About MedIEQ

The multi-national Project MedIEQ, is co-funded by the European Commission under the Public Health programme. The project is set to pave the way towards the automation of quality labelling process in medical web sites.

The project consortium comprises internationally acknowledged partners in the fields of medical quality labeling, Web crawling and spidering, multilingual information extraction and semantic resources, from six European countries: Greece, Finland, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic and Switzerland.

Based upon state-of-the-art technology in these fields, MedIEQ delivers tools that crawl the Web to locate medical web sites in eigth European languages (English, Spanish, German, Finnish, Czech, Greek, Catalan and Swedish) in order to verify their content against a set of machine readable quality criteria.