VIGILANT is a project funded by the European Research Executive Agency under the Horizon Europe scheme. It is an interdisciplinary effort by a consortium of leading researchers and experts to help police authorities counter illegal online disinformation. Using an ethical-by-design approach, VIGILANT aims to equip the Police Authorities with cutting edge disinformation identification and analysis tools, technology, and knowledge that would make their fight against criminal online content easier and more effective.



Provide a comprehensive set of solutions and tools to equipping Police Authorities with technical capabilities and institutional knowledge to monitor, detect, analyse and address disinformation.


Increase the awareness and capacity to combat illegal content and disinformation online through trainings, manuals, seminars and cutting-edge research.


Establish a European network for officers to share their experience and knowledge and to promote a unified European approach.