JPI Cultural Heritage - EPA Datasheet


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JPI Cultural Heritage - EPA Datasheet

  1. 1. Showcasing Ireland’s success in European Research Programmes Research Area: Environmental Technologies including Cultural Heritage Joint Programme Initiative Cultural Heritage and Global Change: A new challenge for Europe ‘The Heritage Council Strategic PROJECT DESCRIPTION Plan for 2012-2016 pin-points The protection of Europe’s unique cultural heritage resource in an era of involvement in international unprecedented global change is an issue of major concern for decision- projects as a key focus area. makers, stakeholders and citizens in Europe. The JPI on Cultural Heritage and Global Change considers the tangible, intangible and digital cultural heritage Our participation in the JPICH of Europe in the context of numerous contemporary drivers for change, will showcase the importance including – but not limited to – climate change, environmental change, tech- of our heritage, promote the nological change, economic and financial change, social and demographic skills of our people and provide change, and changing patterns of use. opportunities for learning, innovation and collaboration. A co-ordinated approach at European Level is needed in order that effective strategies, methodologies and tools for safeguarding and adapting cultural The Heritage Council looks heritage resources can be developed and put in place, based on excellent forward to continuing to work research, sound science and a coherent European philosophy. The JPI Cultural with our European partners Heritage provides such a framework, allowing member states to jointly over the coming years.’ address areas where public research programmes can respond to some of the major challenges facing cultural heritage in the 21st century. Michael Starrett Chief Executive, the Heritage Council The JPI Cultural Heritage currently includes some 24 member states and asso- of Ireland ciated countries and has recently launched is first Pilot Call for joint research proposals. The vision and activites of the JPI Cultural Heritage are implemented by the members of the FP7-funded JHEP Co-ordination Action, which will run for 36 months, from October 2011-October 2014. For further information, please see: www.heritageportal.euUragh Stone Circle (megaliths),Co. Kerry, Ireland
  2. 2. PROJECT PARTNERSContribution from IrelandThe Heritage Council of Ireland ✓✓Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (Italy) (Co-ordinator)– An Chomhairle Oidhreachta – ●● Ministry of Education, University and Research (Italy)manages Ireland’s contributionto the JPI Cultural Heritage, ●● Belgian Science Policy Office (Belgium)in conjunction with the ●● Planning Bureau (Cyprus)Department of Arts Heritageand the Gaeltacht. ●● Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic ●● Danish Agency for Science Technology and InnovationThe Heritage Council is a fullparticipating member of the ●● Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation (Denmark)JHEP Coordination Action,set up in order to implement ●● Ministry of Culture and Communication (France)the aims and objectives of the ●● Ministry of Higher Education and Research (France)JPI Cultural Heritage, and hasdirect responsibility for Work ●● Heritage Council of Ireland (Ireland)Package 6 – Communications ●● Department of Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Ireland)and Dissemination. Thisincludes management of the ●● The Netherlands Cultural Heritage AgencyJPI’s outreach website ●● Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (the Netherlands) ●● Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of LithuaniaOur participation ensures that ●● The Research Council of NorwayIreland is directly involved inshaping and implementing ●● Ministry Of Science and Higher Education (Poland)the Strategic Research Agenda ●● National Authority for Scientific Research (Romania)for Cultural Heritage inEurope, and we are pleased ●● Ministerul Culturii si Patrimoniului National (Romania)to be taking part in the firstpilot call launched by the JPI ●● Ministry of Education of The Slovak Republik (Slovakia)Cultural Heritage, which is ●● Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (Slovenia)currently open to internationalsubmissions. ●● Ministry of Science and Innovation (Spain) ●● Ministry of Culture (Spain) ●● Swedish National Heritage Board (Sweden)Project Details ●● Department for Business Innovation and Skills (United Kingdom)Title: JHEP [Coordination Action ●● Arts and Humanities Research Council (United Kingdom)in support of the JPI CulturalHeritage and Global Change]Area: FP7-JPROG-2011-RTDStart Date: October 2011Duration: 36 monthsProject Cost: €2,242,800Funding: €1,999,830 Irish Contact Eimear O’ConnellCoordinator: MIBAC, Italy Project Manager: JPICH The Heritage Council of Ireland Tel: +353 (0)56 7770777 Email: