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Call: Facilitating market take up of innovative transport infrastructure solutions

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Programme
Acronym H2020
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Horizon 2020"
Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme with nearly 80 billion € of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). Apart from classic research projects, Horizon 2020 also funds innovation projects and pilot-projects in different fields.
The programme is divided into three different sections:
  1. Excellent Science
  2. Industrial Leadership
  3. Societal Challenges
Countries eligible for funding are: The EU-Member States, Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Moldova, Switzerland, Ukraine, Faroe Islands, Israel, Tunisia, Georgia, Armenia.
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Description of programme
"Smart, Green and Integrated Transport"

Within this programme Horizon 2020 will provide funding for a resource efficient transport that respects the environment, aims at a better mobility, less congestion, more safety and security, supports a global leadership for the European transport industry and targets a socio-economic and behavioural research and forward looking activities for policy making.

Title Mobility for growth 2014-2015
Description of call
"Mobility for growth 2014-2015"

Transport is on the brink of a new era of "Smart Mobility'' where infrastructure, transport means, travellers and goods will be increasingly interconnected to achieve optimised door-to-door mobility, higher safety, less environmental impact and lower operations costs. In order to achieve efficiency at system-level, targeted efforts are needed to develop and validate new solutions that can be rapidly deployed, notably on corridors and in urban areas. They will address transport means and infrastructure and integrate them into a user friendly European transport system of smart connected mobility and logistics. Research and innovation on equipment and systems for vehicles, aircraft and vessels will make them smarter, more automated, cleaner and quieter, while reducing the use of fossil fuels. Research and innovation on smart infrastructure solutions is necessary to deploy innovative traffic management and information systems, advanced traveller services, efficient logistics, construction and maintenance technologies. A thorough and mature research and innovation agenda for this Call has been defined taking into account the other calls and initiatives where the Transport Challenge is concerned, i.e. the calls on ‘Green Vehicles’, ‘Small Business Innovation for Transport’, ‘Blue Growth’, and ‘Smart Cities and Communities’, and the ‘Clean Sky 2’, ‘SESAR’, ‘Shift2Rail’ and ‘Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2’ Joint Undertakings (in different degrees of preparation). In addition, European GNSS will provide new opportunities for the localisation and the guidance of vehicles. It is intended to create synergies with all these initiatives as well as with other parts of Horizon 2020, namely Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Energy and Space. Special attention is dedicated to innovation aspects not covered in the other parts of the Transport Challenge, as well as to SMEs.

Origin of Applicant EU Member States


Albania / Shqipëria
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia / поранешна југословенска Република Македонија
Iceland / Ísland
Moldova
Montenegro / Crna Gora/Црна Гора
Norway / Norge
Serbia / Сpбија
Switzerland / Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Turkey / Türkiye
Ukraine / Україна Oukraïna
Others
Call
Facilitating market take up of innovative transport infrastructure solutions
Description of call
"Facilitating market take up of innovative transport infrastructure solutions"

The White Paper Towards a Single European Transport Area aims at the completion of efficient, interoperable and integrated transport infrastructure network by 2050. These long term goals can only be achieved when infrastructure innovation, supported by targeted up-stream research activities, is deployed at integrated system level. However, testing and implementing solutions at system level is much more challenging than at component level in view of the number of technological and organisational parameters involved, their interdependency, the scale of investment and the potential impact on stakeholders.

Although many technological solutions relative to transport infrastructure are already available for all transport modes, the challenge consists in overcoming highly fragmented demand. Decision-makers (mainly from the public sector) are often unaware of the availability and efficiency of highly innovative solutions and are not familiar with the use of public procurement for innovation.

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Thematic Focus Infrastructure, SME, Sustainability, Technologies, Transport, Traffic
Funding area EU Member States
Candidate Countries
Iceland / Ísland
Moldova
Norway / Norge
Switzerland / Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Others
Origin of Applicant EU Member States


Albania / Shqipëria
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia / поранешна југословенска Република Македонија
Iceland / Ísland
Moldova
Montenegro / Crna Gora/Црна Гора
Norway / Norge
Serbia / Сpбија
Switzerland / Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Turkey / Türkiye
Ukraine / Україна Oukraïna
Others
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Research Institution, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), NGO / NPO, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Association
Project Partner Yes
Recurring Call No
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