Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)

Source: Europa Nu.

The Innovation & Networks Executive Agency (INEA) manages infrastructure and research projects in the fields of transport, energy and telecommunications.

Specifically this means the following EU programmes:

  • Connecting Europe Facility (€30bn in funding): transport, energy and digital telecommunications
  • 2 strands (€7bn in funding) of the EU's main research funding programme, Horizon 2020:
    • Smart green and integrated transport
    • Secure, clean and efficient energy

INEA is the successor of the TEN-T EA (Trans-European Transport Network Executive Agency) and started to operate on 1st January 2014.