DNI Funded Projects

The DNI Innovation Fund has awarded more than €50m to more than 250 Projects in 27 European countries. Take a closer look at some of the projects from the first two rounds of DNI funding.

Featured Projects

Verlag Der Tagesspiegel

Tagesspiegel Causa

Tagesspiegel Causa is a website that maps debates. Using innovative software, Tagesspiegel Causa engages its op-ed writers in systematizing the arguments that constitute the debate in which they’re participating.

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Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Companion App

NZZ Companion App is an engaging and entertaining ‘digital companion’ with the aim to empower the consumer; providing them with personalized news and services based on usage situation, location, and interest.

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Telling Stories in 360°

Creating the first fully-integrated 360° workflow in an international media group, euronews will deliver regular VR news content to the global audience for its language services.

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VRappr: The VR Collaboration Platform for Newsrooms

There is a lot of excitement around VR right now. Big media companies have already invested resources into VR. Some of them have established dedicated VR teams and have bought the necessary equipment to produce VR/360 content. However, what about individual journalists or smaller newsrooms who want to experiment with VR/360 content? Often, smaller newsrooms neither have the time nor the money to heavily invest into experimenting with a new medium.

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Elemedia S.p.A. (Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso S.p.A.)

Real Time Sports 4 All

This project is our answer to the needs of any sport's newsroom or publisher for an efficient and effective management of multiple data sources and for the production of high quality real time sport data and contents. This innovative platform will tackle the actual technological barriers, reduce data feed developing cost and create new revenue opportunities.

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N Press, s.r.o.


There is no open source tool set for digital publishers that will help them understand and monetize their audience better.

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Stadsporten Citygate AB (Citygate)

Death announcements in the digital age

How to renew death announcements and honoring the memory of our closest in the digital age – and continuing a long tradition of local news media.

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Alberto Pereira


At a time of a growing gap between citizens and public governance and of a growing struggle of public institutions to maintain legitimacy, it is imperative to shorten that gap, and the simplification of the communication of public governance decisions is one of the most important factors in accomplishing this.

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Europa Press Comunicacion S.A.

Open Data News Platform

Open data is a tremendous resource which remains largely untapped in the news ecosystem. Combining the elements of (i) open data, (ii) related news, and (iii) smart, creative journalism to develop an “Open Data News Platform”, which is oriented towards collaboration and user-generated content, and is continuously improved by the community it serves.

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Politibot Innovación, S.L.


To build a bot platform which journalists, companies and news outlets could use to engage with their audiences, personalize their experience and extract value from them.

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