Announcement: 15 projects recommended for funding in the ERA-NET Cofund Urban Accessibility and Connectivity

The 23 national funding agencies, from 16 countries, in the ERA-NET Urban Accessibility and Connectivity (ENUAC) have agreed on a list of 15 projects recommended for funding to start beginning of 2021.

The ERA-NET Cofund Urban Accessibility and Connectivity (ENUAC) was opened late 2019 and invited 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.

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 the fall these proposals have been assessed by an expert panel and the national funding agencies have now agreed on a list of 15 proposals selected for funding*. The projects will start beginning of 2021 and continue until 2024.

*Some national funders take the final decision when funding the selected projects. Your project will be considered as funded provided that all parties receive funding from the respective national funder.

The recommended projects:

ASAP – Awaken Sleeping Assets Project
Project Coordinator: Austrian Mobility Research | AMOR (AT); Project Partners: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna | BOKU (AT), Fraunhofer Institut für Materialfluss und Logistik (DE), Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg – Behörde für Wirtschaft und Innovation (DE), Incharge GmbH (DE), Association pour la Recherche et le Developement des Methodes et Processus Industriels -Centre de Gestion Scientifique | ARMINES (FR), L’agence mobile de messagerie ecolologique | Fluids (FR), Orange S.A (FR), Stockholms stad (SE), Stockholm Vattenoch Avfall (SE)

CATAPULT – PoliCies for inclusive, demand-oriented and target group-specific automated mobility solutions for cities
Project Coordinator: AustriaTech (AT); Project Partners: FACTUM (AT), RISE (SE), KU Leuven (BE)

COCOMO – COmpeting and COmplementary MObility solutions in urban contexts
Project Coordinator: Utrecht University (NL); Project Partners: Lund University (SE), University of Leeds (GB)

DyMoN – Dynamic Mobility Nudge: Shaping sustainable urban mobility behaviour with real-time, user-generated and public open data
Project Coordinator: Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (AT); Project Partners: University of Salzburg – Department of Geoinformatics (AT), Uppsala University – Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering (Civil Engineering and Built Environment, SE), Ecollective, (SE), City of Salzburg (AT), Sustainability InnoCenter (SE), Trafficon – Traffic Consultants GmbH (DE).

EASIER – Seamless sustainable everyday urban mobility
Project Coordinator: DTU-Technical University of Denmark (DK); Project Partners: METRO – Metro Company of Copenhagen (DK), RH (Capital Region of Denmark, DK), NTNU-Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NO), Lund University (SE), DLR-German Aerospace Centre – Transport (DE), TUK-Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (DE), DIFU-German Institute of Urban Affairs (DE)

EX-TRA – EXperimenting with city streets to TRAnsform urban mobility
Project Coordinator: University of Amsterdam (UvA, NL); Project Partners: Technical University of Munich (TUM, DE), Green City EXPERIENCE GmbH (DE), Ghent University (BE), Politecnico di Milano (IT), University of Westminster (GB), Transport for London (GB)

GeoSence – Geofencing strategies for implementation in urban traffic management and planning
Project Coordinator: Lindholmen Science Park AB (CLOSER, SE); Project Partners: RISE (SE), City of Gothenburg (SE), City of Gothenburg (SE), Chalmers University of Technology (SE), Technische Universität Dresden (DE), City of Munich (DE), SINTEF Community avd Trondheim (NO), Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA, NO), University of Westminster (GB)

ITEM – Inclusive Transition towards Electric Mobility
Project Coordinator: Institute of Transport Economics (NO); Project Partners: Utrecht University (NL), University of Oxford (GB), Adam Mickiewicz University (PL), Heksagon Research (PL)

JUSTICE – Joining Urban morphology, Spatio-Temporal and socio-cognitive accessibility for an Inclusive City Environment
Project Coordinator: LIVE (Laboratoire Image Ville Environnement) – University of Strasbourg (FR); Project Partners: UCLouvain – CREAT (BE), Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) – IGEAT (BE), Konya Metropolitan Municipality (KMM, TR), Sport and social sciences Laboratory (E3S) – University of Strasbourg (FR), STIB-MIVB (BE), Collectif Accessibilité Wallonie Bruxelles (CAWaB, BE), Necmettin Erbakan Universitesi (TR) 

MyFairShare – Individual Mobility Budgets as a Foundation for Social and Ethical Carbon Reduction
Project Coordinator: AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (AT); Project Partners: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU, AT), German Aerospace Center (DLR, DE), Lorenz Consult (AT), Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LLU, LV), University of Latvia (LV), London School of Economics and Political Science (GB), Institute of Transport Economics (TOI, NO).

SmartHubs – Smart Mobility Hubs as Game Changers in Transport
Project coordinator: University of Twente (NL); Project Partners: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE), TU Munich (DE), University of Münster (DE), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU, AT), University of Bologna (IT), TU Wien -Transport System Planning (AT), TU Wien -Multidisciplinary Design and User Research (MDUR, AT), Taxistop Absl (BE), MO.Point (AT), Lojika Field Labs (TR), Anderlecht Municipality (BE).

 SORTEDMOBILITY – Self-Organized Rail Traffic for the Evolution of Decentralized MOBILITY
Project Coordinator: Université Gustave Eiffel (FR); Project Partners: Société nationale SNCF (FR), Technical University of Denmark (DTU, DK), BaneDanmark (BDK, DK), Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie della Cognizione (ISTC-CNR, IT), Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI, IT), Delft University of Technology (TU Delft, NL)

TAP for uncertain futures – Using Triple Access Planning to Enhance Urban Accessibility and Connectivity in the Face of Deep Uncertainty
Project Coordinator: University of the West of England (GB); Project Partners: Bristol City Council (GB), Transport Scotland (GB), Aberdeen City Council (GB), Mott MacDonald (GB), Radboud University (NL), Nijmegen City Council (NL), City of Utrecht (NL), MuConsult (NL), Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia (SI), City Municipality of Nova Gorica (SI), KTH (SE), Norrköping Municipality (SE), Swedish Transport Administration (SE), University of Cagliari (IT), Cagliari Metropolitan Council (IT) 

TuneOurBlock – Transforming urban quarters to human scale environments
Project Coordinator: TU Wien (AT); Project Partners: AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Center for Mobility Systems (AT), Lorenz Consult (AT), City of Vienna –Department for Urban Planning and Development (AT), Smarter Than Car (AT), Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik gGMBH – Forschungsbereich Mobilität (DIFU, DE), Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS, DE), Changing Cities e.V. (DE), Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts – Anton Melik Geographical Institute (SI).

WalkUrban – Walkable Urban Neighbourhoods – Freeing up Potential for Sustainable and Active Travel by Improving Walking and its Connections with Public Transport
Project Coordinator: ILS – Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development gGmbH (DE); Project Partners: Comune di Genova (IT), Karlstad University (SE), University College London (UCL, GB)


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