Tag: Horizon 2020

RICHES at the EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON REFLECTIVE SOCIETIES

The European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, unit B6 Reflective Societies, in cooperation with the FLASH-IT project kindly organises the workshop “Bridge over troubled waters? The link between European historical heritage and the future of European integration” being held in Rome, on the 17th of October 2014. The workshop revolves around the problematic of the interconnectedness of the past, present and the future in the current European societies and brings together specialists of history, cultural heritage and identity studies as well as policy makers and managers from the European Commission and national funding bodies. Continue reading


RICHES is on Net4Society’s website!

On 9 September 2014, Net4Society published an article on its website announcing the first International Conference of the RICHES Project, being held in Pisa, at the Museum of Graphics of Palazzo Lanfranchi, on 4-5 December 2014. NET4SOCIETY is the International Network of National Contact Points for the Societal Challenge 6 and Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020. Continue reading


EUDAT 3rd User Forum – Horizon2020 opportunities and Community collaboration

EUDAT’s 3rd User Forum focuses on close collaboration with communities, organisations and initiatives and how they are integrating and exploiting the current set of EUDAT research data services. The User Forum will also be a platform to look at Horizon 2020 opportunities, in terms of outlining EUDAT’s plans for research data management planning support for projects, how collaboration with existing and new users will evolve as well as interacting with attendees on their expectations and requirements for services and support from EUDAT under Horizon2020. Continue reading


“Achieving Impact” international conference

NET4SOCIETY organised a transnational conference which took place in Athens on the 26th and 27th February 2014 on the occasion of the Greek EU Council presidency. RICHES Project Coordinator Neil Forbes, of Coventry University (UK), and RICHES Communication Manager Antonella Fresa of Promoter Srl (Italy) attended the conference as invited experts. Continue reading


EC published the brochure on “Sustainable Urban Dynamics”

EC published the brochure “Research and Innovation on Sustainable Urban Dynamics”. The brochure is the result of a stakeholder workshop organised last year to shed light on the Horizon 2020, Societal Challenge 6 – Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies – chapter on “The promotion of sustainable and inclusive environments through innovative spatial and urban planning and design”. Continue reading


PREFORMA @ EGI Community Forum 2014

The networking session organised by PREFORMA will present to the whole digital preservation community – open source community, developers, standardization bodies and memory institutions – the new opportunities offered by the pre-commercial-procurement launched by the project. Continue reading


International Conference EuroMed2014

The 5th International Euro-Mediterranean Conference (EuroMed 2014), devoted to Cultural Heritage (CH), is being held on the 3rd-8th of November at the entrance of the ancient Amathus city, by Limassol, in Cyprus island. In particular, this year the conference will focus on interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary research on tangible and intangible CH, on the use of cutting-edge technologies for protection, restoration, preservation, massive digitization, documentation and presentation of the CH content. Continue reading


The digital cultural heritage towards Horizon 2020

The event was divided in two sessions; the first one was dedicated to the policy, highlighting the decisions by Italian Government and Parliament related to the central role of culture for the economic recovery in Italy, and also in Europe. The second session was dedicated to the digital content Aggregators and to the research infrastructures in the sector of SSH (Social Science and Humanities) and cultural heritage, to share objectives and to develop a common, operative roadmap for digitization. Continue reading