Icelandic Language Technology Fund

Target group

Individuals, organizations, institutions, and others interested in Icelandic language technology.

Objectives

Funds are available for projects broadly related to devloping Icelandic Language Technology in digital form. Projects related to converting Icelandic speech to Icelandic text will receive funding priority.

Deadline

There is an annual call for proposals. Closed for application.

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What are the objectives?

The Icelandic Language Technology Fund operates in accordance with funding guidelines approved by the Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture. The Fund is dedicated to funding projects that aim to develop and increase use of Icelandic Language Technology. The broader aim of the fund is to support Icelandic as a language, as well as facilitate the utilization of applied communication technologies in Icelandic organizations, institutions, and among the general public.

Who can apply?

Individuals, organizations, institutions, and others interested in Icelandic language technology.

Requirements

To be considered, an application must clearly be related to research, technology development, and/or development of infrastructure in the area of Icelandic language technology. In 2015, projects related to converting Icelandic speech to Icelandic text will receive funding priority. Funds are available for both general development projects related to speech conversion, and specific language technology development applications.

How to apply?

Applications are to be prepared and submitted through the Rannis online application system. A detailed project description must be submitted as an attachment within the online application.

Project Reports

Grantees must submit a report of grant expenses within a year of receiving funds. Future payments of grant funds are contingent on the submission of these reports.

Board Members

Icelandic Language Technology Fund Board Members

  • Kristinn Rúnar Þórisson. Chairman

  • Kristín Margrét Jóhannsdóttir. Appointed by the Rectors‘ Conference

  • Daði Jónsson. Appointed by the Federation of Icelandic Industries. 

 

 








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