Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Nearly €7.5 billion requested for CEF Transport infrastructure projects

Creation date: February 8, 2017

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has received 349 project proposals by the 7 February 2017 deadline for the 2016 CEF Transport Calls, requesting nearly €7.5 billion in total EU funding. The total available budget for the call is €1.94 billion. Evaluation of the project proposals with the help of external experts will start in March.


The 2016 CEF Transport Calls closed yesterday, 7 February 2017, at 17:00:00 with INEA receiving 349 proposals under the following calls:

  • CEF-Transport-2016 – Annual Work Programme – Cohesion envelope
  • CEF-Transport-2016 – Annual Work Programme – General envelope
  • CEF-Transport-2016 – Multi-Annual Work Programme – Cohesion envelope 
  • CEF-Transport-2016 – Multi-Annual Work Programme – General envelope  


In total, €7.49 billion funding was requested, whereas the available indicative budget for the calls is €1.94 billion. This represents an overall oversubscription rate of 3.86 times the budget available.
 

Detailed submission data:

Call

Nr 

proposals

Requested funding

€ billion

Available budget

€  billion

Subscription rate

CEF-Transport-2016-AP-Cohesion

5

0.12

0.25

0.48

CEF-Transport-2016-AP-General

56

0.29

0.19

1.54

CEF-Transport-2016-MAP-Cohesion

99

5.57

0.85

6.55

CEF-Transport-2016-MAP-General

189

1.51

0.65

2.33

Total

349

7.49

1.94

3.86

 

Admissibility and eligibility of the proposals will now be checked and the proposals will then be evaluated against the specific award criteria of the calls. The evaluation process, which will involve external experts, is expected to be concluded by June, when the final results are likely to be announced.