Joint undertaking call SHIFT2RAIL - 2016 H2020-S2RJU-2016-01 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-IP1-01-2016:Development of concepts towards the next generation of traction systems and management of wheel/rail adhesion
  • S2R-CFM-IP1-02-2016:Development of new technological concepts, standard specifications and architectures for train control and monitoring, with specific applications in train-to-ground communications and high safety electronic control of brakes
  • S2R-CFM-IP3-01-2016:Research into enhanced track and switch and crossing system
  • S2R-CFM-IP3-02-2016:Intelligent maintenance systems and strategies
  • S2R-OC-IP1-01-2016:Tools and methodologies supporting the development of next generation traction systems, and brakes
  • S2R-OC-IP1-02-2016:Technology feasibility studies supporting the development of next generation TCMS, and safe control for brakes
  • S2R-OC-IP3-01-2016:Research into new radical ways of changing trains between tracks
  • S2R-OC-IP4-01-2016:Interoperability Framework governance, ensuring its market uptake and sustainability
  • S2R-OC-IP4-02-2016:Interoperability Framework Converters

European community funding

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

  • 45,20 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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