Research Calls

CEDR Transnational Road Research Programme Call 2016

This is the ninth transnationally funded research programme carried out under the CEDR Transnational Road Research Programme. The Call for Proposals was published on 14 December 2016 with a deadline for submissions of 14 March 2017, 12:00 CET. The participating CEDR members are Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Finland, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden and the United Kingdom. These road administrations have committed funding for the research and also provide experts for the selection and technical management of the projects. The total budget for the programme is EUR3.07 million.

The Call is being managed on behalf of CEDR by Rijkswaterstaat in the Netherlands: this includes organising the Call for Proposals, programme coordination, financial governance and general project management.

The three themes of the CEDR Call 2016 are:

  • Environmentally Sustainable Roads: Surface- and Groundwater Quality
  • Biodiversity - Conflicts along the Road: Invasive Species and Biodiversity
  • Safety

The publication details are:

Tender name: Three applied research programmes covering the topics safety biodiversity and water quality alongside roads

System ID: 124378

Tender reference: 31124507

TenderNed link:

Submission instructions can be downloaded from the TenderNed link above. Note that interested parties must register using the “online registration” button in order to download the documents. For more information on how to register and bid in TenderNed, see

This Contract Notice can also be viewed on the Supplement to the OJEU via the TED (Tenders Electronic Daily) website at the following link:

(Service Contract: 443600-2016).

Information on the CEDR Transnational Research Programme is available at