Joint undertaking call SHIFT2RAIL - 2015 H2020-S2RJU-2015-01 Closed!


The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking launched the first calls for proposals for S2R JU members (CFM) and non-JU members (OC), aimed at driving innovation in railways under Horizon 2020.


Actions foreseen within this call for proposals include the following topics:

  • S2R-CFM-CCA-01-2015:Start-up activities for System Platform Demonstrator Integrated Assessment and socio-economic effects
  • S2R-CFM-CCA-02-2015:Energy and sustainability, including noise and vibrations baselines assessment
  • S2R-CFM-CCA-03-2015:Integrated Mobility and Safety Management
  • S2R-CFM-IP2-01-2015:Start-up activities for advanced signalling and automation system
  • S2R-CFM-IP4-01-2015:Shopping, booking and ticketing of multimodal travel solutions
  • S2R-CFM-IP4-02-2015:Travel companion and tracking services
  • S2R-CFM-IP5-01-2015:Development of functional requirements for sustainable and attractive European Rail Freight
  • S2R-CFM-IP5-02-2015:Start-up activities for Freight Automation
  • S2R-CFM-IP5-03-2015:Freight Propulsion concepts
  • S2R-OC-CCA-01-2015:Long-term needs of different actors in the railway sector
  • S2R-OC-CCA-02-2015:Energy usage, generation and saving approaches
  • S2R-OC-CCA-03-2015:Noise reduction methodologies
  • S2R-OC-CCA-04-2015:Safer infrastructure – improved object detection and prevention of safety critical events and integrated mobility S2R-OC-IP2-01-2015:Threat detection and profile protection definition for cyber-security assessment
  • S2R-OC-IP2-02-2015:IT virtualization of testing environment
  • S2R-OC-IP2-03-2015:Technical specifications for a new Adaptable Communication system for all Railways.
  • S2R-OC-IP5-01-2015:Freight Automation on lines and in yards
  • S2R-OC-IP5-02-2015:Improved vehicle/train dynamics
  • S2R-OC-IP5-03-2015:Intelligent freight wagon with predictive maintenance

European community funding

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

  • 44,60 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 17 March 2016 - 5 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

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 Research

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