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Equipe to produce EUROMAP

EUROMAP (European Opportunity Mapping) is conducting a European Union-wide review and analysis of language engineering activity and marketplace requirements. The project is designed to help overcome the hurdles that face language engineering research in Europe and that slow the transfer of language technologies to the market.

The project is implemented along two major lines of actions. Fieldwork research will collect and assess information on relevant national research strands, public programs, and business trends. In parallel, an awareness and dissemination campaign will be carried out in each member state, to foster the development of constituencies for language engineering.

At its conclusion, a report will be produced showing how best to promote language engineering technology transfer, drawing a map of opportunities for trans-national collaboration, and suggesting directions for optimum investments.

The British firm Equipe Consortium Ltd. is subcontracted to manage the project.

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Berlitz acquires MTL and Equipe

Berlitz International, Inc., announced the acquisition of Multilingual Technology Ltd. (MTL), headquartered in Luton, England, and MTL's subsidiary, Equipe Consortium. MTL was established in 1993 to provide consultancy, translation and localization services. Equipe was established in 1996 to bring together a group of consultants and analysts specializing in language technology and multilingual information management. Equipe's managing director, Rose Lockwood, is recognized as a leading analyst of the language services industry.

MTL and Equipe will become part of Berlitz GlobalNET, the translation and localization services segment of Berlitz International, Inc. Building on MTL and Equipe's specialist knowledge and strong consultancy base in a wide range of disciplines, a new division called Berlitz GlobalNET Solutions Group will be formed. GlobalNET Solutions will help companies deliver products, materials and services by developing and implementing multilingual solutions based on new Berlitz technology.

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