Creation date: December 11, 2013
The European Commission launched today Calls for proposals worth €350 million to finance European transport infrastructure (TEN-T), for projects in all EU Member States and for all transport modes: air, rail, road, maritime and inland waterways.
Commission Vice President Siim Kallas, responsible for transport, commented: "With the 2007-2013 budgetary period coming to an end, we will make the best possible use of these TEN-T Calls for Proposals to make sure European transport infrastructure supports a seamless mobility of goods and people throughout the European Union. I am confident that these calls will elicit great interest throughout the EU, as Member States realise the importance of investing today for tomorrow's growth and jobs."
TheTEN-T multi-annual programme traditionally finances the highest priorities of the TEN-T network. This year's multi-annual calls, the last ones to be held under the 2007-2013 budget, focus on five fields, with €280 million of total indicative budget available:
The annual programme complements the multi-annual one and for 2013 directs funding to two distinct priorities with a total indicative budget of €70 million:
The TEN-T Executive Agency (TEN-T EA) manages the technical and financial implementation of the TEN-T programme, under the auspices of Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport. The TEN-T EA will hold an Info Day on Friday 13 December 2013 in Brussels to help potential applicants better understand the call priorities, prepare their proposals and learn about the evaluation process.
The deadline for the submission of proposals is 11 March 2014.
For further information, please visit the 2013 Calls page!