The subject matter of the contract is to provide core service platform of a digital service infrastructure which will serve fact-checkers and academic researcher with expertise in the field of online disinformation, and open to collaboration with media organisations and media literacy practitioners. In order to contribute to a deeper understanding of the relevant actors, vectors, tools, methods, dissemination dynamics, prioritised targets and impact on society (call reference: Smart 2019/1087).

The platform will advance the development of an EU market of fact-checking services, increase the scientific knowledge available on online disinformation and support public authorities in charge of monitoring digital media and developing new policies.

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