Work programme

The Implementation Phase of E-RIHS focuses on building the basis and establishing the European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) in the field of heritage science.

The work programme is composed of six Work Packages (WP).

Project Management and Structure (WP1)

Led by National Research Council (CNR, Italy)

We work daily to assure the successful delivery of the project’s expected results

Governance and Structure of E-RIHS (WP2)

Led by Fondation des Sciences du Patrimoine (FSP, France) link

In this WP2, we are refining the regulatory framework to govern the relationship between the bodies and organisations that constitute E-RIHS: the National Nodes and, within the ERIC, the different governance and management bodies.

Preparing Operation Documents of E-RIHS (WP3)

Led by Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC, Spain)

We are revising and updating the necessary documents for the quality operation and management of E-RIHS (Human Resources Policy, Risk Management Framework, Corporate Risk Management Function and E-RIHS Quality Manual and Key Performance Indicators). In addition, we are also creating the procurement policy, strategy and procedures for the operation of the ERIC.

Sustainability of E-RIHS (WP4)

Led by Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia (IPCHS, Slovenia) link

In collaboration with the other WPs, we are working on ERIHS’s sustainability through revised a Business Plan, an enlargement strategy, and training plan and pilots for RI managers and access providers.

Access and Digital services of E-RIHS (WP5)

Led by Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH, Greece)

In WP5, we are building a new, user-friendly Catalogue of Services, and updating the user strategy and the access policy to offer an integrated access to our services (ARCHLAB, FIXLAB and MOLAB). We are also finalizing DIGILAB as a platform, and introducing and testing new features to combine it with the other platforms.

Communication, Dissemination and Cooperation (WP6)

Led by National Research Council (CNR, Italy)

We are developing smart communication and dissemination strategies as well as an open access framework to inform and consolidate the heritage science community at European and global level, and to offer services based on excellence for the protection of our common heritage.

We are also strengthening the cooperation with other research infrastructures and initiatives to find new connections and experiment new scientific approaches for the benefit of the society.