Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Automated Road Transport

The Automated Road Transport call is part of the Horizon 2020 Smart, green and integrated transport challenge. The main focus of this call is on demonstration of automated driving systems for passenger cars, trucks and urban transport, and on the underlying digital infrastructure to ensure the necessary level of safety, reliability and efficiency. 

You will find more details on the Automated Road Transport call in the Smart, green and integrated transport Work Programme 2018-2020.

Funding opportunities

Please visit our newsroom to discover all the latest available funding for Horizon 2020 transport projects.

For a complete overview of all Horizon 2020 funding opportunities please visit the Funding and Tenders Portal.

How is funding awarded?

Proposals submitted in open calls are evaluated by external experts drawn from the European Commission's independent expert database. Applicants will receive the evaluation results at the latest five months after the submission deadline for single stage topics, and grant agreements will be signed with the successful applicants within eight months after the submission deadline. For the first stage of two-stage topics, successful applicant will be invited to submit a full proposal at the latest 3 months after the deadline.

More information

Further information on transport research is available on the Horizon2020 website and in the recordings of the last Horizon 2020 Transport Information Day that took place on 23 October 2018.

Take a look at the funded projects section to see what research has received EU support.

Please note that there might be further EU funding opportunities in transport research announced on the Funding and Tenders Portal. 


Become an expert

External evaluators of project proposals are drawn from the European Commission's independent expert database. The Commission is looking to expand the database through a call for experts covering a very broad range of fields. If you fit the expert profile and would like to be considered as a proposal evaluator, sign up in the Funding and Tenders Portal