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Horizon 2020

 · Call Mobility for Growth (part of the Smart, green and integrated transport challenge) - mode specific & transport integration specific challenges (urban, logistics, ITS, infrastructure) addresses following objectives: (a) Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future: Low-carbon and sustainable transport; (b) Safe, integrated and resilient transport systems; (c) Global leadership and competitiveness; (d) Accounting for the people

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Actions able to be supported

Waterborne transport related Calls:

LC-MG-1-8-2019: Retrofit Solutions and Next Generation Propulsion for Waterborne Transport (RIA, IA)

Cleaner & more CO2 efficient vessels – electrified & hybridised vessels using clean fuels, on board energy storage and employing new technologies such as optimised design, batteries and high power fuels cells integrated within dual cycles and with combined heat and power

  • Open: 5 Sep 2018
  • Closes (1st round): 16 Jan 2019
  • Closure (2nd round): 12 Sep 2019


MG-2-6-2019: Moving freight by Water: Sustainable Infrastructure and Innovative Vessels (RIA)

Efficient and seamless integration between transport modes and last mile connection, inland waterway bottlenecks, capacity of small ports, loading times, efficiency of transferring cargo between modes, cost effectiveness of partial cargo loads, environmental impacts and the feasibility of mixed passenger/freight services.

Fostering automation and digitisation to enable their more efficient and reliable participation in the whole supply chain, to reduce environmental impacts such as noise and to respond to changing freight flows and supporting full implementation of synchromodality within inland waterways.

  • Open: 5 Sep 2018
  • Closes (1st round): 16 Jan 2019
  • Closure (2nd round): 12 Sep 2019
Rate of co-financing and conditions

Co- funding: max. 100%

Other important information

Open access must be granted to all scientific publications.

Title of the instrument
Horizon 2020
Type of aid


Eligible beneficiaries
All legal entities located in the EU or in Third Countries can participate in Horizon 2020. Eligible beneficiaries: Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, International Organization, National Government, Research Institution, Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Start Up Company. Countries eligible for funding are: The EU-Member States, Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Moldova, Switzerland, Ukraine, Faroe Islands, Israel, Tunisia, Georgia, Armenia.
Time frame
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2020
Total budget
77 billion €
Usefull links
Horizon 2020 Action Programme official website