DNI Fund Projects

The DNI Fund has awarded more than €140m to 662 projects in 30 European countries. Take a closer look at some of the projects.

Innovation Stories

Battling Misinformation

Trend Recognition for The Listening Center: Breaking the filter bubble

The Listening Center’s Trend Recognition Module developed social listening tools that allow journalists to identify breaking stories before they go viral.

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Boosting Digital Revenues

REMP by Dennik N: Creating sustainable models for independent journalism

REMP is an open source toolkit for subscription that helps journalists determine which content their audiences are prepared to pay for and to manage loyal readers relationship

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Telling Local Stories

The Bureau Local: Helping local news have more impact

Bureau Local is bringing together journalists and volunteers to amplify local stories at a national level.

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Exploring New Technologies

The Enemy: Using VR to disrupt the news

The Enemy uses VR and AR to make the news a fully interactive experience.

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Austria NIMEH & Partners


Monetised network of fresh original content aimed at millennial consumers

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United Kingdom PinkNews

The Pink News Advocacy Platform (Round 5)

After reading a news article or watching a video on an issue they care about, readers rarely find a concrete, immediate way to take action. At the moment, all they can really do is comment, share or like. The PinkNews Advocacy Platform is for readers who want to do more, to connect them to charities and activists who are striving to change the world, offering them a number of unique actions to take after consuming content.

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Italy News 3.0 SpA


A collaborative platform empowering online information

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Spain eldiario.es


Collective intelligence for funding independent media

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Belgium LA PRESSE.be – Alliance des médias d’information


Collaboration based focus on user engagement

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Austria Russmedia Digital

Gamification + Blockchain (Round 5)

The Blockchain has more potential for revolutionising a wide berth of activities for businesses than has yet been shown. When it comes to commerce, the integration of gamification techniques promise to go a step further in improving data collection, understanding user preferences, and ultimately capitalizing on this information. These leaps represent a tremendous advantage for developing more sustainable outreach efforts that are far more quantifiable all while delivering more targeted results. This Project aims to combine gamification with transparent and safe Blockchain technology for all future journalistic on- and offline transactions.

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SPARK IT (Round 5)

Current trends show that solutions-oriented content is already part of the positive future of news media, but limited resources and investment capacities are still obstacles. Spark IT screens the websites of partners, translates them and makes them available to all media partners. With this content, media can create their own dedicated sections and monetise them.

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