ERA-NET Cofund Urban Accessibility and Connectivity (ENUAC)

ERA-NET Cofund Urban Accessibility and Connectivity (ENUAC)

The ERA-NET Cofund Urban Accessibility and Connectivity (ENUAC) invites researchers, cities, municipalities, businesses, civil society and other stakeholders to build transnational consortia to create challenge-driven innovation and research projects that address the challenges of sustainable urban passenger mobility, freight, transport and connectivity as integral and essential parts of sustainable urban development.

Aim of the call

The ERA-NET Cofund Urban Accessibility and Connectivity (ENUAC) call for proposals aims at creating and testing new solutions and approaches for sustainable urban mobility. With this shared ambition, 16 countries are pooling resources to implement a series of calls for research and innovation projects as well as accompanying measures to create highest impact. The joint calls and actions will focus on measures to improve urban accessibility and connectivity for all groups of society while moving towards more sustainable urban mobility systems.

Projects within this call are expected to be co-creative and have strong stakeholder participation already from the start. The research should be based on actual urban challenges and the results should lead to new approaches, tools, instruments, insights and knowledge that will bring stakeholders closer to sustainable urban accessibility and connectivity. The project results are expected to make a clear contribution to the realisation of relevant urban, regional, national and European transport policy objectives that can help cities, urban residents, communities, businesses and institutions make the most use of new developments in urban mobility.

> Read more about the early stages of the call here

Call topics

The call is divided into five challenges that need to be responded in order to move towards realising sustainable urban accessibility and connectivity for all, taking advantage of current solutions and approaches. Each proposal must be attached to at least one challenge but may be related to several challenges if it is focussed on a crosscutting subject or an issue that is at the frontier of several

Challenge 1: Evolving solutions for an integrated approach on sustainable urban physical mobility and transport, land use and digital connectivity
Challenge 2: Develop and support the implementation of innovative mobility systems and services with a potential to contribute to sustainable urban mobility
Challenge 3: Transform and re-organise urban spaces to pave the ground for sustainable urban mobility and accessibility at local level, from the street scale to the district
Challenge 4: Develop effective policy options for achieving a shift towards sustainable urban accessibility and connectivity
Challenge 5: Change behaviours and perspectives towards sustainable urban accessibility and connectivity

Learn more in the call text

Downloads

> ENUAC Projects Catalogue

> Guidelines, logotypes, templates page

Projects

A total of 86 proposals were successfully submitted in the first evaluation phase and from these a total of 37 were invited for the full proposal stage. During fall 2020 these proposals have been assessed by an expert panel and the national funding agencies agreed on a list of 15 proposals selected for funding. The projects will start beginning of 2021 and continue until 2024:

ASAP – Awaken Sleeping Assets Project

CATAPULT – PoliCies for inclusive, demand-oriented and target group-specific automated mobility solutions for cities

COCOMO – COmpeting and COmplementary MObility solutions in urban contexts

DyMoN – Dynamic Mobility Nudge: Shaping sustainable urban mobility behaviour with real-time, user-generated and public open data

EASIER – Seamless sustainable everyday urban mobility

EX-TRA – EXperimenting with city streets to TRAnsform urban mobility

GeoSence – Geofencing strategies for implementation in urban traffic management and planning

ITEM – Inclusive Transition towards Electric Mobility

JUSTICE – Joining Urban morphology, Spatio-Temporal and socio-cognitive accessibility for an Inclusive City Environment

MyFairShare – Individual Mobility Budgets as a Foundation for Social and Ethical Carbon Reduction

SmartHubs – Smart Mobility Hubs as Game Changers in Transport

SORTEDMOBILITY – Self-Organized Rail Traffic for the Evolution of Decentralized MOBILITY

TAP for uncertain futures – Using Triple Access Planning to Enhance Urban Accessibility and Connectivity in the Face of Deep Uncertainty

TuneOurBlock – Transforming urban quarters to human scale environments

WalkUrban – Walkable Urban Neighbourhoods – Freeing up Potential for Sustainable and Active Travel by Improving Walking and its Connections with Public Transport

>> Learn more about the projects

Documents

> Call text
> Template for Pre-proposals
> Template for the budget and the funding demand
> Submission Guidelines for Applicants
> Full Proposal Form
> Guidelines for 2nd step submission
>National Forms for Full Proposal Phase for NWO, ESRC, Innoviris and ANR
> List of national contact points
> FAQ
> Materials from the kick-off event on 10 may 2021

Timeline

Call opening 17 December 2019
Pre-proposal deadline 17 March 2020
Invitations to submit full proposal May 2020
Full proposal deadline: 22 September 2020
Funding decisions announced December 2020
Start of projects December 2020-March 2021
Projects end 2024

Events in this call

See previous events here.

LinkedIn group
In addition to events and webinars, we wish to welcome interested actors to the LinkedIn group “Networking in ERA-NET Cofund Urban Accessibility and Connectivity” for self-organised networking and matchmaking. This is a group where you can continue to explore the possibilities for developing and submitting a joint call proposal together with more stakeholders or find possible future partners before the matchmaking event. Find the group here. 

Call secretariat

If you have questions please contact the Call Secretariat:

Agence Nationale de la Recherche,
Aurélien Gaufrès and/or Pascal Bain
E-mail: enuac@anr.fr

Funding Agencies and national contact points

List of national contact points

Country Partner
Austria FFG
BMVIT
Belgium F.R.S-FNRS

FWO

HermesFond

IrsiB

Cyprus RPF
Denmark IFD
France ANR
Germany DLR

BMBF

Italy MIUR
Latvia VIAA
The Netherlands NWO
Norway RCN
Poland NCN
Romania UEFISCDI
Slovenia ARRS
Sweden Formas

SWEA

Vinnova

Turkey Tübitak
United Kingdom ESRC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FAQ

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