Intelligent Document Processing

ApplusLaboratories provides testingcertification and development engineering services to improve the competitiveness of its clients’ products and encourage innovationWe have a network of multidisciplinary laboratories in Europe, Asia and North America. Through Applus+ Ventures, the Laboratories Division aims to partner up with a startup/scaleup that is able to convert complex and unstructured documents (pdfs) into structured elements to automate qualified human text analysis processing and avoid manual data entry.

For solution’s scalability, it is required to automate the recognition of the different elements that are present in heterogeneous documentation in order to map and replicate it, regardless of their content.

about applus+ ventures

New line of action in the field of innovation, through which Applus+ seeks to collaborate with startups / scaleups that have the potential to be incorporated into the Group’s different services and help create a more sustainable future.​

​This strategic approach will help the Group to:​

  1. Be more agile in developing new projects.​
  2. Access new market segments.​
  3. Incorporate disruptive products, technologies and business models in the TIC (Testing, Inspection and Certification) Sector.​
  4. Collaborate with the most innovative talent.​
  5. ​Connect with the Ecosystem to further strengthen its innovation positioning.​


As a global leader in the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) sector, Applus+ counts with vast technical expertise and deep market knowledge that turn the Group into an ideal partner to any company with a mature product /solution that is willing to scale globally.​

Through Applus+ Ventures, Applus+ will provide the collaborating companies with the opportunity to develop their project through cooperation mechanisms and by offering them:​​

  1. Expert Knowledge:
  2. Strategic & Technical Support
  3. Investment & Financial Support ​
  4. Product Technology & Validation
  5. Potential Implementation in Applus+
  6. Commercial Alliances
  7. Global Market Reach
  8. Increased Visibility & Reputation

    what we seek

    To advance in the automation of technical product documentation analysis, Applus+ is prepared to develop collaboration agreements with selected startups/scaleups that comply with the following criteria:​

    1. Legally Incorporated Companies.​
    2. Startups / Scaleups with a solid team and a clear technological advantage or product differentiation.​
    3. Mature solutions, NOT ideas, with a fully-functional product or proven technical capabilities for rapid implementation.​
    4. Startups with a validated Intelligent Process Automation use case willing to extend it to a different market / product type.​
    5. Startups with an Advanced Text Analytics Platform to develop a tailor-made solution.​
    6. For security reasons, the final solution should be deployed on premises. Underlying learning process & platform validation can be tested online during the pilot phase.​

      Learn more about applus+

      World leader in the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) sector, recognized by the market as a trusted partner with passion for progress. These 3 pillars guide the company’s strategy through its 4 different divisions: Energy & Industry, Laboratories, Automotive and IDIADA.​

      Thanks to a broad portfolio of solutions for a wide variety of needs – ranging from comprehensive asset management to the most common regulatory inspections- Applus+ helps to enhance the quality & safety of clients’ assets, infrastructures and operations globally, and to improve their environmental performance.

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