Dr. Volker Steinbiss

VS_1029_8x8_72 digiFounder of Accipio Consulting and Accipio Projects GmbH
Born 1957 in Rheydt, Germany


Professional Experience

2012 Administrative coordinator of FP7 integrated project EU-BRIDGE

2011 Formation of Accipio Projects

2004 Formation of Accipio Consulting

2002 Technical manager of plettac electronics GmbH, Fuerth

1999 CTO of Philips Speech Processing, Vienna – Aachen – Dallas

1994 Manager of the Man-Machine Interfaces research group, Philips Research Labs, Germany

1986 Researcher and project manager, automatic speech recognition for large vocabulary, Philips Research Labs Hamburg and Aachen, Germany



Board Member and Vice President ELRA (European Language Resources Association) 1998-2004

Vice Chairman of the Germany section of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) 1999-2001



1985 Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Göttingen, with a thesis in complex analysis

1984 Academic year at the Université de Nice (France)
Boursier du Gouvernement Français (scholarship of the French government)

1977 Study of mathematics at the University of Göttingen, Dipl.-Math.
Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation


Publicly funded projects

Dr. Steinbiss is the administrative coordinator of the currently largest FP7 ICT project in human language technologies, EU-BRIDGE (budget €10.5m), and has been managing large and complex international projects in both science and industry. He has ample experience in publicly funded RTD projects, both at RWTH Aachen University (EU projects PF-STAR, TC-STAR, JUMAS, LUNA, and French Quaero program) and in previous functions at Philips Research (SPICOS, Verbundprojekt Sprachverstehende Systeme, ASL Architektur von Speech-Language-Systemen, SmartKom, and EU projects POLYGLOT and ARISE).


Further information:  Patentspublications.

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