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Call documents 2010

The European Commission simplifies Marco Polo applications by providing a one-stop-shop for obtaining all the necessary documents and guidance to help potential applicants.

The Call 2010 closed on 18 May 2010. The next Call for Proposals will open in autumn 2011.

The call text explains the structure of Marco Polo funding and the eligibilty, selection and award criteria. It also provides instructions on preparing and submitting a proposal. In addition, there are guidance notes on how to make your submission as concrete and precise as possible. The documents include, among other things, a checklist and a calculator for working out the volume of freight shifted off the road by your project. A helpdesk is also at your service.

Call for proposals

Full call text pdf - 123 KB [123 KB]

Annex 1 pdf - 21 KB [21 KB] - Definitions

Annex 2 pdf - 135 KB [135 KB] - How to prepare the proposal

Annex 3 pdf - 107 KB [107 KB] - Calculation of modal shift, traffic avoidance and environmental

and other external costs effects

Annex 4 pdf - 43 KB [43 KB] - How to calculate the grant. Eligible costs, including financing of ancillary infrastructure

Annex 5 pdf - 37 KB [37 KB] - Definition of the award criteria for the different actions

Annex 6 pdf - 28 KB [28 KB] - Grounds for exclusion and related administrative

and Financial penalties

Application forms

Use these documents to apply for funding.

Form project overview msw8 - 81 KB [81 KB]

Letter of intent (for Consortia only) msw8 - 34 KB [34 KB]

Acknowledgement of receipt msw8 - 46 KB [46 KB]

Declaration by the applicant pdf - 23 KB [23 KB]

Model grant agreement pdf - 291 KB [291 KB]  - New Version Nov. 2010

Proposal checklists and calculators

 

Checklist
Nothing forgotten?

Calculator
Calculate the figures needed for your proposal

Examples

Modal shift actions

Check list pdf - 84 KB [84 KB]

Calculator excel8book - 2 MB [2 MB]

Examples pdf - 82 KB [82 KB]

Catalyst actions

Checklist pdf - 82 KB [82 KB]

Calculator excel8book - 2 MB [2 MB]

 

Traffic avoidance actions

Checklist pdf - 82 KB [82 KB]

Calculator excel8book - 2 MB [2 MB]

Examples pdf - 82 KB [82 KB]

Motorways of the seas actions

Checklist pdf - 83 KB [83 KB]

Calculator excel8book - 2 MB [2 MB]

 

Common learning actions

Checklist pdf - 80 KB [80 KB]

Not needed

 

Guidance documents

These documents are to help you write your application.

What to avoid when writing a proposal pdf - 32 KB [32 KB]

Automatic scoring of quantitive benefits pdf - 47 KB [47 KB]

New definition of freight pdf - 48 KB [48 KB]

Guidance note pdf - 40 KB [40 KB] on modal shift/traffic avoidance registration

Assessment of the financial capacity of applicants pdf - 22 KB [22 KB]