CEF Telecom Virtual Info Day recording available online
A recording of the CEF Telecom Virtual Info Day is now available online. The Info Day took place on September 22, 2016, with information about the CEF Telecom Calls that opened on 20 September.
During the Info Days, Aleksandra Wesolowska, Programme Officer for EU policies at DG Connect, gave a presentation on the upcoming tender 2016 CEF Telecom Automated Translation (CEF-TC-2016-3), which makes an indicative €6.5 million of funding available for proposals in the area of automated translation.
The priority outcomes of this call for proposals are defined in Section 188.8.131.52 of the 2016 work programme, namely to contribute to only one of the following objectives:
- to stimulate the language resources collection for specific domains of interest to specific pan-European public services or other public sector services relevant to the CEF DSIs, in order to improve the quality and coverage of automated translation offered by the CEF Automated Translation platform
- to integrate, use and extend the Automated Translation platform in other relevant multilingual, cross-border European digital service
The Info Day also offered the opportunity to ask questions to Commission and Agency staff members pertaining to the calls via email. Questions received during the event were answered immediately, and written replies are available on the FAQ page.