Yesterday Damian Scattergood and Paul Quigley – Directors of STAR Translation – had the pleasure of attending the CNGL conference at the AVIVA stadium for the announcement of €19.8 million in research funding.
Amongst the prestigious guests were Mr John Perry TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Small Businesses at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Professor Vincent Wade the CNGL Director and Professor Vinny Cahill, the Dean of Research of Trinity College Dublin.
There was a number of demonstrations showcasing new technological applications, which help to provide high-quality translation and content analysis.
CNGL has engaged with hundreds of companies in Ireland and beyond. The commercial expertise, the multiple licences and the large number of applied research collaborations are now reinforced by an €19.8 million investment.
In fact, the government through the Science Foundation Ireland and 16 industry partners have invested in CNGL. Industry partners include tech giants as Symantec, Microsoft, McAfee, Cisco, Welocalize and Intel and by this investment show their trust in the group and its research into intelligent content. This new investment will directly support 75 high-class research jobs especially in key area of digital platforms, content and applications.
It was a great day to network with like minded translation and information technology experts. STAR provides technology and services for multilingual information management. GRIPS: STAR’s Information Management and Publication System provides semantic information that allows intelligent content publishing. Thanks to everyone at CNGL and the Aviva Stadium for their hospitality. We really enjoyed it.
The STAR Team