Open now: call for proposals ERA-NET Smart Urban Futures (ENSUF)

17 December 2015

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

  • 15 March 2016 Deadline Submission of pre-proposals
  • March 2016 Eligibility check
  • May 2016 Meeting of Expert Panel to assess pre-proposals
  • May 2016 Invite applicants to submit full proposals
  • 20 September 2016 Deadline Submission of full proposals
  • September 2016 Eligibility check
  • November 2016 Meeting of Expert Panel to assess full proposals
  • December 2016 Funding recommendation by the ENSUF Steering Committee
  • December 2016 Announcement of results to Main Applicants
  • December 2016-March 2017 National funding decisions and contracts completed
  • Start of projects
  • 2017 Kick-off meeting Projects
  • 2018 Mid-term Projects Event
  • 2019 Final Projects Event


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

Source: NWO