The project Red Estratégica para la promoción de las infraestructuras de tecnologías del lenguaje en eHumanidades y Ciencias Sociales funded by Ministerio Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades (RED2018-102797-E) is aiming at improving dissemination of NLP and Language Technologies among researchers in the eHumanities and Social Sciences. 

Founding partners are: Universidad de Vigo, Universidad del País Vasco, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Universidad de Jaén, Biblioteca Miguel de Cervantes, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The TUNER Project addresses research and development on domain adaptation techniques that can help the industrialization process of NLP-based applications. TUNER (TIN2015-65308-C5-1-R) is supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO/FEDER, UE).

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LPS-BIGGER: Línea de Productos Software para BIG data a partir de aplicaciones innovadoras en Entornos Reales is a CIEN project, funded by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad and CDTI (IDI-20141260) and leaded by Indra Software Labs. HAVAS MEDIA Group, Fractalia, Playence are the other industrial participants.

The main goal of the LPS-Bigger Project is the creation of a development framework for Big Data applications. One of these applications is a Social Media Monitoring system. Our group participation is devoted to the development of a social media text analysis system for the detection and classification of customer intention and opinion in real time.

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The objective of the Red de recursos para tecnologías de la lengua (ReTeLe) Network of Excellence (MINECO, TIN2015-68955-REDT) is to organize activities that support communication among Language Resources Spanish stakeholders in order to: (1) organize and coordinate a roadmap and research on methods to speed-up the production of LRs, (2) shorten the distance with English resources so as to guarantee the availability of the required LRs for the most popular and innovative technologies; and (3) guarantee and maximize the availability of these resources by publishing them in the cloud as Linked Open Data (LOD) to make our community visible.

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IULA-UPF CLARIN Competence Center. ( Co-funded by the FEDER Catalunya 2007-2013 program, Departament d'Economia i Coneixement, Generalitat de Catalunya. CLARIN ( is one of the Research Infrastructures that were selected for the European Research Infrastructures Roadmap by ESFRI, the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures. It is a distributed data infrastructure, with sites all over Europe. Typical sites are universities, research institutions, libraries and public archives. They all have in common that they provide access to digital language data collections, to digital tools to work with them, and to expertise for researchers to work with them.




The CLARIN Competence Centre IULA-UPF and [email protected], Department of Humanities (at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona), UNED – LINHD: Laboratorio de innovación en Humanidades Digitales (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid) and UPV – Grupo IXA (University of the Basque Country, San Sebastián) have been jointly officially recognized as the Spanish CLARIN K Centre.

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All groups are offering services to researchers working with Spanish texts and, additionally, IXA can afford experience in handling Basque texts and IULA-UPF-CCC Catalan texts.

Services provided by the Spanish K-Center:

  • Virtual consultancy: by offering e-mail contact and a 24-h reply compromise about directions and references on current practices, standards, tools and resources.
  • Support for self-learning with specialized resources: linked catalogues collecting existing knowledge, videotutorials, MOOCs, etc., with information about tools to support the actual usage of technologies.
  • Organization of teaching and training programs for researchers, students, projects or interest groups.