Priberam is a software house that has distinguished itself by the products that it has developed and sells in four major areas: natural language processing, law knowledge management systems, search engines and health. The company also supplies consulting and IT management services on an outsourcing basis.
Founded in 1989, Priberam started its activity in the law databases in 1991 and started investing in the development of linguistic resources and technologies for Portuguese in 1992. Later it stepped into the Health market with its management system for ophthalmic clinics. The main product in the linguistic area is FLiP, a set of proofing tools to help people write Portuguese correctly. LegiX is a family of solutions for searching both Portuguese and European law and jurisprudence.
Priberam was the first Portuguese company distinguished with the Gold Certified Partner status by Microsoft and is the only one which develops software and resources that are included in Microsoft products. The Portuguese proofing tools included in Microsoft Office XP, 2003, 2007, 2004 and 2008(the latter ones for Macintosh) were licensed to Priberam by Microsoft.