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Lingsoft signs the Contract for Production and Translation of the Summaries of EU Legislation

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Lingsoft has won the call for tenders by the Publications Office of the European Union for the Editorial assistance in production, translation and maintenance of the summaries of EU legislation. The contracted service includes continuous monitoring of the evolution of EU law and policies and their interpretation by the Court of Justice of the EU, drafting and updating the summaries and translating them into 23 official EU languages.

The summaries inform on the main aspects of the European legislation, policies and activities in a clear, easy-to-read and concise way. They are intended for a general, non-specialized audience and cover 32 topics corresponding to the activities of the European Union. The collection of Summaries is published in the Web portal for access to EU law, Eur-Lex: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/browse/summaries.html.

The contract expands and strengthens Lingsoft’s cooperation with EU institutions. Lingsoft’s COO, Maria Leinonen, is excited about the new opportunity. “Lingsoft has been providing translation services for European Union bodies for nearly two decades. Now, with this new interesting project, we will also be implementing our language technology solutions, such as media monitoring, search and find services and authoring and quality tools. Our aim is also to create a new kind of platform and ecosystem to support the work of language and policy experts”, says Ms. Leinonen.

The contract span is 51 months and the estimated value is over 4,6 million euros. Lingsoft provides the services in close cooperation with five European sub-contractor companies.

 

Lingsoft is the leading provider of language services and language technology solutions in Finland and Northern Europe. The company makes available a wide variety of services and solutions for analysing, processing and managing both spoken and written language, including translation, localisation, subtitling and transcription services, search and find solutions and writer’s quality tools. Lingsoft’s solutions are based on the company’s world-renowned word and sentence analysis technologies that have become a de-facto industry standard worldwide.

The Publications Office of the European Union is an interinstitutional office whose task is to publish the publications of the institutions of the European Union. Its core activities include production and dissemination of legal and general publications in a variety of paper and electronic formats, managing a range of websites providing EU citizens, governments and businesses with digital access to official information and data from the EU, including EUR-Lex, the EU Open Data Portal, EU Bookshop and TED (Tenders Electronic Daily).

 

Point of Contact:

Lingsoft Language Services Oy - Maria Leinonen, Chief Operating Officer
maria.leinonen@lingsoft.fi
+358 40 5465 717


 
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