bjurström, VINNOVA
Tel: + 46 8 4733089

Johan Lindberg, VINNOVA
Tel: + 46 8 473 6453

Annie Palm, VINNOVA, administrative support
Tel: + 46 8 4733037

Margrét S. Björnsdottír, University of Iceland/RANNIS
Tel: + 35 45254928

Katrin Hänni, Ministry of Economics and Communication, Estonia
Tel: + 37 26397604