The Transport 2030 Programme is a subsidy programme of the Ministry of Transport to support applied research and innovations in the transport sector. The Programme was approved by the government in September 2022, and the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) is the Programme’s provider and implementer. The Programme will be launched with the announcement of the first public tender in 2023, and the total allocation amounts to approximately CZK 1.95 billion.
What can be funded:
The Programme aims to fund applied research projects, the results of which should have a high potential to be utilised in new approaches, technological procedures and services leading to more substantial social and economic contributions of transport. The Programme covers research and development of the whole transport system and all transport types, i.e. land, water and air transport, including all types of vehicles and transport infrastructure. Subsidies will be available in the context of three specific goals:
- Sustainable, accessible and safe transport
- Automation, digitisation and technologically advanced transport
- Low-emission and eco-friendly transport
Who can apply:
- Enterprises of all sizes, research organisations, organisational units of the state and partially state budget-funded organisations, territorial self-government units
What expenses are eligible for subsidy:
- Staff costs
- Contractual research costs
- Cost of equipment (tools, instruments, technology) in the form of depreciation of tangible fixed assets
- Costs of small tangible and intangible assets
- Overheads and other operating costs, including costs of materials, components and supplies, costs of protection of intellectual property rights
Place of implementation: Anywhere in the Czech Republic, including Prague
Allocated amount: CZK 1.95 billion
Aid intensity: The estimated average aid intensity of the Programme is 75%
Duration of the Programme:
The programming period is set from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2030. The first public tender is to be launched in 2023, with support starting in 2024. The next three public tenders will be launched successively in 2024, 2025 and 2026.
We will keep you up to date on the announcement of the public tenders and their requirements.