Saplo wins research grant from Vinnova

June 5th, 2009 by Mattias Tyrberg

VINNOVA, in this case, finances IT services for support and help in everyday life. VINNOVA is funding five projects, with up to 1.5 million SEK (~$190000) each, that are using IT to develop products and services for use by individuals in a living and leisure context.

“This grant catches everyday needs, where users take an active part in developing the solution. All projects have a beneficial perspective to the end-user, and bridges in different ways distances. For example, the distance between people or languages” – says Mattias Esbjörnsson, VINNOVA.

Saplos grant include:
Multi-lingual semantic search engine – Saplo AB in Malmö will, together with Malmö University, develop a language independent semantic search engine, which makes it possible to find pieces of text with similar meanings, written in different languages.

Read the official press release from Vinnova (Swedish).

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Norra Skåne (Swedish)
Helsingborgs Dagblad (Swedish)
Skånskan (Swedish)
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