AI4Debunk Consortium

The AI4Debunk project brings together an interdisciplinary consortium, encompassing a wide range of disciplines – from sociologists and media professionals to software developers and AI and ML experts, with the goal of covering the whole scope of disinformation processes in a comprehensive way.

Universities and research organisations

Think tanks, NGOs & Foundations

Public companies, industry and SMEs

Media companies

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Our Partners

Led by the University of Latvia as the project coordinator, AI4Debunk’s consortium comprises 14 organisations from 8 different European countries.
The University of Latvia (UL) consistently retains the position of the national, leading and most influential higher education institution in Latvia. In terms of the total number of students, the UL is also the largest university in the country. Scientific activity at the UL takes place both in faculties and scientific institutes. The UL conducts research in more than 50 research areas, including natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, technical sciences and medicine.
EURACTIV Bulgaria is a Brussels-based company, owner of the website and part of the EURACTIV network. EURACTIV Bulgaria was launched in September 2019 with the objective of providing free, trustworthy and quality information about the EU and its member countries, on external and domestic affairs, including investigative journalism.
Pilot4DEV (P4D) is an independent NGO/Think Tank which connects stakeholders with pilot development initiatives in the areas of Resilience, Governance, Conflicts/Stability, Climate Change, Cities, Gender Equality and more generally the implementation of SDGs. It gathers enthusiastic personalities, active organisations and pioneering initiatives.
Internews Ukraine (IUA) is one of the biggest agencies in Ukraine’s non-governmental sector. Established in 1996, it has been working tirelessly to implement projects that strengthen the professional capacities of media organisations, increase media literacy, support social journalism, new media, and media rights. One of the key directions of IUA’s work is the implementation of informational campaigns on social issues, media production, PR and communications support, training and consulting. IUA’s mission lies in strengthening European values in Ukraine through developing its media sector.
The Institute of Research on Population and Social Policies (IRPPS) is an Interdisciplinary Research Institute of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR), belonging to the Social Sciences, Humanities and Cultural Heritage department. Its research areas are: social informatics and technology assessment, population dynamics, migration policies and dynamics, social and demographic behaviour, gender studies, welfare, social integration, research, innovation and training policies, teaching and public communication of science, globalisation, and electronic health care.
The Media Integration and Communication Center (MICC) at the University of Florence (UNIFI) was established by the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research at the University of Florence in 2001 as a Center of Excellence in the area of new media. The MICC works as an interdisciplinary centre for advanced research in the fields of computer vision, multimedia technologies applied to smart environments, natural interaction, Internet Based Applications and artificial intelligence.
The National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT) is a non-profit consortium, established in 1995, bringing together 42 public Italian universities to perform research, innovation and education/training activities in the field of Information and Communication Technology. CNIT operates 50 Research Units and 7 National Laboratories. The innovation and technology transfer of research results towards end-users and industry is a primary mission for CNIT.
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) is the national supercomputing centre in Spain. It is specialised in high performance computing and manages MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, located in the Torre Girona chapel. Its research focuses on four fields: Computer Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth Sciences and Computer Applications in Science and Engineering.
DOTSOFT SA is a dynamic Greek SME providing services in Information and Communications Technology. Customers include government institutions, multinational corporations, public administrations and multinational companies, research and academic institutes. DOTSOFT designs, develops, supports and promotes software ICT applications using state-of-the-art, integrated technology. Their main objective is to provide reliable, trustworthy, integrated ICT solutions in the areas of mobility, e-health, IoT technologies, e-transport, energy and sensor management systems, using technology innovation and successful project management and combining tailored services and products.

The Information, Signal and Artificial Intelligence (ISIA) Lab of the University of Mons focuses on applied machine learning and divides its activities in four main axes: Smart Agents, Immersive Worlds, Computational Health and Wild World. These axes cover respectively human-agent interaction and collaborative systems, XR oriented applications, healthcare and medical data/signals domains and industrial applications. The ISIA Lab is part of the NUMEDIART – Institute for New Media Art Technology, which it initiated in 2010. It is also a founding member (2020) of the TRAIL – Interuniversity Research Institute in Artificial Intelligence.

The National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) was established by the Colleges Act in 1845 and was first known as Queens College Galway, becoming National University of Ireland, Galway in 1997. The NUIG has earned national and international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top-quality teaching. It has a growing international profile for its research in five thematic areas: Enhancing policy and society; Enriching creativity and culture; Improving health and wellbeing; Realising potential through data and enabling technologies and Sustaining our planet and people.
The University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (HU) is a vocational university located in Utrecht, Netherlands. It provides education for students and professionals aged 17-67. HU is known for its research activities, with a focus on applied research that contributes to the development of innovative solutions for real-world problems, collaborating closely with industry partners, government agencies, and non-profit organisations to ensure that its research is relevant and impactful.
Innovative Power (IP) is a foundation, which connects together stakeholders around innovation projects from a strong social commitment. IP has enough knowledge to be the innovation itself, but also to help companies turn their ideas into reality.
F6S is a leading global founder and startup network that helps public sector entities around the world to promote, communicate and disseminate technical and research projects. F6S stands for F-ounder-S. Our mission is to help founders and startups grow to solve the world’s pressing social, economic, environmental, sustainability and innovation problems. In addition to F6S’ work with governmental entities, we also work with corporates, investors, research institutions, programs, universities and others in the global startup ecosystem. F6S tools deliver company growth through grants, partnerships, funding, investment, pilot contracts, partnerships, jobs & talent recruitment and company services.