KantanMT Wins Irish Software Awards Technology Innovation of the Year Award 2016

KantanMT Wins Irish Software Awards Technology Innovation of the Year Award 2016

KantanMT Wins Irish Software Awards Technology Innovation of the Year Award 2016

KantanMT Wins Irish Software Awards Technology Innovation of the Year Award 2016
07 December 2016

KantanMT recognised for excellence in language translation technology, wins prestigious technology innovation award 2016

28 November 2016, Dublin, Ireland: KantanMT, provider of leading-edge language translation technology was announced the winner of the Irish Software Association’s Technology Innovation of the year Award at the ISA Gala dinner on Friday, 25 November 2016 in the Mansion House Dublin.

Over 450 attendees from companies and organisations around Ireland attended the annual awards event. Mark Little, VP of Media EMEA and MD of Twitter Ireland and, founder of Storyful was the keynote speaker for the evening and Sports Broadcaster, Darragh Maloney took on the role of MC for the evening.

The Technology Innovation of the year Award, which is sponsored by Bank of Ireland recognises new products, technologies or innovative approaches to software development that have significant business impact and demonstrate innovation that leads to new business models. The winning company of the Technology Innovation Award must demonstrate clear visionary and transformative technology in a developed platform, product or service area. The 2016 Technology Innovation of the Year shortlisted finalists were:

  • AdaptiveMobile
  • Escher Group
  • KantanMT
  • Oneview Healthcare
  • TDS Life-Safety


Other award winners on the night were LogoGrab, eShopWorld, Storm Technology, Accenture Ireland, Openet, and the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC). Karl Flannery, business leader, technology enthusiast and CEO of Storm Technology was named ISA Person of the Year 2016.

“Ireland’s software and digital technology sector continues to expand rapidly with new and innovative business ideas, and the calibre of the finalist companies is a testement to this success,” says Tony O’Dowd, Founder and Chief Architect of KantanMT. “We strive to provide our clients with a new and accessible approach to improve global communication, and are delighted that KantanMT has been recognised by the Irish Software Association as a new technology innovation.”

The full list of winners’ companies can be found on the ISA website. To know more about KantanMT, email info@kantanmt.com. Read more on the DCU website.

About Irish Software Association

ISA is the Ibec representative body for Irish software technology companies. It enables companies in the Irish software sector to scale globally through pathways of connections, knowledge and influence across the enterprise ecosystem. ISA is a forum for entrepreneurs to share ideas, develop their skills, meet investors, influence public policy, and create world-class companies.

About KantanMT

KantanMT.com is a leading SaaS based machine translation platform that enables users to develop and manage Custom Machine Translation engines in the cloud. The innovative technologies offered on the KantanMT.com platform enable users to easily build MT engines in over 760 language combinations, seamlessly integrating into localization workflows and web applications. KantanMT is based in the INVENT Building, DCU Campus, Dublin 9, Ireland.