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Building the Legal Knowledge Graph for Smart Compliance Services in Multilingual Europe

Objective

European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and companies operating internationally face multiple difficulties to trade abroad and to localise their products and services in other countries. Complying with regulatory and legal aspects is crucial for these companies, who usually delegate the task to law and consultancy firms. These firms have to identify, retrieve and process documents from several sources, in multiple languages, and published by various institutions according to different criteria and formats. Such a burdensome task is hindering European SMEs to sell across borders, and thus reducing its competitive potential. Current content and data analytics solutions are mature to be transferred to the market and leverage the new opportunities created by the data linking paradigm and the open data movement.
Lynx aims to create a knowledge graph of legal and regulatory data towards compliance, in which heterogeneous data sources from different jurisdictions, languages and orders are aggregated and interlinked by a collection of advanced services. Building on this legal knowledge graph, a Lynx platform will offer compliance-related functionality focused on three specific business cases. In a first pilot, legal compliance solution for data protection will be offered, where data protection related documents are innovatively managed, analysed, and visualised across different jurisdictions. In the second pilot, the Lynx platform will help understanding regulatory regimes (norms and standards) related to operations in the Oil & Gas and Energy sectors. The third pilot will provide a compliance solution in the labour law domain, where legal provisions, case law, administrative resolutions, and expert literature will be interlinked, analysed, and compared to define legal strategies in the context of legal practice. European citizens will also benefit from this solution because they will gain free access to a new collection of aggregated and interlinked legal data.

Call for proposal

H2020-ICT-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-ICT-2017-1

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID
Net EU contribution
€ 580 257,50
Address
Calle Ramiro De Maeztu 7 Edificio Rectorado
28040 Madrid
Spain

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (10)

SEMANTIC WEB COMPANY GMBH
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 379 560,13
Address
Mariahilferstrasse 70/8
1070 Wien

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Wien Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 162 668,62
TILDE SIA
Latvia
Net EU contribution
€ 256 647,13
Address
Vienibas Gatve 75 A
LV-1004 Riga

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Latvija Latvija Rīga
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 109 991,62
UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE BARCELONA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 170 875,00
Address
Calle Campus Universitario Sn Cerdanyola V
08290 Cerdanyola Del Valles

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Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ALPENITE SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 217 641,38
Address
Via Delle Industrie 23/d
30175 Venezia, Maghera

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Nord-Est Veneto Venezia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 93 274,87
K DICTIONARIES LTD
Israel
Net EU contribution
€ 156 170,88
Address
8 Nahum Hanavi Street
6350310 Tel Aviv

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 66 930,37
DEUTSCHES FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM FUR KUNSTLICHE INTELLIGENZ GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 588 125,00
Address
Trippstadter Strasse 122
67663 Kaiserslautern

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Region
Rheinland-Pfalz Rheinhessen-Pfalz Kaiserslautern, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
DET NORSKE VERITAS B.V.
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 144 039,00
Address
Zwolseweg 1
2994 LB Barendrecht

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Groot-Rijnmond
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 61 731,00
CYBLY GMBH
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 278 736,50
Address
Strubergasse 28
5020 Salzburg

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Westösterreich Salzburg Salzburg und Umgebung
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 119 458,50
CUATRECASAS GONCALVES PEREIRA SLP
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 151 112,50
Address
Avenida Diagonal 191
08018 Barcelona

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Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 64 762,50
UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 36 082,50
Address
Calle Pedro Cerbuna 12
50009 Zaragoza

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Region
Noreste Aragón Zaragoza
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00