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1 An Introduction to EU Funding 5 th June 2008

2 LEPT Coordination Implementation Preparation Dissemination London European Partnership for Transport

3 Local Project Delivery Regional Policy Regional & Local Funding EPOMM Membership Funding Streams 33 London Boroughs TfL, GLA, LDA London Councils DfT EC The London Situation London European Partnership for Transport

4 public transport car walk cycle public transport car 27.2m journeys 31.2m journeys 37% 41% 32% walk cycle 27% 22% 5m extra journeys must be supported by public transport, walking & cycling London European Partnership for Transport

5 European Commission Work Areas EC Work Areas AgricultureEmployment & Social AffsFraud AudiovisualEnergyHumanitarian Aid BudgetEnlargementHuman Rights CompetitionEnterpriseInformation Society ConsumersEnvironmentInternal Market Culture & TourismExternal RelationsJustice & Home Affairs CustomsExternal TradePublic Health DevelopmentFisheriesRegional Policy EconomyFood SafetyResearch & Innovation Education & TrainingForeign & Security PolicyTransport London European Partnership for Transport

6 Work Programmes Competitive Bidding Procedure –IEE 1m – 45 pages & 30 pages of finance –CIVITAS+ 20m – 120 pages & online finance Different Rules for Different Funding Programmes –Variable Levels of Financing –Precise Requirements for Participation (make up of Consortium) London European Partnership for Transport

7 London European Partnership for Transport Stages of Bids (1) Call for Proposals Work Programme Develop Idea Partner Search Confirm Consortium Submit Bid

8 London European Partnership for Transport Stages of Bids (2) Bid Appraisal Contract Negotiation Sign Contracts Start Project Delivery and Evaluation

9 Method of Funding Some R&D at 100% IEE at 75% Most at 50% Needs Match Funding Staged Payments London European Partnership for Transport

10 Consortium Building European Networks –EUROCITIES –POLIS –EPOMM Online Partner Searches –www.managenergy.netwww.managenergy.net Cold Calling London European Partnership for Transport

11 London European Partnership for Transport Upcoming Bids 7th Framework Programme –Transport –Energy –Environment Intelligent Energy Europe II Interreg IV

12 London European Partnership for Transport 7 th Framework (FP7) 4 principal programmes: Cooperation – 32.4bn – working together Ideas - 7.5bn – fundamental research People - 4.7bn - researchers exchange Capacities - 4.2bn – infrastructure 10 themes, including Energy, Environment & Climate Change and Transport & Aeronautics Sustainable surface transport Safer, greener and smarter transport

13 London European Partnership for Transport Intelligent Energy Europe : STEER 730million for Promoting joint procurement of clean and efficient vehicle fleets Promoting use of alternative fuels by public authorities Encouraging modal shift Establishment of travel plans Awareness campaigns for travellers Freight sector as specific target group

14 London European Partnership for Transport Remember…

15 London European Partnership for Transport Ideas…? Would your authority be committed? Do you have the staff time to submit bid? Do you have projects that are innovative? What would the European benefit be? Can you deliver?

16 London European Partnership for Transport Interactive Session 1.Discussion on the different ways of European involvement: –Project –Network –Consultee –Adviser 2.What do you want to achieve by European Partnership? 3.What are the benefits of working with EU Partners? 4.What are the dis-benefits of working with EU Partners? 5.What opportunities does an expanding Europe bring us? 6.How can we learn from Countries with different social / transport conditions than ours?

17 London European Partnership for Transport Activity Youve heard that funds exist for a research and dissemination programme for mobility management. Partners are required to represent Cities in the UK, Scandinavia and the New Member States. The focus is to develop new effective delivery tools in the following areas: Workplace Travel Planning School Travel Sustainable Freight Tourism and Leisure You have 45 minutes to design a project outline from one of these areas.


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