International collaborations

E-RIHS is the only pan-European Research Infrastructure serving the Heritage Science field. It is collecting a strong interest by prominent international institutions and activating important collaborations.

Through these strong collaborations, E-RIHS aims at presenting itself as a reference for scientific research not only in Europe but worlwide.


International Centre for the Study of Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

ICCROM is the only institution of its kind with a worldwide mandate to promote the conservation of all types of cultural heritage. It is an intergovernmental organization at the service of our Member States. It contributes to the worldwide conservation and restoration of cultural property by initiating, developing, promoting and facilitating conditions for such conservation and restoration. It has five main areas of activity: training, information, research, cooperation and advocacy.



Advanced Research Infrastructure for Archaeological Dataset Networking in Europe

The ARIADNE infrastructure brings together and integrates existing archaeological research data infrastructures so that researchers can use the various distributed datasets and new and powerful technologies as an integral component of the archaeological research methodology.
Coordinator: PIN scri – Polo Universitario di Prato, Italy



Distributed System of Scientific Collections

DiSSCo is a new pan-European Research Infrastructure initiative of 21 European countries with a vision to position European natural science collections at the centre of data-driven scientific excellence and innovation in environmental research, climate change, food security, one health and the bioeconomy. Website:


Pooling Activities, Resources and Tools for Heritage E-research Networking, Optimization and Synergies

PARTHENOS provides common solutions to the definition and implementation of joint policies and solutions for the humanities and linguistic data lifecycle. PARTHENOS aims at strengthening the cohesion of research in the broad sector of Linguistic Studies, Humanities, Cultural Heritage, History, Archaeology and related fields through a thematic cluster of European Research Infrastructures, integrating initiatives, e-infrastructures and other world-class infrastructures, and building bridges between different, although tightly, interrelated fields.



Integrated Platform for the European Research Infrastructure ON Cultural Heritage

IPERION CH integrates national facilities of recognized excellence in Heritage Science and offers access to a wide range of high-level scientific instruments, methodologies, data and tools for advancing knowledge and innovation in the preservation of Cultural Heritage; connects researchers in the Humanities and Natural Sciences and fosters a trans-disciplinary culture of exchange and cooperation for the growth of the European Research Area.
Coordinator: CNR – National Research Council, Italy



Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium

CERIC-ERIC is an integrated multidisciplinary and multiprobe Research Infrastructure open for external basic and applied users in the fields of Materials, Biomaterials and Nanotechnology. With a single entry point it allows to use excellent facilities in 7 European Countries. Free access is by international peer review selection and open publication, industrial and/or proprietary use is at market costs.



Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities

DARIAH-ERIC is a pan-European open Research Infrastructure Consortium for arts and humanities scholars working with computational methods. It supports digital research as well as the teaching of digital research methods. DARIAH connects several hundreds of scholars and dozens of research facilities in currently 17 European countries.