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2021 CEF Transport call for proposals

The 2021 CEF Transport call for proposals makes €7 billion available to support infrastructure projects across the European Union.

Details

Status
Open
Publication date
16 September 2021
Opening date
Deadline model
Single-stage
Deadline date
Funding programme
Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)

Description

CINEA has launched a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport funding instrument, which makes €7 billion available for projects aiming to build, upgrade and improve European transport infrastructure.

Virtual information days on the call will take place on:

What projects are eligible for funding?

The call for proposals supports Actions under the General, Cohesion and Military Mobility envelopes concerning:

  • Infrastructure projects on the Core and Comprehensive TEN-T (railways, inland waterways, maritime and inland ports, roads, rail-road terminals and multimodal logistics platforms)
  • Smart applications for transport (ERTMS, ITS, SESAR, RIS, etc.)
  • Transport interoperability
  • Alternative fuels infrastructure (including electricity fast-charging  and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure on the TEN-T road network). Please refer to this eligibility map.
  • Motorways of the Sea
  • Multimodal passenger hubs
  • Reduction of rail freight noise
  • Safe and secure parking infrastructure
  • Road safety
  • Improvement of transport infrastructure resilience, in particular to climate change and natural disasters
  • Adaptation of transport infrastructure for Union external border checks purposes
  • Adaptation of the TEN-T to civilian-defence dual-use (Military Mobility envelope)

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National Contact points

A list of national contact points for CEF Transport is available for potential applicants.

Call matrix

Projects on the Core Network
EnvelopeGeneral (€1.62 billion) Cohesion (€2 billion)
IDCOREGENCORECOEN
TopicsRail - studiesRail - works (mixed)Maritime ports - studiesRail - studiesRail - works (mixed)Maritime ports - studies
Maritime ports - works (mixed)Inland waterways and ports - studiesInland waterways and ports - works (mixed)Maritime ports - works (mixed)Inland waterways and ports - studiesInland waterways and ports - works (mixed)
Roads, rail-road terminals and multimodal logistics platforms - studiesRoads, rail-road terminals and multimodal logistics platforms - works (mixed) Roads, rail-road terminals and multimodal logistics platforms - studiesRoads, rail-road terminals and multimodal logistics platforms - works (mixed) 

 

Projects on the Comprehensive Network
EnvelopeGeneral (€250 million) Cohesion (€350 million)
IDCOMPGENCOMPCOEN
TopicsRail - studiesRail - works (mixed)Maritime ports - studiesRail - studiesRail - works (mixed)Maritime ports - studies
Maritime ports - works (mixed)Inland waterways and ports - studiesInland waterways and ports - works (mixed)Maritime ports - works (mixed)Inland waterways and ports - studiesInland waterways and ports - works (mixed)
Roads, rail-road terminals and multimodal logistics platforms - studiesRoads, rail-road terminals and multimodal logistics platforms - works (mixed) Roads, rail-road terminals and multimodal logistics platforms - studiesRoads, rail-road terminals and multimodal logistics platforms - works (mixed) 

 

Smart and interoperable mobility 
EnvelopeGeneral (€400 million) Cohesion (€150 million)
IDSIMOBGENSIMOBCOEN
TopicsERTMS  ERTMS  
ITS - studiesITS - works (mixed)SESAR-DSDU   
SESAR-DSDARIS - studiesRIS - works (mixed)   
European Maritime Single Window - studiesEuropean Maritime Single Window - works (mixed)VTMIS - studies   
VTMIS - works (mixed)eFTI - studieseFTI works (mixed)   
Data - studiesData - works (mixed)New technologies and innovation - studies   
New technologies and innovation - works (mixed)Removing interoperability barriers– studiesRemoving interoperability barriers- works (mixed)   

 

Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Facility 
EnvelopeGeneral (€1.2 billion) Cohesion (€375 million)
IDAFIFGENAFIFCOEN
TopicsRecharging points for EVs and HDVs

Zero-emission fuels

Low-emission fuelsRecharging points for EVs and HDVsZero-emission fuelsLow-emission fuels

 

Sustainable and multimodal mobility 
EnvelopeGeneral (€100 million) Cohesion (€25 million)
IDSUSTMOBGENSUSTMOBCOEN
TopicsMotorways of the Sea - studies

Motorways of the Sea - works (mixed)

Multimodal passenger hubs - studiesMultimodal passenger hubs - studiesMultimodal passenger hubs - works (mixed)

 

Multimodal passenger hubs - works (mixed)Rail freight noise    

 

Safe and secure mobility  
EnvelopeGeneral (€100 million) Cohesion (€150 million)
IDSAFEMOBGENSAFEMOBCOEN
TopicsImproving transport infrastructure resilience - studies

Improving transport infrastructure resilience - works (mixed)

Adapting the transport infrastructure for Union external border checks purposes – studiesImproving transport infrastructure resilience - studiesImproving transport infrastructure resilience - works (mixed)

Road safety – studies

Adapting the transport infrastructure for Union external border checks purposes - works (mixed)Safe and secure parking infrastructure - works Road safety - works (mixed)Safe and secure parking infrastructure - works

 

 

Adaptation of the TEN-T to civilian-defence dual use   
EnvelopeMilitary Mobility (€330 million)  
IDMILMOB 
TopicsAdaptation of the TEN-T to civilian-defence dual use - studies

Adaptation of the TEN-T to civilian-defence dual use - works (mixed)