Sustainable surface transport - call for proposals

April 4, 2005

Brussels, 01 Apr 2005

The European Commission has published a call for proposals in the area of 'surface transport' under the Sixth Framework Programme's 'Sustainable Surface Transport' activity. This is one of the areas covered by the 'Integrating and strengthening the European research Area' specific programme.

The areas covered by this call are:
- Objective 1: new technologies and concepts for all surface transport modes (road, rail and waterborne);
- Objective 2: advanced design and production techniques;
- Objective 3: re-balancing and integrating different transport modes;
- Objective 4: increasing road, rail and waterborne safety and avoiding traffic congestion.

In specifying the instruments to be used in these areas, the call requests the use of Integrated Projects (IP), Networks of Excellence (NoE), specific targeted research projects (STREP), and coordination actions (CA). Proposers are advised to consult the full call text at the address below in order to find out the particular instruments requested for each area.

The total indicative budget for this call is 150 million euro. To see the call text, please visit: http:///fp6.cordis.lu/fp6/call_details.cf m?CALL_ID=206 Remarks: The deadline for submitting proposal documents is 1.9.2005.

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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