Commission sets up a Centre for digital preservation of cultural heritage and launches projects supporting digital innovation in schools

Daily News 04 / 01 / 2021

Economia - pubblicata il 05 Gennaio 2021

Source: European Commission Spokesperson’s Service

The Commission launched today a European competence centre aiming to preserve and conserve European Cultural Heritage. The centre, which will work for a period of three years, has been granted up
to €3 million from the Horizon 2020 programme. It
will set up a collaborative digital space for cultural heritage conservation and give access to repositories of data, metadata, standards and guidelines. Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare in
Italy coordinates the team of 19 beneficiaries that are coming from 11 EU Member States, Switzerland and Moldova.

Today, the Commission has also launched two projects to support digital education, worth up to €1 million each, through Horizon 2020. The first project, MenSI, focuses on mentoring for school
improvement and will run until February 2023. MenSI aims to mobilise 120 schools in 6 Member States (Belgium, Czechia, Croatia, Italy, Hungary, Portugal) and the United Kingdom to advance digital
innovation, in particular in small or rural schools and for socially disadvantaged students.

The second project, iHub4Schools, will run until June 2023 and will accelerate digital innovation in schools thanks to the creation of regional innovation hubs and a mentoring model. 600 teachers
in 75 schools will participate and the hubs will be established in 5 countries (Estonia, Lithuania, Finland, United Kingdom, Georgia). Italy and Norway will also benefit from the mentoring scheme.
More information about the newly launched projects is available here.

Corsi e convegni


Economic Report


News Europa