Support actions that reinforce and develop EC policies in the field of transport, particularly in the context of the White Paper 'European Transport Policy for 2010: Time to Decide'. The aim is to promote efficient, safe, secure and environmentally friendly mobility and to create the conditions for a competitive industry generating growth and jobs.
Co-financing is limited to between 10% and 50% of eligible costs (except for transport security where it can be up to 80% of costs). Contributions in kind are not regarded as eligible costs.
The Mobility and Transport Directorate General supports operations reinforcing and developing its policies in the field of transport, particularly in the context set in the White Paper European Transport policy for 2010: time to decide and its mid-term review Keep Europe moving adopted in June 2006.
Applications will not be considered for a grant if the applicants are in any of the following situations:
- They are bankrupt or being wound up, are having their affairs administered by the courts, have entered into an arrangement with creditors, have suspended business activities, are the subject of proceedings concerning those matters, or are in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure provided for in national legislation or regulations.
- They have been convicted of an offence concerning professional misconduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata.
- They have been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authority can justify.
- They have not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions or the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which they are established or with those of the country of the contracting authority or those of the country where the contract is to be performed.
- They have been the subject of a judgement which has the force of res judicata for fraud, corruption, involvement in a criminal organisation or any other illegal activity detrimental to the Communities' financial interests.
- Following another procurement procedure or grant procedure financed by the Community budget, they have been declared to be in serious breach of contract for failure to comply with their contractual obligations.
- They are faced with a conflict of interest.
- They have been guilty of misrepresentation in supplying the information required or have failed to supply this information.
Available to organisations based in an EU Member State. Applications are accepted from any sector providing they are competent, both financially and technically, to complete a proposed project.
Categories and areas of operation are given in individual Calls for Proposals.
Applications are made in response to Calls for Proposals issued in the Official Journal of the European Union and on the DG Mobility and Transport website.
Details of Calls for Proposals are given in the Calls section of this report.
Link to guidelines and annual work programme: http://ec.europa.eu/transport/facts-fundings/grants_en