This Call for Proposals is conducted as an open, competitive procurement process. It is based on trust, common understanding and commitment and on European Law as implemented in Austria. The Guide for Applicants provides general information for applicants (the coordinator of the consortium): technical information is provided in the respective Description of Research Needs (DoRN).
The Call for Proposals involves two separate research programmes covering the following topics:
1: Asset Management and Maintenance
I: Road Asset Management
A) Road equipment asset management
B) Why and how to implement ISO 55000
C) Social benefits and costs
II: Road Maintenance
D) Use of standard ravelling tests to predict pavement durability
E) Recommendations for maintenance procurement by investigating current practices
2: Mobility and ITS
A) Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
B) The journey to High and Full automation
C) The business case for connected and co-operative vehicles
Applicants must use the templates provided in the Downloadcenter (Form A, Form B)
The Guide for Applicants (GfA) provides general information for applicants for both programmes.
Full details of each of these programmes are provided in the respective Descriptions of Research Needs (DoRNs).
Applicants should ensure that proposals are clearly linked to at least one of the objectives defined in the respective DoRN and should clearly state the transnational benefit of the project outcomes.
A draft copy of the Research & Development Service Contract that will be used to form the agreement between the parties has been included. Submission of a proposal implies acceptance of the terms and conditions of the agreement.