Connecting Europe Facility-Transport

graph_coverpage_highres.pngThe Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport  is a funding instrument that supports projects aimed at building new transport infrastructure in Europe or rehabilitating and​​ upgrading the existing one. It supports cr​oss-border projects and projects aimed at removing bottlenecks or bridging missing links in various sections of the Core and Comprehensive network. Other priorities such as traffic management systems, innovation in transport systems, reduction of environmental impact in transport, enhancing energy efficiency and increasing safety are also being supported. 
 
Further information on the Connecting Europe Facility- Transport may be found on the Innovative and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) website:
  


CEF Transport call for proposals

 

The 2019 CEF Transport Call for Proposals was published on 5 December 2018. The call has an indicative budget of €100 million for project proposals in the transport sector addressing the following 2 priorities:

1.   Projects on the TEN-T Comprehensive network including actions concerning the removal of bottlenecks on the road network and connections to and the development of maritime ports (€65 million);

2.      Reduction of rail freight noise (€35 million).

Further information can be found on the INEA website:

https://ec.europa.eu/inea/en/connecting-europe-facility/cef-transport/apply-funding/2019-cef-transport-call-proposals

Applications for funding under this call should be submitted electronically between 8 January 2019 and 24 April 2019 at 17:00:00 Brussels time.

Applications should obtain the Member State approval before final submission. The full and complete application form is to be submitted to the Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital projects (MTIP) no later than 30 March 2019.

A web-streaming information day on the call will take place on 17 January 2019. Further details can be found on the following link:

https://ec.europa.eu/inea/en/news-events/events/2019-cef-transport-call-virtual-info-day​

 


 

Member State Approval 
 

It is to be noted that all project submissions require EU Member State approval. In the case of Malta, the signatory is the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital projects.

The full and complete application form is to be submitted to the Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects (MTIP) no later than 3 weeks prior to the deadline of submission of the projects to INEA.

The MTIP may request further clarifications and/or request meetings with the project applicant. 

NB: The Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects may refuse to provide Member State approval if the application form is not fully provided and completed on time. ​