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CEF – Actions related to sustainable and multimodal mobility – Cohesion envelope – 2021

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) is a key EU funding instrument to promote growth, jobs and competitiveness through targeted infrastructure investment at European level. It supports the development of high performing, sustainable and efficiently interconnected trans-European networks in the fields of transport, energy and digital services.

25 million euro

Appeal framework

Institution European Commission
Sectors Transport
Beneficiaries All beneficiaries
Regions European Union

Countries eligible for the grant:

  • Member States eligible for funding from the Cohesion fund

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Priorities and funded actions


  • To modernise transport infrastructure on the Core and Comprehensive Networks of the TEN-T.


  • Priority 1: to establish major interoperable transport axes interconnecting national networks and facilitating the functionning of the internal market;
  • Priority 2: to optimally use existing infrastructure capacities;
  • Priority 3: to improve the safety and reliability of the network;
  • Priority 3: to foster cohesion and cross-border mobility;
  • Priority 4: to enhance accessibility to peripheral areas of the Union;
  • Priority 5: to enhance an integrated multimodal approach aiming at shifting a considerable part of transport that currently takes place by road towards more sustainable transport modes;
  • Priority 6: to increase the capacity and performance of rail, inland waterways and short sea shipping infrastructure;
  • Priority 7: to contribute to a more balanced modal distribution;
  • Priority 8: to reduce the negative environmental impacts of transport, in particular as regards GHG emissions.

Among financed action

  • Studies and works to improve accessibility for all users, especially for passengers with reduced mobility;
  • Actions located in an urban node of the Core Network in line with Annex II part 1;
  • Actions allowing for the connection with available long-distance tarnsport modes.

Additional information

  • This call for proposals is an open call for proposals.


  • Be legal entities (public or private bodies);
  • Be established in one of the Member States eligible for funding from the Cohesion Fund.
  • Amount of the grant: 25 million euro
  • Co-financing rate: up to 60%

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