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Horizon 2020: Smart, Green and Integrated transport

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation Programme ever. It includes a section on Smart, Green and Integrated Transport, where transport projects can get funding.

The aim is to create a European transport system that is:

  • resource efficient
  • climate-and-environmentally-friendly
  • safe and seamless for the benefit of all citizens, the economy and society

For more information on Smart, Green and Integrated transport in Horizon 2020 click the link provided in the sidebar.


Interim Evaluation of Horizon 2020 'Support to Smart, Green and Integrated Transport' - Expert Group Final Report

The Commission has carried out an interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the results of which have been published on 13 June 2017 in the Commission Staff Working Document 'In-depth evaluation of Horizon 2020' (SWD (2017) 220).
This evaluation is a legal requirement and an opportunity to steer the debate on future R&I activities in Europe. It aims to improve the implementation of Horizon 2020 in its last Work Programme 2018-2020, to provide the evidence-base for maximizing the impact of EU Research and Innovation programmes and the design of future Framework Programmes.
The interim evaluation of Societal challenge 4 'Smart Green and Integrated Transport' of H2020 has been based on the input of a dedicated expert group report, available here.  PDF icon 3.6 MB

Connecting Europe Facility

Another option for funding is the Connecting Europe Facility. Under this facility, €26.25 billion will be made available from the EU’s 2014-2020 budget to co-fund specific transport projects. You can find more information by following the link in the sidebar.

Horizon Prizes

Horizon prizes are another way of getting funding. Two prizes are now available which support the vision of zero-emissions transport in Europe.

Cleanest Engine of the future

Cleanest Engine Retrofit