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    Which fees are expected for new Implementing Partners (e.g. SDM coordination fee). Will new Implementing Partners share all rights and obligations in accordance to ICA?

    CliffVC edited question

      The new Implementing partners will share the same rights and obligations of those implementing partners already included in the Framework Partnership Agreement.

      This applies also to the FPA Coordination Fee, which is regulated in the Internal Cooperation Agreement Part B art 6.: the same transparent rule applies to all Implementing Partners.

      It is important to highlight that the FPA, and the ICA (which is required by Article I.5 of the FPA and it is an integral part of the FPA) represent the fundamental contractual framework for the SESAR deployment which already exists and which the selected CEF call applicants are required to join as partners before being able to sign the SGA covering their projects: “Applicants who are awarded a grant under this call and are not partners in the SESAR Deployment Framework Partnership will be required to join the SESAR Deployment Framework Partnership, as partners, by signing the Framework Partnership Agreement before being able to sign the Specific Grant Agreements covering their projects.” (source:

      The model FPA and SGA are published with the CEF call for proposals. The terms and conditions of the FPA, ICA and SGA are not subject to negotiation with the implementing partners as it is of utmost importance to ensure the equal treatment of CEF beneficiaries, and avoid customised provisions negotiated by beneficiaries

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        ANSP Air Navigation Service Provider
        ATM Air Traffic Management
        AO Airport Operator
        AU Airspace User
        CA Cooperative Arrangement
        CEF Connecting Europe Facility
        CfP Call for Proposals
        DLS Data Link Services
        DP Deployment Programme
        EASCG European ATM Standards Coordination Group
        EASA European Aviation Safety Agency
        EC European Commission
        EDA European Defence Agency
        ESSIP European Single Sky Implementation
        EUROCAE European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment
        FUA Flexible Use of Airspace
        IDSG Interim Deployment Steering Group
        INEA Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
        LO Liaison Officer
        MD Managing Director of the SESAR Deployment Manager
        NM Network Manager
        NOP Network Operations Plan
        NSA National Safety Authority
        PDP Preliminary Deployment Programme
        PRB Performance Review Body
        SESAR Single European Sky ATM Research
        SB Supervisory Board of the SESAR Deployment Manager
        SCP Stakeholders’ Consultation Platform of the SESAR Deployment Manager
        SDM SESAR Deployment Manager
        SG Steering Group of the SCP
        TS Thematic Sub-Group (=”Expert Group”) of SCP