TOPIC : Development of functional requirements for sustainable and attractive European Rail Freight
|Publication date:||17 December 2015|
|Types of action:||Shift2Rail-RIA Research and Innovation action|
|DeadlineModel: Opening date:||single-stage 17 December 2015||Deadline:||17 March 2016 17:00:00|
|Time Zone : (Brussels time)|
Topic DescriptionSpecific Challenge:
For the full topic description, please refer to Annex I (2015 Call for proposals for the JU members) of the 2015 Annual Work Plan.
Topic conditions and documents
[Shift2Rail JU 2015 call for proposals]
Topic for S2R JU Members
Please read carefully all provisions below before the preparation of your application.
Full description of the topics: Shift2Rail JU 2015 Annual Work Plan (Annex I call for S2R members, Annex II call for non-members)
- List of countries and applicable rules for funding: described in part A of the General Annexes of the main H2020 Work Programme and the Shift2Rail JU 2015 Annual Work Plan.
- Eligibility and admissibility conditions: described in part B and C of the General Annexes of the main H2020 Work Programme and the Shift2Rail JU 2015 Annual Work Plan.
Proposal page limits and layout: Please refer to Part B of the standard proposal template.
3.1 Evaluation criteria, scoring and threshold: described in part H of the General Annexes and the Shift2Rail JU 2015 Annual Work Plan.
3.2 Submission and evaluation process: Guide to the submission and evaluation process and the Shift2Rail JU 2015 Annual Work Plan.
- Indicative timetable for evaluation and grant agreement:
maximum 8 months from the deadline for submission.
- Provisions, proposal templates and evaluation forms:
Proposal templates for Shift2Rail JU members and non-members are available after entering the SEP submission tool
Shift2Rail Multi-Beneficiary Model Grant Agreement
Shift2Rail Mono-Beneficiary Model Grant Agreement
H2020 Annotated Grant Agreement (for information)
Standard evaluation form
- Additional provisions:
Horizon 2020 budget flexibility
Technology readiness levels (TRL) – where a topic description refers to TRL, these definitions apply.
Financial support to third parties - where a topic description foresees financial support to Third Parties, these provisions apply.
- Additional documents
Shift2Rail JU 2015 Annual Work Plan
Shift2Rail Master Plan
Shift2Rail Multi Annual Action Plan (MAAP)
Shift2Rail Establishment Regulation
Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking Members
Horizon 2020 Rules for Participation
Horizon 2020 Regulation of Establishment
Horizon 2020 Specific Programme
- S2R Call Q&A en
No submission system is open for this topic.
Shift2Rail JU Call Helpdesk: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the deadline for addressing queries related to S2R JU calls for proposals to the Q&A functional mailbox (email@example.com) is Tuesday 8 March 2016 (eob).
IT helpdesk for questions such as forgotten passwords, access rights and roles, technical aspects of submission of proposals, etc.
H2020 Online Manual your online guide on the procedures from proposal submission to managing your grant.
Participant Portal FAQ – Submission of proposals.
National Contact Points (NCP)
Research Enquiry Service – ask questions about any aspect of European research in general and the EU Research Framework Programmes in particular.
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CEN and CENELEC, the European Standards Organisations, advise you how to tackle standardisation in your project proposal. Contact CEN-CENELEC Research Helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for their recruitment
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