Working together to establish a European research infrastructure for Cultural Heritage
Researchers with the EU-funded IPERION CH project are working to establish a European research infrastructure dedicated to the conservation, interpretation, documentation and management of our unique cultural heritage.
From prehistoric cave paintings to medieval churches, from Renaissance sculptures to modern graffiti – Europe’s cultural heritage is world-renowned. Yet despite its trove of cultural treasures, Europe’s reputation in heritage science is not at the same level. One reason for this is the fact that heritage science is often left to the individual Member States. As such, each European country is focused on its own research, using its own state-of-the-art facilities and academic institutions. However, to ensure that Europe’s cultural heritage gets the attention it deserves, there needs to be a collaborative, European-wide approach to heritage science.
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