The Competence Centre will promote a holistic and multidisciplinary approach to the conservation of CH and facilitate coordination between Heritage Agencies and CH Institutions across Europe and ongoing European initiatives.

By building an effective partnership, 4CH enable the take up and transfer of research project results by the cultural heritage sector.

Services and tools to enable preservation and conservation using the latest, most effective technologies will be provided by:

  • Establishing a map of research and cutting-edge technologies related to preservation, conservation and sustainable promotion of monuments and sites, which will be regularly updated;
  • Reporting on the most valuable initiatives, experiences and best practices across Europe and internationally.
  • Defining training and upskilling programmes for cultural heritage institutions, operators and professionals;

Developing consultancy, guidelines and protocols concerning the use of ICT with a special attention to 3D technologies for management and their integration with monitoring technologies and sensors.