META-TRUST AISBL is the legal person of the network of excellence META-NET and the Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance (META). META-TRUST AISBL (Association internationale sans but lucratif) is an international not-for-profit organisation based on Belgian law and located in Antwerp, Belgium.
The community of European language technology researchers, to a large part assembled in META-NET, delegates persons as members of META-TRUST AISBL who, by their long standing work and reputation, stand surety for being neutral procurators of the public interest.
META-TRUST AISBL sees itself as acting in line with all of META's and META-NET's goals, objectives and activities. In a general sense, META-TRUST AISBL is meant to be a trustee of the community behind META and META-NET.
The main objectives of META-NET are to establish META as an open alliance of all stakeholders and to foster a multilingual European information society in which Language Technologies enable communication and cooperation across languages, secure users of any language equal access to information and knowledge, and build upon as well as advance functionalities of networked information and communication technology.