The available budget for the 2012 Call is €64.6 million. Special environmentally-friendly maritime projects, inland waterway projects and rail projects with single-wagon loads are priorities in 2012.
To receive funding from the Marco Polo programme participants have to reply to a call for proposals published by the European institutions. This is the beginning of the formal procedure to obtain funding for a project. The call lists all the terms and criteria for funding. Links to previous and current calls are available below.