The hackathon of the FREME project took place at the premises of the University of Leipzig, Germany between 11 and 12/11/2015. As expected, the hackathon aimed at testing the FREME e-services for multilingual and semantic enrichment of digital content. The testing was achieved by developing our client side programs, collaborating with each other, discussing and solving our main problems. Agro-Know was there, as one of the project partners and made a presentation about our AKstem product and how it benefits from the outcomes of the FREME project by integrating specific e-services – in fact, Agro-Know is one of the project’s business cases.… Click to read the full post
Following the project’s kick-off meeting some months ago, the 2nd project meeting of our FREME Horizon 2020 project is taking place between September 3 & 4, at Turin, Italy. This time the meeting is hosted by Istituto Superiore Mario Boella (ISMB), one of the project partners.
As usual, during the two days of the project the project partners will present the progress of the various Work Packages and discuss the next steps for the upcoming months. Our COO Giannis Stoitsis is traveling to Turin in order to participate to the meeting on behalf of Agro-Know.
In the context of the FREME project, Agro-Know is expected to contribute to the the validation of the FREME objectives, as it is one of the four (4) real business cases of the project.… Click to read the full post
The Riga Summit took place in Riga, Latvia from April 27-29, 2015, and gathered more than 350 participants from all parts of the world, representatives of various fields – businesses, the European parliament, Latvian parliament, technology providers, linguists and researchers.
The central theme of the Summit was Multilingual Digital Single Market and its multilingual challenge.
In European Union are spoken 24 official languages, and many more dialects and minority languages (for instance Russian language not being official EU language is spoken by more than 5 million people residing in EU as native language and by many more as second language, which makes it the 7th in the list of the most widely spoken languages in EU).… Click to read the full post
The Riga Summit 2015 titled “Shape the future of multilingual Europe” is an event that takes place between April 27-29, 2015 at Riga, Latvia. The event aims to work on the issues posed by the linguistic diversity of the European Union: with 24 official languages used within the EU, multilingualism also creates barriers between nations. Language barriers prevent all European consumers from fully engaging in online activities and restricts access to digital assets, as for many Europeans information is frequently unavailable in their native language. The event is organized by the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG Connect) as well as a variety of stakeholders in multilingualism, like Tilde, META-NET and the European Association of the Language Technology Industry (LT Innovate).… Click to read the full post
The Greek Open Data Day 2015 (#ODD15GR) will take place on Saturday 28/2/2015, at the beautiful premises of the Innovathens, in the heart of Athens, Greece. It is organized by ODI Athens / EEL/LAK, along with several important Greek organizations and initiatives working on open data in Greek (including Agro-Know of course – see our previous post for more info). This half-day event consists of a number of plenary sessions, accompanied by parallel labs/workshops that will focus on different aspects of open data, such as open data in research & education, open data & eGov etc.… Click to read the full post