Approach and Impact

The need for a common language between all members of the Cultural Heritage community is widely recognized.

The increasing development of more sophisticated diagnostic techniques and ICT tools is now providing long awaited answers to variety of Cultural Heritage Materials issues:

ED-ARCHMAT Consortium tasks distribution:

HEIs provide scientific labs and/instrumental facilities and know-how for the ESRs research guarantee joint supervision. and deliver PhD degrees.

Museum Partner organizations provide:
a) case studies/artifacts for the PhD individual projects
b) expert advice on curatorial/historic aspects of the research

External research centers provide facilities and expertise for diagnosis, promotion and fruition of CH and Archaeological materials

SMEs in the Conservation Science sector provide facilities and expertise on Conservation Science strategies/practices to be adopted in each material case study

NGOs and CSOs provide training on Project Management and Entrepreneurship in the CH sector.

The ED-ARCHMAT ESR will be exposed to and acquire

Cutting edge science (scientific and technological innovation in the study of CH).

Multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, intersectoral network (HEIs-museums-research centres-SMEs, Business Institutions, NGOs in CH).

Internationalization, mobility in and outside Europe.

Professional development and enhanced job opportunities in Museums, Research Centres, SMEs, Governmental CH agencies, International Organizations devoted to the Protection of CH assets and sites.

Transferable skills including entrepreneurship tools.

Dissemination, conservation, valorization and fruition of Cultural Heritage materials for future generations, General Public events, visits and promotion of CH significance in schools.

Scientific publications/ Scientific Congress Communications.