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Webinar: AI to the rescue in combatting fake news

The webinar will be addressing an increasingly important battle - news desks versus misinformation and fake news. In 2018, the Commission launched a detailed Action Plan against Disinformation. Recently, the European Digital Media Observatory started as part of that plan. 

We will be asking news desks and fact-checkers on how they check news stories and the tools at their disposal.

The Inspiration Journey on Fake News on 7 October is part of a series of digital events by MediaMotorEurope – the EU funded project helping startups and scaleups develop deep tech solutions for the media of tomorrow.


Open call 2

 

Are you a deep-tech innovator with solutions for the media and creative industries?
Apply now for MediaMotorEurope!

MediaMotorEurope (MME), a mentoring programme supported by Startup Europe, is looking for 20 high-potential European deep-tech innovators who can target today’s most relevant media industry challenges.

Applications are open to the second MME open call: European startups and scaleups are invited to apply on F6S until 30 October 2020 at 17:00 CET!


Who are the 20 startups and scale-ups joining the MME?

The first Open Call results for MediaMotorEurope are out! Who are the 20 startups and scale-ups joining the mentoring program?

The first MediaMotorEurope open call for startups was launched on the 18th of May and closed on the 17th of July 2020, with 145 expressions of interest and 86 submitted applications. The evaluation process was not easy, given the high quality of the applications, but 20 innovators were selected for the first support cycle.


The results from the Open Call 1

 

The evaluation of the applications submitted by startups and scale-ups from all over Europe at the Open Call 1 of Media Motor Europe has been completed.

Out of 86 applications submitted by 30 countries, 20 startups from 14 countries, including Bulgaria, were selected to join the MME accelerator six-month program.

An international group of professional mentors and experts will support the program.


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