Posted on Monday November 14, 2022

Updated on Tuesday November 22, 2022

Common European data space for cultural heritage

The common European data space for cultural heritage accelerates the digital transformation of Europe’s cultural sector and fosters the creation and reuse of content in the cultural and creative sectors.

An eye peering through a collage of images, next to a hand gesturing at the world.
Title:
Advert for World AIDS Day
Creator:
unknown
Date:
1992
Institution:
Welcome Collection
Country:
United Kingdom

The common European data space for cultural heritage is the new flagship initiative of the European Commission to accelerate the digital transformation of Europe’s cultural sector, and foster the creation and reuse of content in the cultural and creative sectors.

The programme consists of two strands: the common European data space for cultural heritage service and the common European data space for cultural heritage projects. Explore them below.

Strands

Data space service
Title:
Lumières-autokrom
Creator:
Jäderström, John
Institution:
Tekniska museet
Country:
Sweden

Data space service

The data space service, stewarded by the Europeana Foundation, is at the heart of the common European data space for cultural heritage.

Latest news

Europeana begins building the common European data space for cultural heritage
Title:
Human stem cell embedded in a 3D matrix, Cryo SEM
Creator:
Eileen Gentleman
Institution:
Wellcome Collection
Country:
United Kingdom

Europeana begins building the common European data space for cultural heritage

Created: 30 November 2022

Europeana is at the heart of the common European data space for cultural heritage. As of September 2022, together with our partners we have started turning the data space into a reality and we are excited to share what’s in store for the next year. 

Europeana wins tender to deploy the common European data space for cultural heritage
Title:
Silicon chip
Creator:
Paul Griggs
Institution:
Wellcome Collection
Country:
United Kingdom

Europeana wins tender to deploy the common European data space for cultural heritage

Created: 13 September 2022

We are delighted that in the coming years, Europeana will be at the heart of the European Commission’s data space for cultural heritage, continuing our work together with 18 partners and a great network, to empower the cultural heritage sector in its digital transformation. 

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