Call for proposals 2018 - H2020 - SESAR 2020 IR-VLD WAVE 2 H2020-SESAR-2019-1 Closed!


The six Strategic Areas of Operation each constitute a strategic objective the SESAR JU will follow in the period from 2019 to 2021:

  • Strategic Area of Operation #1 – Provide Strategic Steering for the SESAR programme
  • Strategic Area of Operation #2 – Deliver Exploratory Research
  • Strategic Area of Operation #3 – Deliver Industrial Research & Validation
  • Strategic Area of Operation #4 – Deliver Very Large-Scale Demonstration activities
  • Strategic Area of Operation #5 – Deliver SESAR Outreach
  • Strategic Area of Operation #6 – Deliver effective financial, administrative and corporate management


This call covers the following topics:

  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-01-2019: PJ.19 W2 Content Integration, Performance Management and Business Case Development
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-02-2019: PJ.20 W2 Master Planning
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-03-2019: PJ.02 W2 Airport airside and runway throughput
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-04-2019: PJ.04 W2 Total airport management
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-05-2019: PJ.05 W2 Digital technologies for Tower
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-06-2019: PJ.07 W2 Optimised airspace users operations
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-07-2019: PJ.09 W2 Digital Network Management Services
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-08-2019: PJ.01 W2 Enhanced Arrival and Departures
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-09-2019: PJ.18 W2 4D skyways
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-10-2019: PJ.10 W2 Separation Management and Controller Tools
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-11-2019: PJ.13 W2 IFR RPAS
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-12-2019: PJ.14 W2 Integrated CNSS
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-13-2019: PJ.17 W2 SWIM infrastructure
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-14-2019: VLD.01 W2 GBAS/SBAS precision approaches including variable approach paths
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-15-2019: VLD.02 W2 Airport Surface Management, Airport Safety Nets and ATSAW
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-16-2019: VLD.03 W2 Improving runway throughput in one airport
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-17-2019: VLD.04 W2 Advanced Rotorcraft and Business Aviation (BA) Operations
  • SESAR-IR-VLD-WAVE2-18-2019: VLD.05 W2 Virtual Centre

European community funding

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

  • 151,48 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 16 April 2019 - 2 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Programme 2019-2021 (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 Research

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