European Language Grid (ELG)

The ELG develops a scalable cloud platform, providing, in an easy way, access to hundreds of commercial and non-commercial Language Technologies for all European languages, incl. tools and services as well as data sets and resources.

CST is the national competence centre of Denmark and participates in the European Language Technology Council.

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  • ELG will strengthen the commercial European Language Technology landscape by establishing a pan-European marketplace.
  • ELG will become the primary platform for the Language Technology community in Europe.
  • ELG’s novel technological approach enables innovations and synergies between commercial and non-commercial LT providers, buyers and users.




ELG consists of 32 national competence centres. Their responsibilities include collecting national and regional information about Language Technology services and resources, local and national projects, research centres, experts, companies, and initiatives. The NCCs organise workshops, hackathons, etc. They promote ELG in their region and establish bridges to their local funding agencies.







Name Title Phone E-mail
Bolette Sandford Pedersen Professor, Deputy Head of Department +4535329078 E-mail
Lina Henriksen Research Consultant +4535329082 E-mail
Sussi Olsen Academic Research Staff +4535329064 E-mail


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The European Language Grid has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement № 825627 (ELG).

Project Period: January 2019 - December 2021


Bolette Sandford Pedersen
Deputy head of department, professor