Marco Polo programme – Call for proposals 2013
The European Commission adopted on 14 May 2013 a Communication on the Marco Polo programme (2003 – 2013) which helps companies introduce transport services that shift freight off the road and on to more environmentally friendly modes such as short-sea shipping, rail and inland waterways.
The available budget for the 2013 Call is €66.7 million. Special environmentally-friendly maritime projects, inland waterway projects and rail projects with single-wagon loads are priorities in 2013.
Deadline for applications: 23 August 2013
Opening session: September 2013
– Estimated date for Report on Evaluation by Evaluation Committee: November 2013
– Estimated date of notification of applications & start of contract negotiations: December 2013
– Signature of contracts: First half of 2014
Call documents 2013
The European Commission simplifies Marco Polo applications by providing a one-stop-shop for obtaining all the necessary documents and guidance to help potential applicants.