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NEC TM Framework Agreements: Helping public administrations making most of outsourcing translations

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

One of the key challenges faced by public administrations across Europe was how to obtain and secure the use of translation memories produced by external providers. Until recently, all efforts undertaken by national authorities to gather data from translation contracts had been thwarted by several factors including legal vacuum, IP uncertainty and technical shortcomings.

Named entity recognition (NER) – taking stock at ELRC’s Technology Workshop

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Named entities play a key role in the performance of machine translation (MT) systems. However, sometimes, they can be challenging and complicate the machine translation process.

SME consultation on eTranslation & Language Technologies: Which language technologies do small and medium-sized enterprises really need?

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Since March 2020, European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now also benefit from the European Commission’s machine translation (MT) system eTranslation. Before making this big and important step, the European Commission conducted a consultation to better understand their needs, interests and potential use cases in the field of Language Technology (LT).

Call for Proposals: Pilot project for ensuring European digital language equality

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The European Commission is offering €1.8 millions of funding for a pilot project with the goal to ensure digital language equality in Europe.

COVID-19 Initiative: First Results and Upcoming Actions

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

In order to support fast information exchange and accurate communication in all EU official languages, Icelandic and Norwegian, the European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) is contributing to a collaborative COVID-19 initiative. The initiative receives support by outstanding European MT companies, universities, research centres and networks like CLARIN ERIC, ELRA, the Universities of Padua, Utrecht and Lisbon, LIMSI and Pangeanic S.L.

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