LT-Innovate Launches the 2nd LT-Innovate Summit on 26 - 27 June 2013 - Towards the Multilingual Digital Single Market

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LT-Innovate, the forum for Europe’s Language Technology Industry, is opening the doors again for the 2nd LT-Innovate Summit ( on 26 - 27 June 2013. Just as being the capital of Europe, Brussels will be the meeting point for all key players of the Language Technology Industry gathered at the Thon Hotel.

LT-Innovate, The Forum for Europe's Language Technology Industry

Language Technology vendors focusing on new trends and technologies such as speech, translation, and intelligent content will be present at the LT-Innovate Summit.

The event will facilitate cooperation between LT players and other stakeholders like investors, buyers (from sectors such as healthcare, publishing, Finance ...), policy makers that operate in new sectors such as big data and semantics.

Jochen Hummel, Chairman of LT-Innovate and CEO of ESTeam, stated that reaching the goal of a powerful language infrastructure to make content accessible to anybody, anywhere and in any language, which is known as the European Language Cloud, will be the basis of the event.

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The LT Summit will include discussion panels and Innovation Partnering Focus Sessions with the spotlight on current related topics to the state and development of the LT Industry such as big data, data cloud and data mining. Additionally, 30 companies will be selected to compete for the LT-Innovate Award 2013.

About LT Innovate – The Forum of Europe’s Language Technology Industry

LT-Innovate gathers top executives of European companies developing products using intelligent content, speech and translation technologies. LT-Innovate was founded in January 2012. As of April 2013, it gathers 150 LT suppliers in 24 countries, as well as several dozens of other LT stakeholders. The European Language Technology industry generated an aggregate turnover of 19.3 bn € in 2011. LT is a very dynamic industry, with a yearly growth rate in excess of 10%.

LT-Innovate provides a collaborative platform through which members can:

  • Stay informed with latest news, views and developments in the European LT industry
  • Gain access to market analysts who will provide concrete data on the LT industry and forecast future trends
  • Engage in discussions, identify opportunities and solve problems through collaborating in industry-driven Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
  • Provide collective feedback to policy makers at national and European level to shape future policies and programmes.

Become a member?

The benefits of becoming a member of LT-Innovate are immense and have an intensive impact on the business development of each company. The forum is co-financed by the European commission with the aim to offer companies the opportunity to influence the future direction of the LT Industry towards high value and huge potential.
All participants are regularly updated about latest news, views and developments in the European LT Industry. Furthermore, access to market analysis is guaranteed which provide members with concrete data and future forecasts. A promotion and PR services is also available free of charges to members.

Press Contacts:

Philippe Wacker
Secretary General - phw(at)lt-innovate(dot)eu

Myrna Rodríguez-Hausséguy
Communication Coordinator - mrh(at)lt-innovate(dot)eu

Award Contacts:
Adeline Kloosterman - akl(at)lt-innovate(dot)eu
Mareike Thomas - mth(at)lt-innovate(dot)eu

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