Call for proposals 2019 - SESAR 2020 EXPLORATORY RESEARCH 4 (ER4) H2020-SESAR-2019-2 Closed!


This call consists of two different Work Areas each with a clear scope of activities structured to the topic level.

  • Work Area 1: ATM Excellent Science & Outreach:
  • Work Area 2: ATM Application-Oriented Research


The topics covered by this call are:

  • SESAR-ER4-01-2019: Digitalisation and Automation Principles for ATM
  • SESAR-ER4-02-2019: Cognitive Support
  • SESAR-ER4-03-2019: Complexity and Data Science for ATM Performance
  • SESAR-ER4-04-2019: Digital Information Management
  • SESAR-ER4-05-2019: Environment and Meteorology for ATM
  • SESAR-ER4-06-2019: Safety and Resilience
  • SESAR-ER4-07-2019: Accelerating Change in ATM
  • SESAR-ER4-08-2019: Behavioural Economics in ATM
  • SESAR-ER4-09-2019: Legal and Regulatory Challenges of Higher Levels of Automation
  • SESAR-ER4-10-2019: ATM Role in Intermodal Transport
  • SESAR-ER4-11-2019: CNS for ATM
  • SESAR-ER4-12-2019: Automation of Airport Operations
  • SESAR-ER4-13-2019: Innovation in Airport Operation
  • SESAR-ER4-14-2019: Meteorology at Airports
  • SESAR-ER4-15-2019: Increased Levels of Automation for the ATM Network
  • SESAR-ER4-16-2019: Innovation in Network Management
  • SESAR-ER4-17-2019: Network Capacity Increase from Fully Dynamic Airspace
  • SESAR-ER4-18-2019: Automation and CWP
  • SESAR-ER4-19-2019: Enabling Performance by Innovation in Air Traffic Services
  • SESAR-ER4-20-2019: ADSB-in applications
  • SESAR-ER4-21-2019: Long-term Evolution of Air/Ground Synchronisation
  • SESAR-ER4-22-2019: Digital Evolution of Separation Minima in En-route and TMA
  • SESAR-ER4-23-2019: Increased Capacity for High Density operations by Evolution of Controller/Pilot communication
  • SESAR-ER4-24-2019: Innovation in CNS to enable Digitalised Operations
  • SESAR-ER4-25-2019: Measuring and Managing ATM Performance
  • SESAR-ER4-26-2019: ATM Validation for a Digitalised ATM
  • SESAR-ER4-27-2019: Future ATM Architecture
  • SESAR-ER4-28-2019: Control of IFR RPAS in the TMA
  • SESAR-ER4-29-2019: Remain Well Clear for IFR RPAS Integration in Class D-G Airspace
  • SESAR-ER4-30-2019: RPAS for Manned Flight Contingency Management
  • SESAR-ER4-31-2019: U-space

European community funding

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

  • 3,86 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 29 August 2019 - 2 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (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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