Creation date: October 25, 2018
INEA has received 148 project proposals requesting nearly €929 million co-funding by yesterday's deadline of the 2018 CEF Transport call. The available call budget is maximum €450 million. Evaluation of the proposals will start in November, and the grant agreements with the successful applicants will be prepared as of April 2019.
The call covers funding objectives and priorities supporting the policy orientations of the 3rd Clean Mobility Package. The focus of financial assistance will thus be on transport digitalisation, road safety and multimodality.
Applicants have submitted proposals under the following call priorities:
|Priority||Number of proposals||Requested funding, €||Available funding, €|
|Rail interoperability||14||86.7 million||100 million|
|European Rail Traffic Management Systems (ERTMS)||6||93.3 million|
|Safe and secure infrastructure||23||158.5 million||200 million|
|Innovation and new technologies||44||202.5 million|
|Intelligent Transport Services for road (ITS)||23||192.5 million||150 million|
|River Information Services (RIS)||2||2.3 million|
|Multimodal logistics platforms||36||192.8 million|
|Total||148||928.6 million||450 million|
INEA will now evaluate all submitted proposals with the help of independent external evaluators. Evaluation will start in early November and its results will be announced in April 2019. The successful applicants will receive an invitation to start the grant agreement preparation as of April 2019.