(PRWEB UK) 1 July 2013
The second edition of the LT-Innovative Summit, held on 26-27 June 2013, saw key Language Technology Industry players gather at the Thon Hotel EU in Brussels. It was a great occasion to network, discuss strategies, innovation opportunities and business trends.
Parallel to the panel discussions, 30 companies competed for the coveted LT-Innovate Award. The 30 nominees showcased their innovative Language Technology products and services to a jury.
The 12 highest ranked companies were presented with the LT-Innovate Award during the closing Gala Dinner, hosted under the auspices of Ms. Amelia Andersdotter, Member of the European Parliament.
Winners of the LT-Innovate Award 2013
Cedat 85 – Rome [IT]
Crystal Semantics – London [GB]
Dictanova – Nantes [FR]
Imooty.eu – Berlin [DE]
inbenta – Barcelona [ES]
Joyrite – Breda [NL]
MarkTheGlobe – Salzburg [AT]
MorphoLogic – Budapest [HU]
Syllabs – Paris [FR]
SYSTRAN – Paris [FR]
Treparel – Delft [NL]
wordbee – Esch-sur-Alzette [LU]
What are Language Technologies (LT)?
LT is the branch of information technology that allows data and content to be multilingual, intelligent and interactive. It can roughly be split into three segments: intelligent content, speech and translation technologies
LT Innovate – The Forum of Europe’s Language Technology Industry
LT-Innovate represents companies, mostly SMEs, involved in developing products using intelligent content, speech and translation technologies. LT-Innovate was founded in January 2012. As of June 2013, it gathers 160 LT suppliers in 25 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 is a collaborative forum through which members can:
- Stay informed about news, views and developments affecting the industry;
- Gain access to market intelligence;
- Engage in discussions with relevant partners;
- Pursue opportunities and solve problems through collaborative action;
- Provide collective feedback to policy makers at national and European level to shape future policies and programmes.