EUR 122 million financing is available for transport projects under Horizon 2020 and the candidates should submit short project proposals by 16 January 2019, INEA announced. They will be invited to submit full project proposals by 12 September 2019.
The applicants will have to present project proposals in the areas of waterborne transport, logistics, aviation, transport infrastructure and safety.
The final decision about which projects will receive EU funding will be known the latest by February 2020 at the latest.
The largest budget (EUR 30 million) is provided for projects which involve freight transport by water, followed by retrofit solutions and next generation propulsion for waterborne transport topic with a EUR 23 million budget.
Railway transport is included within logistics solutions that deal with requirements of the ‘on demand economy’ topic, with a budget of EUR 10 million, and innovative applications of drones for ensuring safety in transport with an available budget of EUR 15 million.