TENtec is the European Commission's information system set up to coordinate and support the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) policy. TENtec has two pillars:
- Policy-related: TENtec stores and manages technical, geographical and financial data. This is analysed and used in the management of TEN-T, as well as political decision-making linked to TEN-T and the related funding programme, the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).
- Grant management: TENtec is used in the grant management workflow, from proposal submission to the issuing of grant agreements, which is overseen by the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA).
TENtec also enables the European Commission to compile information and create timely reports and maps. This benefits all parties involved in TEN-T policy and project implementation, providing greater transparency, data quality and a systematic up-to-date overview of the policy developments, the budget execution and the technical implementation for each TEN-T/CEF project.
TENtec is developed in close cooperation with Member States and key stakeholders - and acts as bridge for transport modelling needs, such as future policy and budgetary scenarios and the mapping of TEN-T/CEF co-funded projects as well as alternative fuel infrastructure and secure and safe parking areas.TENtec also plays an integral role in the Core Network Corridor studies, providing vital data collection services and compliance maps.
The TENtec Public Portal provides timely information to the public (citizens and professionals) through interactive maps, a map library, and various audiovisual elements. This Public Portal provides a systematic and comprehensive overview of the European Commission's work in relation to TEN-T and is intended to raise awareness of the benefits of TEN-T policy among EU citizens.
Private Portal Modules
OMC (Open Method of Coordination-platform): collects and continuously updates technical and financial data for the entire TEN-T on a section basis. The platform can be used to create interactive multi-functional maps, including thematic layers and base maps, to search, and to export maps. The OMC also allows a shared workspace for the input and validation of data in close collaboration with Member States.
iReport: used for collection of financial data on previous TEN-T Priority Projects to generate the annual “Progress Report on the implementation of Priority Projects”. The iReport allows a shared workspace for the input and validation of data in close collaboration with Member States.