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Hercule II programme– 2007-13 The EU´s Hercule II programme provides funding for action to combat fraud affecting the EU´s financial interests, including cigarette smuggling and counterfeiting.

How much funding?
Hercule II has a budget of € 98,525 million for 2007-2013 to fund general anti-fraud actions (paid through grants or contracts)

Who can apply?
Funding can be awarded to:

administrations (national or regional)
research and education institutes
non-profit bodies

Hercule II covers all current EU countries and upon certain conditions those that will join soon or are official candidate countries.

What can be funded?
Technical assistance – support for national authorities
Call for proposals
Training - Conferences, e-learning, round tables, staff exchanges, training courses, seminars, symposiums, working groups.

More info: http://ec.europa.eu/anti_fraud/about-us/funding/index_en.htm