The Digital Europe Programme makes €84 million available to strengthen AI and cybersecurity

The Commission has published a series of new calls for proposals for the Digital Europe Programme. A dedicated budget of €84 million is available for activities supporting Security Operation Centres with novel applications of AI and other enabling technologies, for the implementation of cybersecurity EU legislation such as the Cyber Resilience Act, as well as for the European transition to post-quantum cryptography.


The calls are open to businesses, SMEs, public administrations, and other entities from the EU Member States, EFTA/EEA countries, and countries associated to the Digital Europe Programme. The projects funded by this call will be managed by the European Cybersecurity Competence Centre (ECCC).

The call will open for applications on 16 January 2024 and the deadline to submit applications is 26 March 2024 at 17:00 CET.

Source: European Commission | Shaping Europe’s digital future (