The European Commission finalised the evaluation of proposals for the H2020 MSCA-RISE 2019 call. The SUMRISE proposal submitted on 2 April 2019 scored 79.20 out of 100 percent. Due to limited financial resources, the proposal was not selected for funding. Nevertheless, its high quality and good score placed SUMRISE in the first place of the reserve list.
More than 50 percent of the population lives currently in urban areas and numbers are expected to increase to 66 percent by 2050. The Smart Urban Mobility Research & Innovation System Exchange SUMRISE aimed at finding solutions for the urgent need to decarbonise mobility and the transport sector in line with EU strategies through a comprehensive programme of research secondments, training and joint initiatives.
SUMRISE linked a total of 19 key players of 12 countries: seven non-academic partners of which one is a national energy agency, two are municipalities and four are innovation companies; and, 12 academic partners, including 11 Higher Education Institutions and one Research Organization from nine countries and one international HEI from Bangkok.
Among the strengths of the SUMRISE proposal:
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