Eit Digital, supported by the EIT, a body of the European Union

EIT Digital

Financial Support

EIT Digital invests in strategic areas to accelerate the market uptake and scaling of research-based digital technologies. Its way of working embodies the future of innovation through a pan-European ecosystem of European corporations, universities and research institutes, where students, researchers, engineers, business developers and entrepreneurs collaborate in an open innovation setting.

Ontology Engineering Group


Technological Provider

The Next Generation Internet Group is based at the Telecommunications Engineering School of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) and has gathered a long experience focused on the latest technologies in the Internet, such as HTML5, and has extensive experience in video-conferencing systems, social networks websites and e-Learning.

Ontology Engineering Group


Technological Provider

The Ontology Engineering Group is based at the Computer Science School of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM). It ranks third among the two hundred UPM research groups and it is widely recognised in Europe in the areas of Ontology Engineering, Semantic Infrastructure, Linked Data, Data Integration, Language Technologies and Natural Language Processing.

fondazione bruno kessler logo


Technological Provider

Fondazione Bruno Kessler is the top research institute in Italy, ranked at the first place for scientific excellence within three different subject areas. With more than half a century of history dedicated to technology and innovation, FBK aims to achieve excellent results in the scientific and technological field with particular regard to interdisciplinary approaches and the application dimension..

Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna - Forlì Campus


Academic Tester

The University of Bologna is a research university founded in 1088 by an organised guild of students and hence the oldest university in continuous operation in the world. It is one of the most prestigious Italian universities, commonly ranking in the first places of national, European and international rankings.

Optiva Media - Research & Innovation


Business Tester

Optiva Media is devoted to helping TV companies around the world make the most of their services. A team of 200 professionals covers all areas of the TV space from engineering to operations, media and metadata management, product design and development, research and business and technical consultancy.

Optiva Media - Research & Innovation



The Spanish Confederation of the Deaf is a state-wide, non-profit, social action institution that fights for equal opportunities for deaf people, through policies aimed at removing the barriers that prevent the exercise of their rights and advising on the development of support products and services for deaf and hard-of-hearing people, including software applications for the habilitation and rehabilitation of language, speech and communication.


Representatives of the teams contributing to the Project

Susana Rodríguez


Susana is the coordinator of the SmarTerp project. She is a conference interpreter and COO at Kunveno, a company that develops technology solutions for multilingual meetings.

Álvaro Alonso

Telecommunications Technology

Álvaro is a PhD Assistant Professor at the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) and a Web conferencing and cloud computing expert and researcher at the Next Generation Internet Group (GING).

Óscar Corcho

Language Technology

Óscar is Full Professor at the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), where he co-directs the Ontology Engineering Group (OEG), working on applied research in the areas of Linked Data and Ontology-based Data Integration.

Mariano Rico

Language Technology

Mariano is a researcher at the Artificial Intelligence Department of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) and belongs to the Ontology Engineering Group (OEG), working as an expert in Language Technologies, Semantic Web and AI.

Daniele Falavigna

Speech Technology

Daniele is senior researcher at Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), affiliated with the SpeechTek research unit of the Centre for Information Technology.

Mariachiara Russo


Mariachiara is Full Professor of Spanish Language and Interpretation at the Department of Interpreting and Translation (DIT) of the University of Bologna at Forli, where she coordinates the MA in Interpreting.

Iñaki Martínez-Sarriegui


Iñaki is a Telecommunications Engineer and Head of R&I at Optiva Media, a company of wide expertise and knowhow in the Digital TV sector.

Francesca Maria Frittella

Early testing

Francesca is a conference interpreter, interpreter trainer, researcher and currently PhD scholar at Shanghai International Studies University. She is responsible for the early testing of the SmarTerp prototype.

Giona Fossati

Product Design

Giona heads the UX/UI team of the SmarTerp solution and is doing his Research Program at the EIT Digital Master in Human-Computer Interaction and Design with the SmarTerp project.

SmarTerp is open to scientific, academic and professional collaboration


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C/ Faraday, 7
28049 Madrid - Spain

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