Call: EU grants for small-scale online media: supporting high-quality news products and tackling fake news
|Acronym||DG CONNECT- digital single market|
|Type of Fund||Others|
|Description of programme
"Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology"
DG CONNECT is the Commission department responsible to develop a digital single market to generate smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe and carries out the Commission's policies on:
|Link||Link to Programme|
EU grants for small-scale online media: supporting high-quality news products and tackling fake news
|Description of call |
"EU grants for small-scale online media: supporting high-quality news products and tackling fake news"
The objective of this call is to support the EU strategy to tackle disinformation by providing funding to specific research projects on disinformation.
The activities covered by the Pilot Project will be:
1. Analysis and detection of harmful disinformation campaigns at national/regional level and their impact on society and democracy;
2. Expose disinformation campaigns, including their impact on society and democracy;
3. Media literacy activities at national/regional level.
|Link||Link to Call|
|Thematic Focus||Research & Innovation, Technology Transfer & Exchange|
|Funding area|| EU Member States
|Origin of Applicant|| EU Member States |
|Eligible applicants||Research Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, NGO / NPO, Public Services, Start Up Company, University, Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), Education and Training Centres|
|Project Partner Details||In order to be eligible, a proposal must submitted by a consortium|
|Project duration min||12 months|
|Project duration max||15 months|
|Type of Funding||Grants|
|Financial details|| Total budget: 2,2 million € |
Amount per project: max. 315 000 €
The Commission expects to fund up to 7 proposals
Co-financing rate: max. 75%
|Submission|| Via Post to: |
European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology Unit I.4 Media convergence and Social media
Avenue du Bourget, 1
B-1140 BRUSSELS (Evere),
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