Syntens

syntensSyntens is a large Dutch organization targeting the stimulation of innovation for Dutch SME’s. They employ a large number of specialized consultants working in various branches of industry. One of the main processed within Syntens is understanding trends in the demand for information and knowledge in industry. For this purpose Irion built a system to automatically generate taxonomies from textual data, using language technology, which – combined with statistical analysis – can reveal such trends.