Brussels, June 28, 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.
“Treparel just recently announced it’s new strategy to collaborate with other software and solution vendors to enhance their solutions with advanced content analytics and visualizations using the KMX API. Winning the LT-Innovate Award 2013 is a reward from colleagues in the language technology and text analytics industry in Europe that we are in the right place, at the right time on the right track. And it’s a salute to to the committed and hard work of our growing team!” according to Treparel MD, Jeroen Kleinhoven.
About 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.