Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

€105 million available for Horizon 2020 transport projects

INEA ceased operations on 31 March 2021. The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) was established on 1 April 2021 to take over its legacy portfolio as well as additional EU funding programmes.

Creation date: December 3, 2019

Six transport topics under the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Work Programme are open for application as of today, 3 December. They make available EU funding of €105 million.

The projects will be selected for funding in a single-stage evaluation. The deadline to submit a proposal is 28 April 2020 (new).

Deadline 28 April 2020
Call Reference Description Estimated Budget
LC-GV-06-2020 Advanced light materials and their production processes for automotive applications €24 million
LC-GV-07-2020 Reducing the environmental impact of hybrid light duty vehicles €5 million
LC-GV-08-2020 Next generation electrified vehicles for urban and suburban use €25 million
LC-GV-09-2020 Setting up a common European research and innovation strategy for the future of road transport €1 million
DT-ART-05-2020 Efficient and safe connected and automated heavy-duty vehicles in real logistics operations €20 million
DT-ART-06-2020 Large-scale, cross-border demonstration of connected and highly automated driving functions for passenger cars €30 million

How to apply?

Applicants have to submit their proposal electronically, following the link from the topic's page on the Funding opportunities portal. Please follow the guidelines on proposal submission and evaluation.

For all questions related to Horizon 2020, please contact the Research Enquiry Service.

What are the requirements for applying?

The requirements for submitting a project proposal are detailed in the relevant documents published on individual call page. Please consult also the general annexes of the H2020 Work Programme for 2018-2020 for general rules on funding, such as the list of countries that can apply for funding, standard eligibility criteria, submission rules, types of projects and their funding rates and other useful information.

How will the grants be awarded?

The submitted proposals are evaluated by independent experts drawn from the European Commission's database of external evaluators. Applicants will receive the evaluation results at the latest five months after the submission deadline. Grant agreements will be signed with the successful applicants within eight months after the submission deadline.