Involving the LT Industry

On July 3, 2019, Posted by , In General, By ,

Pret-a-LLOD Taxonomy Workshop @ LT-Innovate in Brussels The Language Technology Industry Summit is Europe’s major event showcasing the latest developments in multilingual ambient intelligence: speech interaction, deep meaning processing and multilingual communication & cognition. This is where a joint workshop of the projects “European Language Grid” and “Pret-a-LLOD” kick of…

Initial Workshop on the Language Technology Market and Components Taxonomy

On June 13, 2019, Posted by , In General,

In the course of the projects European Language Grid ( and Pret-a-LLOD ( a taxonomic description of fields, subdomains, techniques, solutions, components and entities is needed to foster exchange and interaction of the European Language Technology Sector – in both – research and industry. In a joint effort, the mentioned…

Visit the new conference on Language Technologies

On June 13, 2019, Posted by , In General,

We invite submissions to the first European Language Services Industry Forum, to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany in September 2019. This forum aims at bringing together researchers from across disciplines concerned with the development of language data and services and the industries consuming them. Language technologies increasingly rely on large amounts…

Survey: Your Business Expertise on the Language Technology Market needed!

On June 13, 2019, Posted by , In General,

The H2020 project on Language Technologies “Prêt-à-LLOD” has started this January. The aim of the project is to provide resources and services for the growing European LT market. We start this research with a needs and business analysis to focus on the solutions we are providing for organisations and companies…

3rd Summer Datathon on Linguistic Linked Open Data

On June 4, 2019, Posted by , In General,

Many thanks to Sina Ahmadi for this post. Last week, I participated in the 3rd Summer Datathon on Linguistic Linked Open Data (SD-LLOD-19) which was held in the Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics, Wadern, Germany. As my first datathon where I was a tutor, it was such an…

Workshop showcasing H2020 and INEA

On May 28, 2019, Posted by , In General,

Paul Buitelaar presented Pret-a-LLOD at the ‘Workshop on Showcasing Language Technology in H2020 and CEF Telecom projects’ in Brussels on April 26th, 2019. The workshop, organized by the Belgian translation automation consultancy ‘CrossLang’ in cooperation with DG Connect, brought together 17 ongoing H2020 and CEF Telecom projects. Further details on…

LiSEH Summer School

On May 28, 2019, Posted by , In General, By ,

John McCrae and Thierry Declerck lectured on the topic of linguistic linked open data at the Spring School on Linked Data and the Semantic Web for Humanities Research. In this course, they gave information about key technologies for the use of linguistic linked data in the context of digital humanities…

Prêt-à-LLOD at ELG

On April 15, 2019, Posted by , In General, By ,

Thierry Declerck was representing the Prêt-à-LLOD project at the Kick-Off Meeting of the newly launched European Language Grid (ELG) project ( This event took place on January 22/23, 2019.The aim of the ELG project is “to develop the first – and primary – platform for European Language Technologies, which, in…

ELEXIS Observer Event

On April 15, 2019, Posted by , In General, By

Two members of the Prêt-à-LLOD project attended the ELEXIS observer event in their role as ELEXIS partners. The ELEXIS project is focused on lexicographic data and is developing technologies using linked data to help connect lexical resource. It is expected that this project would further expand their capabilities based on…

Prêt-à-LLOD Kick-off Meeting

On January 18, 2019, Posted by , In General,

Prêt-à-LLOD Kick-off Meeting took a place in the Data Science Institute, NUI Galway, Ireland on January 17–18, 2019.