Given decision

ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures

Last day of application: 15/03/2016

Day of decision: 09/02/2017

JPI Urban Europe fourth call – the ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures (ENSUF) – supported by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme, opened December 16, 2015.

Three call topics are defined:
• Concepts and strategies for smart urban transformation, growth and shrinkage
• New dynamics of public services
• Inclusive, vibrant and accessible urban communities

Two-stage procedure
For this call a two-stage procedure will be adopted. In the first stage, consortia are invited to submit pre-proposals. After the submission of the pre-proposals, approximately 50 pre-proposals will be selected. The successful consortia will then be invited to elaborate their ideas to full proposals.

Time schedule
Call open: December 16, 2015
Pre-proposal deadline: March 15, 2016
Invitations for applicants to submit full proposal: May/June 2016
Full proposal deadline: September 20, 2016
Funding decisions announced: December 2016
Start of projects: December 2016–March 2017

A total amount of public funding of maximum 23,8 M€ will be provided by national and regional funding agencies from 18 European countries, including support from Horizon 2020:

Austria (FFG), Belgium (DGO6, Innoviris, FNRS), Cyprus (RPF), Denmark (IFD), France (ANR), Finland (TEKES, AKA), Italy (MIUR), Latvia (VIAA), Lithuania (LMT), The Netherlands (NWO), Norway (RCN), Poland (NCN), Portugal (FCT), Romania (UEFISCDI), Slovenia (ARRS), Sweden  (Formas, Swedish Energy Agency, VINNOVA), Turkey (TÜBITAK), United Kingdom (AHRC, EPSRC, ESCR, Innovate UK).

Contact points of participating funding agencies

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Contact information

Ann Rodenstedt, Formas
Telephone: +46 (0)702 554 94 77

Andréa Råsberg, Vinnova
Telephone: +46 (0)8 473 31 59

Emina Pasic, Energimyndigheten
Telephone: +46 (0)16 544 21 89

The JPI Urban Europe Call Secretariat

Johannes Bockstefl, FFG – Austrian Research Promotion Agency
Telephone: +43 5 77 55 5042

Joanna Komperda, NCN – National Science Centre Poland
Telephone: +48 12 34 19 138

Ann Rodenstedt