Call for proposals - FP6 priorities 4 and 6

July 11, 2005

Brussels, 08 Jul 2005

The European Commission has published a joint call for proposals under the priority areas 'Aeronautics and space', 'Sustainable energy systems' and 'Sustainable surface transport' of the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6).

The call addresses the following areas: Open upstream research
- reduced separation standards;
- innovative air traffic management research;
- coordination action;
- air transport system wide information management;
- ATM safety regulation and supervisory functions;
- mitigating capacity constraints due to Wake vortex;
- environmentally responsible air transport.

Integrated focused downstream research
- improvement of ATM system processes through validation.

Sustainable energy systems
- demonstrations of innovative designs of automated biomass heating systems;
- solar heating and cooling;
- geothermal energy;
- innovative wind farms, components and design tools;
- demonstrations of the next generation of PV technologies/products;
- ocean/marine energy technologies.
- Grid issues - distributed electricity generation;
- Grid issues - management of electricity grids linked to large scale decentralised wind power generation;
- eco-buildings;
- polygeneration;
- CONCERTO II - managing energy demand and renewable energy supply in high performance communities;
- renewable electricity technologies;
- renewable heating and cooling technologies;
- production and distribution of liquid and gaseous biofuels;
- energy demand management and renewable energy supply in high performance communities;
- alternative motor fuels.

Sustainable surface transport
- CIVITAS dissemination and best practice transfer action;
- new concepts for trans-European rail freight services;
- motorways of the sea;
- EU coordination and promotion forum on intermodal passenger travel;
- knowledge base for intermodal passenger travel;
- vessel data management;
- infrastructure cost allocation methods;
- contractual relationships.

To see the full details of the call, please consult the following web address:
Aeronautics and space
http:///fp6.cordis.lu/fp6/ca ll_details.cf m?CALL_ID=223


'Sustainable energy systems' and 'Sustainable surface transport'
http:///fp6.cordis.lu/fp6/ca ll_details.cf m?CALL_ID=224
Remarks: The deadlines for submitting proposal documents are 4.11.2005 for Aeronautics and space and 22.12.2005 for Sustainable energy systems and Sustainable surface transport.


Before contacting the Commission, proposers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Union at the reference below.

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