Call for proposals under the multi-annual work programme 2009 for grants in the field of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) for the period 2007-2013 TEN-T Closed!

Objectives

The European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy and Transport has launched a call for proposals, under the multi-annual work programme for the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) for the period 2007-2013, in order to award grants to:

  • Projects in the field of Motorways of the Sea (MoS)
  • Projects in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems for Road Traffic
  • Projects in the field of European Rail Traffic Management Systems (ERTMS)

Actions

Field Nº 8: TEN-T Priority Project No 21 — Motorways of the Sea

Project proposals should focus on the facilities and infrastructure that constitute the network of Motorways of the Sea in the framework of a door-to-door concept. They may also include study parts preparing for the implementation of later phases of the projects. The proposed projects should reduce road congestion through modal shift and/or increase accessibility of peripheral and island regions. Once implemented, they should become constituent elements of the broader Motorways of the Sea network for theregion concerned and for the European  Union.

Field No 9: Projects in the field Intelligent Transport Systems for Road Traffic (ITS)
 

Projects proposed under this heading should support a wide combination of the following
specific objectives/activities:

  • Optimal use of road, traffic and travel data
  • Continuity of traffic and freight management ITS services on European corridors and up tothe interface between inter-urban and urban transport systems
  • Road safety and security
  • Integration of the vehicle into the transport infrastructure
  • Data security and protection, liability issues
  • Co-operation and co-ordination

Field Nº 10: Projects in the field of European Rail Traffic Management Systems (ERTMS)
 

In order to meet the main objectives and priorities the more specific objectives will involve funding, as a priority, the following three activities:

  • Fitting or retrofitting of ETCS onboard equipment (ETCS version 2.3.0d7 with an upgrade clause included in the contract or ETCS version 3)
  • Installing ERTMS trackside equipment, including testing and conformity verification where appropriate
  • Activities related to the implementation of the MoU8, in particular as regards ensuring compatibility with ETCS version 2.3.0d, the development of baseline 39 and improving testing procedures for both ETCS and GSM-R

 

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 30,00 Million EUR (Partial budget for area 8)
  • 100,00 Million EUR (Partial budget for area 9)
  • 240,00 Million EUR (Partial budget for area 10)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 May 2009 - 10 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals under 2009 WP for grants in the field of the TEN-T network - 2007-2013 (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Energy and Transport

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