Call for proposals 2019 - H2020 - SHIFT2RAIL Joint Undertaking 2019 H2020-S2RJU-2019 Closed!


The mission of the S2R JU is to coordinate and manage the Union R&I investments in the European rail sector. In this respect, its main objective is to implement the S2R Programme and R&I activities in the railway sector in Europe, through the collaboration between stakeholders of the entire railway value chain, also outside the traditional rail sector, with particular attention to small and medium-sized entreprises (SMEs), research and technology centres and universities.


This call covers the following topics:

  • S2R-CFM-CCA-01-2019: Integrated mobility management (I2M), Energy and Noise & Vibration
  • S2R-CFM-IP1-01-2019: Development of new technological concepts towards the next generation of rolling stock, applied to major subsystems such as Car body, Running Gear, Brakes, Doors, Modular interiors and HVAC
  • S2R-CFM-IP2-01-2019: Completion of activities for enhanced automation systems (including Freight ATO GoA4), train integrity, object controller (IP2 and IP5).
  • S2R-CFM-IP3-01-2019: Intelligent asset management finalisation
  • S2R-CFM-IP5-01-2019: Smart, data-based assets and efficient rail freight operation
  • S2R-CFM-IPX-CCA-01-2019: S2R System Architecture and Conceptual Data Model
  • S2R-OC-CCA-01-2019: Noise & Vibration
  • S2R-OC-IP1-01-2019: Advanced Car body shells for railways and light material and innovative doors and train modularity
  • S2R-OC-IP1-02-2019: Tools, methodologies and technological development of next generation of Running Gear
  • S2R-OC-IP1-03-2019: Support to the development of technical demonstrators for the next generation of brake systems
  • S2R-OC-IP2-01-2019: Demonstrator development for the use of Formal Methods in railway environment and Support to implementation of CSIRT to the railway sector
  • S2R-OC-IP2-02-2019: Support to development of demonstrator platform for Traffic Management
  • S2R-OC-IP3-01-2019: Future traction power supply for railways and public transport
  • S2R-OC-IP4-01-2019: Complementary Travel Expert Services
  • S2R-OC-IP5-01-2019: Condition-based and preventive maintenance for locomotive bogie
  • S2R-OC-IP5-02-2019: Advanced obstacle detection and track intrusion system for autonomous freight train
  • S2R-OC-IPX-01-2019: Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) for the railway sector
  • S2R-OC-IPX-02-2019: Breaking language barriers

European community funding

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

  • 75,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 18 June 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 (Work programme)

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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