ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures (ENSUF)

Due date: Pre-proposal deadline: 15 March 2016; Full proposal deadline: 20 Sep 2016
Funding limit: €24.5 M

JPI Urban Europe’s fourth call – the ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures (ENSUF) – supported by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme, is now open for pre-proposals.

Three call topics are defined:

  • Concepts and strategies for smart urban transformation, growth and shrinkage
  • New dynamics of public services
  • Inclusive, vibrant and accessible urban communities.

Application process

This Call invites proposals for collaborative transnational projects. Each proposal must be submitted by a project consortium consisting of at least three eligible applicants from at least three ENSUF participating countries. Guidance for applicants intending to include a UK component to their consortium is included below along with an FAQ document for UK applicants.


A total amount of public funding of maximum 23.8 million € will be provided by national and regional funding agencies from 18 European countries, including support from Horizon 2020.

Full details can be found on the Urban Europe website.