Cultural heritage is the mirror of society. It constitutes the legacy of tangible artefacts, such as historical buildings and monuments, as well as intangible features, such as traditions, customs and practices....(next)
The Heritage Portal has been developed under the EU-funded NET-HERITAGE project to provide an online resource for the cultural heritage sector in Europe. The Heritage Portal provides an online news magazine, archive and networking for cultural heritage research, conservation, restoration, policy, education and training across Europe.
European network on Research Programme applied to the Protection of Tangible Cultural Heritage
NET-HERITAGE (European Network on Research Programme Applied to the Protection of Tangible Cultural Heritage) is the first significant initiative which has set out to coordinate national RTD programmes of European countries, and support European programmes in research applied to the protection of tangible cultural heritage.
The ERA-NET is a partnership of ministries, funding agencies and national RTD authorities from 14 European countries. It has embarked on a monumental effort to fulfil a crucial need within EU research policy: to overcome the barriers of exchanging information on coordinated research activity applied to the protection of tangible cultural heritage.