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Sectors: Culture - Media, Town planning

Beneficiaries: Corporations, Research centres, Universities

Regions: European Union

Category: Call for proposals


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WE Funding – JPI CH – Enable…
Funds for: enabling the emergence of new research-based frameworks that incorporate knowledge, concepts and values
Main beneficiaries: research organisations, entreprises, Higher Education institutions

Responsible: JPI on Cultural Heritage


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Funds for: Enabling the emergence of new research-based frameworks that incorporate knowledge, concepts and values
Main beneficiaries: Research organisations, entreprises, Higher Education institutions

Priorities and funded actions:

* To enable the emergence of new research-based frameworks that incorporate knowledge, concepts and values;
* To help manage the ongoing and interlaced changes that affect cultural heritage in relation to its physical and social environment;
* To fund excellent research that is collaborative, transnational, interdisciplinary, inter-institutional, reflexive and innovative;
* To support well-defined, innovative, reflexive, interdisciplinary, inter-institutional, internationally-focused and collaborative research projects of the highest quality and standards that will lead to significant advances in the conservation and management of cultural heritage across society and research communities, notably through transfrontier exchange and in international contexts;
* To maximise the value of research outcomes by promoting knowledge exchange, interactions, partnerships and inclusive engagement between cultural heritage researchers, individuals and organisations outside the immediate research community from international to local level, to include policy and decision makers, public authorities, businesses and commercial enterprises, operational and rescue bodies, the broader heritage sector, voluntary and community groups and general public;
* To encourage the implementation and transmission of research outcomes and to communicate them and the knowledge acquired among researchers and stakeholder sectors

* Analysing and modelling change;
* Developing sustainable protection and enhancement of values;
* Management of cultural heritage at risk;
* Layered protection and conservation

Among financed actions
* Research activities
* Experimental develoment activities

Additional information
* This call is an open call for proposals

* Initial duration of the call: between 12 and 36 months

* Eligibility:
– Only beneficiaries eligible according to the rules of the national funding agencies participating in the JPICH Conservation, Protection and Use Call are eligible to apply, irrespective of their nationality. These are:
> Belarus – National Academy of science (NASB)
> Cyprus – Research and innovation Foundation (RIF)
> Czech Republic – Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS)
> France – Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR)
> Italy – Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR)
> Latvia – Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia (IZM)
> Norway – The Research Council of Norway (RCN)
> Poland – Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (MKiDN)
> Portugal -Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)
> Spain -State Research Agency (AEI)
> The Netherlands -The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
> The United Kingdom – Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

– Research organisations, entreprises, Higher Education institutions, other organisations, as specified in the Work Programme RESTART 2016-2020
– Each project proposal may include up to three partners from Cyprus;
– Each project consortium must comprise at least three research teams, each from a different country participating in the JPICH Conservation, Protection and Use Call and based in an eligible institution. The maximum number of research teams in a project is five;
– Each research team member must be based at an eligible institution and be considered eligible for funding by the Partner Organization of the country where she/he is located and fall within the relevant national funder’s remit;