Fostering Innovation in Language Technology with €100,000 in Research Grants

Translated’s Research Center, Imminent, will fund 5 original research projects that explore the most advanced frontiers in language services. The call is open to startup founders, researchers, innovators, authors, university labs, organizations, and companies worldwide.

The deadline for project submissions is March 31.

Rome – Mar 7, 2024

We are pleased to announce that Translated is offering €100,000 in grants to fund five original research projects that explore the most advanced frontiers in the world of language services. The Grants will be awarded by our Research Center, Imminent in the following areas:

  • Language Economics
  • Linguistic Data
  • Machine Learning Algorithms for Translation
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Neuroscience of Language.

Imminent offers itself as a catalyst to drive innovative solutions in the language space. We look forward to continuing to support groundbreaking projects that have the potential to shape the future of language understanding and communication.
Sébastien Bratières – Translated’s Director of AI

Imminent was established to foster research and innovation in the field of language, with the goal of promoting understanding in our multicultural and multilingual world. The project supports our mission to advance mutual understanding through language.

In the past two years, Imminent has funded many cutting-edge projects, including one focused on collecting 50 hours of speech data in a crowdsourced version for the Yorùbá language (spoken by 45 million people in Central Africa), another investigating the impact of error detection methods on post-editing performance in real-world settings, and a neuroscientific proposal to characterize the spatio-temporal features of interhemispheric interactions between the left and right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in bilingual healthy adults.

One tangible product of past grants was an entirely new T-Index, updated to identify emerging markets and opportunities, thus predicting which languages will become more relevant in the future for a given product in a given country.

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The deadline for project submissions is March 31.

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