2020 CEF Transport call - MAP CEF-TR-2020-1-MAP Closed!


This  call  for  proposals addresses actions  related  to  the  funding  objective  “removing bottlenecks,  enhancing  rail  interoperability,  bridging  missing  links  and,  in  particular, improving cross-border sections”

The general objective of this call is to prepare for the implementation of TEN-T core network projects  by  supporting studies addressing the necessary preparatory steps for the forthcoming works. These steps relate e.g to technical design, permitting procedures and preparation of the tendering process.


Proposals must only address studies. Financial assistance shall focus on studies concerning:

  • Infrastructure projects for railways, inland waterways, maritime and inland ports;
  • Infrastructure projects for road networks in the case of Member States with no railway network established in their territory or in the case of a Member State, or part thereof, with an isolated network without long-distance rail freight transport.

European community funding

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

  • 200,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 22 March 2021 - 7 months 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 Energy and Transport

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