INEA has signed grant agreements with 39 projects selected for funding under two Horizon 2020 calls – Mobility for Growth and Automated Road Transport respectively. They will receive a total of €243.8 million.
The projects awarded the EU funding are expected to develop or demonstrate technology for renewable energy sources and bring it closer to the market. They will receive over €140 million to carry out their work plans after signing grant agreements with INEA, for which they have time until mid-October 2018. More details about the funded projects will be announced after the grant agreements are signed. The projects are expected to be launched by the end of the year.
The start of Balticconnector’s construction phase was celebrated on 8th of June 2018 in Inkoo, Finland on the compressor station worksite with a groundbreaking ceremony. The European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, the Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing of Finland, Kimmo Tiilikainen, and the Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure of Estonia, Kadri Simson, attended the event.
Today a ceremony celebrating the breakthrough in the second tube of the Bossler Tunnel, on the Stuttgart-Ulm line (Rhine-Danube Corridor) took place in Stuttgart. This Action will lead to significant reduction of travel times on the line.
Director of INEA Dirk Beckers signed today a grant agreement on CEF Transport co-funding for the development of Divača-Koper railway line in Slovenia, in presence of the European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc and the Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar.
INEA has signed grant agreements with 32 projects selected for funding in twelve topics of the 2016 – 2017 Competitive Low-Carbon Energy call. All the selected projects will start their activities the latest by 1 June 2018.
A grant agreement releasing €33,1 million of EU funding from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to carry out preparatory studies and surveys as well as pre-construction activities for the Baltic Pipe Project was officially signed today.
The European Commission has launched today the 2018 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Transport call for project proposals that opens co-financing possibilities for projects supporting the policy orientations of the Third Clean Mobility Package – transport digitalisation, road safety and multimodality.
The European Commission has opened a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to reinforce the EU’s cybersecurity capacity, with up to €13 million available in grant funding.
The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has received 47 project proposals by the 15 May deadline for the CEF Telecom 2018-1 call, requesting over €33,5 million in total EU funding. The total available budget for the call is €30 million. Evaluation of the project proposals with the help of external experts will start in June.
INEA is launching a call for expression of interest for candidates who would like to become members of the INEA Advisory Group for CEF Transport.
The European Commission has published two calls for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to stimulate and sustain the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs). Up to €29 million will be made available to meet the needs of public administrations, businesses and citizens in their cross-border activities.
INEA has invited 75 applicants to submit full project proposals in the second and final selection stage of 9 Mobility for Growth topics by 19 September. These project proposals have been selected among 204 total applications submitted in the first stage of the call evaluation.
The evaluation of the third 2017 CEF Telecom call for proposals (CEF-TC-2017-3) has concluded and 30 projects in the areas of eInvoicing, eTranslation, Europeana and Public Open Data have been selected to receive co-funding by the European Union. The funding comes from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme in the telecommunications sector. The successful projects include participation of entities from 26 EU Member States plus Norway (EEA country).
Key European transport stakeholders meet in Ljubljana on 25-27 April 2018 to discuss how to contribute to smart, sustainable and safe mobility, relying on the trans-European transport network and investments in transport connectivity.
The information day will cover priorities and main aspects of the of the 2018 CEF Transport call, evaluation and award process, as well as give tips on how to prepare submit a successful proposal. Interactive Q&A sessions will take place during the information day.
NEA has received 95 project proposals by the deadline of 4 April for topics under the Mobility for Growth, the Automated Road Transport, and the Green Vehicles calls. Over €491.4 million were requested. The total indicative budget of the calls is €112 million. Successful projects are expected to demonstrate innovative solutions towards low-carbon and sustainable transport, as well as contribute significantly to safe and resilient transport systems, automated transport, and the development of electrified vehicles and of advanced technological capabilities in transport.
A new highly-efficient silicon-based multiple solar cell has been developed in the labs of researchers partially funded by the INEA-managed Horizon 2020 Nano-Tandem project. The new cell can convert exactly one-third of the incident sunlight into useful electricity. This newest result is now published in the renowned scientific magazine Nature Energy.
In the high-level international setting of the ILA Air Show Berlin 2018, the European Commission and INEA are organising a workshop on disruptive aircraft configurations, which will be crucial to achieve the Flightpath 2050 environmental objectives, as well as to ensure and maintain the global competitiveness of the EU aviation industry.
Big data has given scientists – and companies – a treasure trove of new information for analysing, understanding and predicting human behaviour, but it’s also thrown up a raft of questions about privacy and ownership.