Tag: EU project

Hyperion: a new European project for the preservation of tangible cultural heritage

Hyperion is a new project received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020, it is just started in June and will last until November 2022. The purpose of Hyperion is to provide an integrated resilience assessment platform that, through the … Continue reading


RICHES signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the “EuroVision – Museums Exhibiting Europe” (EMEE) project

This new cooperation will allow exploring synergies between both projects, especially on the case studies addressing the role of museums. The RICHES workshop “The context of change and the move from analogue to digital” has been the first opportunity to share experiences. Continue reading


CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES project starts

The project will develop a Roadmap for Citizen Researchers in the age of Digital Culture. On the first two days of September, the premises of the Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico will host the CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES Kick-off Meeting, which brought together 12 cultural institutions and archives, universities, research centres and innovative SMEs from all over Europe. Continue reading


CONVERGENCE

Designed to route information between computers, the Internet is evolving into an Internet of services, media and “things” (devices and other “Real World Objects” connected to or tracked via the Internet). In this new Internet, the main interest is no … Continue reading


EAGLE project kick-off meeting

On April the 2nd 2013, the Accademia dei Lincei hosted the EAGLE Kick-off Meeting, a very successful event which brought together more than 20 cultural institutions and archives, universities, research centres and innovative SMEs coming from all over Europe, including the director of Europeana Foundation – Jill Cousins – and representatives of Wikimedia Italy. Continue reading


Conference: ‘Heritage in the web – different approaches to digitalization’

Scope of the conference was to gather specialist from different fields, all connected with the matter of digitization to exchange knowledge and experience. Very important point was to show the dissonance between theory and everyday reality. The conference was an opportunity for regular employees of cultural institutions to ask questions and dispel many doubts about digitization, perspectives of development and current problems. Continue reading


EAGLE, Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy

The EAGLE BPN represents a community of research institutions documenting the most recent progress in the study of Classical Epigraphy. By aggregating digital content from unique and authoritative collections in its domain, the BPN brings together a significant quantity of information about ancient writings on ancient artifacts to the wide Europeana audience, thereby enhancing the quality of the historical experience and stimulating discovery in primary source materials never disclosed before to users on such a large scale. Continue reading


ANKARA – Indicate Final Conference

The charming city of Ankara will host in mid-october the last Conference of the Indicate project. The EU’s project, with the partecipation of 10 partners from Italy, Egypt, France, Greece, Jordan, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey, has worked on the coordination of policy and best practice regarding the use of e-Infrastructures for digital cultural heritage in countries all around the Mediterranean.
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e-IRG: e-Infrastructure Reflection Group

The main objective of the e-Infrastructure initiative is to support the creation of a political, technological and administrative framework for an easy and cost-effective shared use of distributed electronic resources across Europe. Particular attention is directed towards grid computing, storage, and networking. Continue reading


Indicate project: a milestone during its life!

Digitalmeetsculture special correspondent from Catania, for the INDICATE Technical Conference where experts met to discuss about digital preservation, virtual exhibitions and GIS applied to the digital cultural resources presenting the intermediate project results to an international audience. Continue reading