TOPIC : Smart technologies for improved travel companion and trip tracking
|Publication date:||10 November 2016|
|Types of action:||Shift2Rail-RIA Research and Innovation action|
|DeadlineModel: Opening date:||single-stage 10 January 2017||Deadline:||30 March 2017 17:00:00|
|Time Zone : (Brussels time)|
23 March 2017 15:09
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On 11 January 2017 new release of the "Questions and Answers" documents was published (section: "Additional documents").
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22 December 2016 19:41
On 22 December 2016 a list of questions and answers has been published (section: Additional documents).
Topic DescriptionSpecific Challenge:
For the full topic description, please refer to Annex II (2017 Call for proposals for non-JU members) of the 2017 Annual Work Plan.
Topic conditions and documents
[Shift2Rail JU calls – 2017 topic conditions template]
Topic for non-members of S2R JU
Please read carefully all provisions below before the preparation of your application.
Full description of the topics: Shift2Rail 2017 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.
- Eligibility and admissibility conditions: described in part B and C of the General Annexes of the main H2020 Work Programme and in the Shift2Rail 2017 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 of the main H2020 Work Programme and in the Shift2Rail 2017 Annual Work Plan.
3.2 Submission and evaluation process: Guide to the submission and evaluation process and the Shift2Rail 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 members and non-members are available after entering the submission tool.
Shift2Rail Multi-Beneficiary Model Grant Agreement
Shift2Rail Mono-Beneficiary Model Grant Agreement
H2020 Annotated Grant Agreement
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.
- Open access must be granted to all scientific publications resulting from Horizon 2020 actions, and proposals must refer to measures envisaged. Where relevant, proposals should also provide information on how the participants will manage the research data generated and/or collected during the project, such as details on what types of data the project will generate, whether and how this data will be exploited or made accessible for verification and re-use, and how it will be curated and preserved.
- Additional documents
Shift2Rail JU 2017 Annual Work Plan
Shift2Rail Master Plan
Shift2Rail Multi Annual Action Plan (MAAP)
Shift2Rail Establishment Regulation
- Questions & Answers Release 7: 22 March 2017 en
No submission system is open for this topic.
Shift2Rail JU Call Helpdesk: email@example.com. Please note that the deadline for addressing queries related to S2R JU calls for proposals to the Q&A functional mailbox (firstname.lastname@example.org) is Tuesday 21 March 2017 (cob).
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) - contact your NCP for further assistance.
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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IT Helpdesk- contact the Participant Portal IT helpdesk for questions such as forgotten passwords, access rights and roles, technical aspects of submission of proposals, etc.
Contact the EIT for further assistance related to the call, topics and the content of proposals via the Contact Page on the EIT website.
Ethics – for compliance with ethical issues, see the Participant Portal and Science and Society Portal
European IPR Helpdesk assists you on intellectual property issues
CEN and CENELEC, the European Standards Organisations, advise you how to tackle standardisation in your project proposal. Contact CEN-CENELEC Research Helpdesk at email@example.com.
The European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for their recruitment
Partner Search Services help you find a partner organisation for your proposal