Tag: Horizon 2020

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


EGI Community Forum 2014

The event will be hosted by EGI.eu in partnership with CSC – IT Center for Science and the University of Helsinki. The main theme of the Forum is Advancing Excellent Science. In preparation for the Horizon 2020 programme, the Community Forum 2014 will focus on the EGI contribution to advance excellent science in the European Research Area through the use of innovative services for data and computing. Continue reading


ICT 2013 – Create, Connect, Grow

More than 5.000 visitors coming from more than 100 different countries attended ICT2103. “ICT 2013 – a place to get together and talk about what matters in the latest digital research and innovation” writes Neelie Kores, the Vice President of the European Commission in her blogspot after the event. Special thanks go to the Lithuanian EU Presidency for the great support and for the great social event. Continue reading


Discussing the future of Digital Cultural Heritage

Main aim of the meeting was to compare experiences and ideas, to promote synergies and collaborations among the projects led by the attendees and to identify research spaces in the light of the upcoming new EU programme Horizon 2020. The meeting fostered discussion of a panel composed of high-level experts, coordinators of important EC projects in the area of cultural heritage preservation and enjoyment and in particular related to the digitization, cataloguing, aggregation and creative reuse of digital cultural contents. 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


eChallenges e-2013 Conference and Exhibition

Supported by the European Commission and hosted by national governments, the 23rd annual eChallenges e-2013 Conference & Exhibition took place in Malahide, Dublin, Ireland from 09 – 11 October. Continue reading


A training course for Horizon 2020

In Italy, a valuable opportunity for professionals and entrepreneurs who want to learn more about next EC programme. In this course, an expert speaker will lecture about the new programme Horizon 2020 with wide overview about the strategies and objectives, … Continue reading


The role of cultural institutions and the development of the country: the digital dimension

On October 8, 2012, in Rome, a panel discussion on the role of the Italian Cultural Institutes was organized by in the Italian Cultural Institutions Association (AICI). The occasion was particularly important also in the transnational perspective of the European Strategy 2020, and the meeting was a top event because it aggregated all the Italian institutes to discuss about Horizon 20:20 and the Digital Agenda. Continue reading


Digital Cultural Heritage, steps forward to Horizon 2020

A very interesting article by dr. Antonella Fresa explains in detail characteristics, requirements and needed priority services in the digital cultural heritage sector, that is going to be a protagonist among the other Sciences in the new European programme for research and innovazion Horizon 2020. The article has been published in the International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing edited by the Edimburgh University Press. Continue reading