Grants include support to foster cross-border collaboration across news media, through grants under Creative Europe. These grants aim to stimulate the testing of viable business models, developing business and editorial standards and training and mobility of professionals. Support to innovative applications for media is offered through Horizon Europe.
1. Journalism partnerships
A call for proposals was published on 14 June. Grants will support sector-wide, cross-border collaboration among news media organisations across Europe. Interested consortia can focus on business transformation and/or journalistic projects.
Deadline: 26 August 2021
"Innovation for media"
2. Innovation for Media, including eXtended Reality (IA)
A call for proposals was published under Horizon Europe on 22 June. Grants will support projects focusing on innovation for Media, including eXtended Reality.
Deadline: 21 October 2021
This project Stars4Media facilitates the mobility of young media professionals and cross-border cooperation between these professionals and media outlets. The project started on 1 January 2021 and is run by a consortium led by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).
EU support: €2,100,000