Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Over €800 million requested for H2020 transport research projects

Creation date: October 16, 2015

INEA has received 125 project proposals by the 15 October deadline for three calls in the fields of Mobility for Growth and Green Vehicles, requesting over €800 million in total EU funding. The total available budget for all three calls is €386 million. Evaluation of the project proposals will start in November.

 

H2020-MG-2015-TwoStages call was open to 58 project proposals selected in the first stage of the call. Up to €144.5 million in total are available for proposals that addresses mode-specific (aviation, rail, road, waterborne) and transport integration challenges (urban, logistics, intelligent transport systems, infrastructure), as well as cross-cutting issues. 57 project proposals have been submitted for this call requesting in total €450.4 million.

 

H2020-MG-SingleStage-B call offers €18.5 million in total for the best projects in the following areas:

  • Safe and connected automation in road transport
  • Innovative solutions for cleaner and better urban transport and mobility
  • Facilitating market uptake of innovative transport infrastructure solutions
  • Smart governance, network resilience and streamlined delivery of infrastructure innovation

22 projects requesting €39.9 million will compete for funding under this call.

 

H2020-GV-2015 with the total available funding of €30 million will support projects in the following areas:

  • Powertrain control for heavy-duty vehicles with optimised emission
  • Electric vehicles’ enhanced performance and integration into the transport system and the grid

 

€312 million in total has been requested by 46 applicants under this call. The highest interest has been on the topic of electric vehicles: 41 proposals submitted for a maximum EU contribution of €20 million.

 

Evaluation of the three calls is expected to start early in November 2015. The results will be announced no later than 15 March 2016.