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2017 CEF Transport SESAR call for proposals

The 2017 CEF Transport SESAR call for proposals opened on 6 October 2017. It makes €290 million of EU funding available for projects of common interest in the transport sector in all EU Member States.

The call is open exclusively for proposals addressing the priority Single European Sky – SESARPlease consult section 3.1.1 of the multi-annual work programme (Funding Objective 3) for more details.

Take a look at the call flyer for all key facts. 

A virtual information day on the call took place on 19 October 2017.

For any specific questions concerning the call, please contact the call helpdesk or check the call FAQ page.

Indicative call timeline Date
Call opening 6 October 2017
Deadline for submission 12 April 2018 (17:00:00 Brussels time)
Evaluation of proposals April-July 2018 (indicative)
Consultation of the CEF Coordination Committee / Information to the European Parliament September 2018 (indicative)
Adoption of the Selection Decision September 2018 (indicative)
Preparation and signature of individual grant agreements As of September 2018 (indicative)


Work programme Last update
2017 CEF  Transport Multi-Annual Work Programme - English version 6 October 2017
2017 CEF Transport Multi-Annual Work Programme - Annex I - English version only 6 October 2017
2017 CEF Transport Multi-Annual Work Programme - French version 6 October 2017
2017 CEF Transport Multi-Annual Work Programme - German version 6 October 2017


Priorities (relevant sections of the Work Programme) Maximum available funding Last update
Single European Sky - SESAR €290 million  6 October 2017


Call for proposals
2017 CEF Transport MAP SESAR Call
Reference of the Official Journal of the EU
Corrigendum to the call 
Reference to the corrigendum in the Official Journal


Application Forms Last update
Application Form Part A - TENtec eSubmission module 6 October 2017

Application Form Part A - Word template

This template is provided for information purposes only. Electronic submission using the TENtec eSubmission module is mandatory

6 October 2017
Application Form Part B - Administrative information 6 October 2017
Application Form Part C - Compliance with EU policy and law 6 October 2017
Application Form Part D - Technical and Financial information 6 October 2017
Financial capacity check 6 October 2017


Guidance documents Last update
Guide for applicants 09 November 2017
GIS data submission user guide 12 March 2018
Application checklist 17 November 2017
FAQ  8 March 2018


Background documents & useful information Last update
TEN-T Guidelines 6 October 2017
CEF Regulation 6 October 2017
EU Financial Regulation  6 October 2017
Rules of Application (consolidated version) 6 October 2017
Model grant agreement 6 October 2017

Linguistic versions of the model grant agreement should be used for reference purposes only. Only the signed grant agreements should be considered legally binding

1 March 2018
Model SESAR Framework Partnership Agreement 13 November 2017
Privacy statement 12 October 2017
Cohesion policy CBA methodology 6 October 2017
CEF Transport contact points of the Member States 7 February 2018