Technical Translation

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Technical translations for content present some of the highest demands for localization in terms of accuracy and consistency, making the right linguists, translation tools, and methodologies essential to ensuring high-quality translations. This is especially important for life science businesses, as any error in medical technical document translations could negatively impact market access, or worse, endanger patient safety.

Powered by our global network of 10,000+ in-country linguists and subject matter experts (SMEs) in over 250 languages, CSOFT Health Sciences provides technical translation services for a full range of industries, documents, and file types, including for:

Certified Technical Translations

Medical technical documentation and other forms of technical content is often subject to high levels of scrutiny to ensure the accuracy and validity of its subject matter. Across industries, certification may be necessary in some cases to satisfy official entities or other stakeholders in the quality and accuracy of technical translations.

For companies with stringent requirements for technical translation, CSOFT’s certified translators and subject matter experts can work to ensure the total accuracy and consistency of their technical content, delivering multilingual documents with the backing of a credible certification. 

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Certified Technical Translation

Technical Translations for Biotechnology

Biotechnology manufacturers today rely on technical content and materials for reaching new global markets and developing cutting-edge therapies and technology. From important product manuals to technology patents, technical documents in biotechnology are essential for detailing how to use and operate equipment and for meeting regulatory guidelines in international markets. CSOFT Health Sciences provides the biotechnology sector with high-quality localization solutions for all types of technical documents, including biotechnology patent translations, medical research document translations, and technical translations for biotechnology regulatory material.

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Accuracy and Consistency with Technical Translation

Technical Translations for Clinical Trial Documentation

Clinical trials demand expert translations for all types of technical documents that help to enable companies reach patients on a global scale and safely conduct trials in international markets. From innovative drug therapies being tested in overseas markets, to state-of-the-art medical devices being assessed for international deployment, technical documents within the scope of clinical trials are essential for meeting regulatory requirements and securing the validity of data collected during the trial period. From Instructions for Use (IFU) translations to CTD/eCTD translations, CSOFT Health Sciences specializes in cost-effective localization solutions to support stakeholders through technical document translations for clinical trials.

Learn more about our technical translations for clinical trial documentation.

The Linguists We Hire for Technical Translations

Across industries, CSOFT emphasizes the importance of having professional, in-country translators, particularly for translating technical documents, to capture the subtle nuances of a language that can only be appreciated by those living within the culture. As a knowledge industry, this is crucial for the life sciences; in-depth understanding of initialisms, terminology, and conceptual understanding of complex subject matter is required for the highest-quality and most accurate scientific translation. We only use professional translators with a passion for linguistic excellence, helping ensure superior quality and efficiency for every project we deliver.

CSOFT has a well-defined process for qualifying our translators, employing a multifaceted rubric to evaluate their technical accuracy, linguistic style, command of grammar, glossary management ability, knowledge of document tags, and proficiency with TM (translation memory) tools. We not only require our technical linguists to have a minimum of seven years of professional translation experience, but also recruit those with in-depth subject matter expertise and in-field experience.

In addition, we require that our technical translators excel at technical writing in their target languages, as sound technical writing principles are essential to avoiding the “stiffness” associated with amateur translations.

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Advanced Language Technology

Another important skill we look for in any technical translator we hire is the ability to work with CAT (Computer-Aided Translation or Computer-Assisted Translation) tools for improved translation efficiency and consistency. Our use of the latest translation and content management technologies extends to every stage of the localization process, with particular emphasis on translation memory and terminology management.

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Advanced Language Technology and Technical Translation

Quality Assurance

High-quality translation is extremely important in the life sciences, and inaccurate translation along the way can not only result in wasted time, money, and effort, but also affect patients’ lives. CSOFT understands the importance of accurate translation, which is why we have developed a process for quality assurance specific to the life sciences, which includes linguistic validation, to ensure that any project meets quality standards in a timely and cost effective manner. To do so, we use in-country linguists with a minimum of 7 years of experience, combined with our extensive network of subject matter experts and advanced language technology. In addition, we have perfected our localization best practices through back translation and terminology management to help you reach patients globally, in over 250 languages. To further ensure the highest-quality technical translation solutions, CSOFT’s proven expertise is backed by our ISO 17100:2015, ISO 9001:2015, and ISO 13485:2016 certified quality management system.

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High Quality Academic Translations
ISO-certified Academic Translations

Data Security

CSOFT has meticulously documented and fully traceable information security policies, checklists, and quality records. We understand the importance of security to our clients, which is why we take the upmost care in protecting patients’ confidentiality, as well as businesses’ data. All our data and security processes are certified with ISO 13485:2016, ISO 9001:2015, and  ISO 17100:2015, and leverage best practices from ISO 27001.

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