Why is Europeana important?
Impact, Impact, Impact….
Europeana supports economic growth
Europeana connects Europe
Europeana makes Europe’s culture available to everyone
Europeana supports economic growth:
Creative Industries in Europe are
growing fast (estimated 7% per annum)
and they need fuel.
Europeana provides that.
To date 770 businesses, entrepreneurs,
educational & cultural organisations are
re-using our data in websites, apps and
Europeana makes Europe’s culture
available for everyone:
29 million records under a Creative
Commons Zero public domain
dedication (CC0) means Europe’s
heritage becomes available for reuse for everyone, young and old
Impact 3: Europeana makes
Europe’s Culture available for
Need a similar scalable setup on the distribution side.
- Accessing communities of use or networks: Schoolnet, Wikipedia, & social
networks (pinterest, tumbler, facebook, etc.)
- Creating end-user driven sites: Europeana 1914-1918, 1989, Fashion, Research
- Hosting a lab where developers, media artists and entrepreneurs can create new
things from old clothes - Europeana Labs
An innovative space for use by developers,
media artists, entrepreneurs and creatives to
access the content, data, tools & services of
Europeana the Digital Service Infrastructure for
Launching early 2014 with a couple of pilots
Europeana: Serious Adventure Game –
Natural History Puzzle
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