Past projects

Europeana Sounds
Title: Europeana Sounds logo
Date: 2015
Country: Netherlands
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Europeana Sounds

Europeana Sounds is building a sustainable best practice network of stakeholders to aggregate, enrich and share a critical mass of audio material and increase the opportunities for creative re-use of Europeana's audio and audio-related content.

Europeana Space
Title: Europeana Space project logo
Date: 2014
Country: Netherlands
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Europeana Space

The ultimate aim of the Europeana Space project is to create new opportunities for employment and economic growth within the creative industries sector based on Europe’s rich digital cultural resources. 

Europeana Food and Drink
Title: Europeana food and drink project logo
Date: 2015
Country: Netherlands
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Europeana Food and Drink

Europeana Food and Drink focusing on the subject of Europe’s food and drink culture promotes the wider re-use of the digital cultural resources available through Europeana by the Creative Industries to boost creativity and business development across Europe.

Apps4Europe
Title: Apps For Europe project logo
Date: 2014
Country: Netherlands
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Apps4Europe

Apps for Europe is a support network that provides tools to transform ideas for data based apps into viable businesses.

EU Heritage Tour
Title: EU Heritage Tour project logo
Date: 2014
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EU Heritage Tour

THE EUHeritageTOUR project aims at contributing to the differentiation of the European tourism offer by developing a Transnational Product focused on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage sites across Europe.

Europeana V3.0
Title: Europeana logo
Date: 2015
Institution: Europeana Foundation
Country: Netherlands
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Europeana V3.0

Europeana v3.0 is a project under the ICT PSP Work Programme with the aim to provide the majority of the funding required for the continued functioning and development of the Europeana central services and the Europeana Network.

PRELIDA
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Date: 2014
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PRELIDA

PRELIDA organised in-depth discussions among the Digital Preservation and Linked Data communities to identify Linked Data characteristics that require novel preservation solutions, and to develop road maps for addressing the new challenges.

FORWARD
Title: FORWARD project logo
Date: 2014
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FORWARD

FORWARD will create a EU wide system to assess the rights status for all types of audiovisual works, including orphans.

EAGLE
Title: EAGLE project logo
Date: 2014
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EAGLE

EAGLE will provide a single user-friendly portal to the inscriptions of the Ancient World, a massive resource for both the curious and for the scholarly.

LoCloud
Title: LoCloud project logo
Date: 2014
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LoCloud

LoCloud explors the potential of cloud computing services for small and medium museums wishing to provide content to Europeana.

EUscreenXL
Title: EUScreen XL project logo
Date: 2014
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EUscreenXL

EUscreenXL is a three-year project that aggregates a comprehensive body of professional audiovisual content and makes it accessible through Europeana and the EUscreenXL portal.

AthenaPlus
Title: AthenaPlus project logo
Date: 2014
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AthenaPlus

AthenaPlus builds on the successful experience developed by the previous ATHENA project – where LIDO and MINT, the Ingestion Server and Mapping Tool, widely used across the Europeana's ecosystem of projects, were developed - in order to further advance the effective infrastructure and tools to support museums and other cultural institutions in making available digital content through Europeana.

Europeana Cloud
Title: Europeana Cloud project logo
Date: 2015
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Europeana Cloud

Europeana Cloud will change the way that data is sent to Europeana, and will give researchers new tools to enrich and use that data.

Europeana Creative
Title: Europeana Creative project logo
Date: 2015
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Europeana Creative

Europeana Creative is a European project which enables and promotes greater re-use of cultural heritage resources by creative industries.

meSch
Title: meSch project logo
Date: 2014
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meSch

meSch has the goal of designing, developing and deploying tools for the creation of tangible interactive experiences that connect the physical dimension of museums and exhibitions with relevant digital cross-media information in novel ways.

Presto4U
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Date: 2014
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Presto4U

Presto4U identified useful results of research into digital audiovisual preservation and raised awareness and improved the adoption of these both by technology and service providers as well as media owners.

Daguerreobase
Title: Daguerreobase project logo
Date: 2014
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Daguerreobase

Daguerreobase develops a common reflection and best practice in the collection and dissemination of information on daguerreotypes in European collections, thus creating a knowledge base designed by and for all of those interested in Europe's divers cultural heritage.

Europeana Inside
Title: Europeana Inside project logo
Date: 2014
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Europeana Inside

Eurpeana Inside supported the Digital Agenda for Europe by achieving a lasting transformation in the quantity, scope and usability of the content available to Europeana from European cultural institutions by reducing or removing the operational, legal, technical and financial barriers to participation.

Europeana Fashion
Title: Europeana Fashion project logo
Date: 2015
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Europeana Fashion

Europeana Fashion will provide to Europeana the most outstanding and rich materials about the history of European fashion, include more than 700.000 fashion-related digital objects, ranging from historical dresses to accessories, photographs, posters, drawings, sketches, videos, and fashion catalogues.

Partage Plus
Title: Partage Plus project logo
Date: 2014
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Partage Plus

Partage Plus digitised over 76 thousand pieces of content for ingestion into Europeana.

APEx
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Date: 2014
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APEx

APEx contributes to the development of a coherent digital infrastructure which opens up the portal to our common cultural heritage of archives, equally accessible for citizens, researchers, businesses and governments alike.

Europeana Collections 1914-1918
Title: Europeana Collections 1914-1918 project logo
Date: 2014
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Europeana Collections 1914-1918

Europeana Collections 1914-1918 created the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War - a substantial digital collection of material from national library collections of ten libraries in eight countries that found themselves on different sides of the historic conflict.

3D-ICONS
Title: 3D-ICONS project logo
Date: 2014
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3D-ICONS

3D-ICONS proposes to digitise a series of architectural and archaeological masterpieces of world and European cultural significance and provide 3D models and related digital content to Europeana, with the aim of contributing to the critical mass of highly engaging content available to users.

EuropeanaPhotography
Title: EuropeanaPhotography project logo
Date: 2014
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EuropeanaPhotography

EuropeanaPhotography is a digitisation project playing a key role in ensuring that digital content related to ancient photography is accessible in Europeana. 

Europeana Newspapers
Title: Europeana Newspapers project logo
Date: 2014
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Europeana Newspapers

A group of 17 European partner institutions have joined forces in the "Europeana Newspapers" project to provide more than 18 million newspaper pages to Europeana.

EFG1914
Title: EFG1914 project logo
Date: 2012
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EFG1914

EFG1914 was a digitisation project focused on films and non-film material from and related to World War I.

Digitised Manuscripts to Europeana
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Date: 2012
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Digitised Manuscripts to Europeana

DM2E aims to technically enable as many content providers as possible to integrate their content into Europeana and to stimulate the creation of new tools and services for re-use of Europeana data in the Digital Humanities.

Europeana Awareness
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Europeana Awareness

Europeana Awareness was a Best Practice Network to publicise Europeana at a political level, promote its use by the general public, develop new partnerships and further encourage cultural institutions to provide content

COMMIT
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Date: 2014
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COMMIT

Develop solutions to enrich collections using Internet enabled reliable, scalable and cost effective collaborative content curation and to improve accessibility through advanced personalised content recommendation and search functionalities.

Europeana 1989
Title: Europeana 1989 project logo
Date: 2014
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Europeana 1989

Europeana 1989 was a pan-European project concerning the political and social changes in Central and Eastern Europe in the year 1989; commonly known as the fall of the Iron Curtain.

Europeana 1914-1918
Title: Europeana 1914-1918 project logo
Date: 2014
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Europeana 1914-1918

The project is collecting memorabilia and stories from the period of the Great War (1914-1918).

Europeana V2.0
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Europeana V2.0

Europeana v2.0 was a project under the ICT PSP Work Programme with the aim to provide the majority of the funding required to ensure the continued running and development of Europeana.

Linked Heritage
Title: Linked Heritage project logo
Date: 2014
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Linked Heritage

Linked Heritage has 3 main objectives: To contribute large quantities of new content to Europeana; to demonstrate enhancement of quality of content; and to enable improved search, retrieval and use of Europeana content.

ARROW Plus
Title: ARROW Plus project logo
Date: 2014
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ARROW Plus

ARROW Plus built on and further implemented the ARROW system, which it refined after the piloting phase in Germany, France, Spain and United Kingdom.

Openup!
Title: Openup!
Date: 2014
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Openup!

European natural history museums and botanical gardens hold a large amount of multimedia data in their collections, such as specimen images, movies, and animal sound files, all with a reference to an observation or collection event in nature. As a result of Europe's colonial history, these specimens have been collected from every corner of the world over a period of more than three centuries.

ENUMERATE
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Date: 2015
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ENUMERATE

In ENUMERATE, we create a reliable baseline of statistical data about digitisation, digital preservation and online access to cultural heritage in Europe.

PATHS
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Date: 2014
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PATHS

PATHS created a system that acts as an interactive, personalised tour guide through existing digital library collections.

Europeana Libraries
Title: Europeana Libraries project logo
Date: 2014
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Europeana Libraries

Europeana Libraries brought the digital collections of 19 of Europe's leading research libraries to Europeana and The European Library.

Digitising Contemporary Art
Title: Digitising Contemporary Art project logo
Date: 2015
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Digitising Contemporary Art

‘Digitising Contemporary Art' (DCA) was a digitisation project for contemporary art, i.e. art made after 1945.

Natural Europe
Title: Natural Europe project logo
Date: 2014
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Natural Europe

In an era where natural history and environmental education inadequacy in formal and informal contexts is becoming an increasingly challenging issue, harvesting the potential of European digital libraries appears as a very attractive option.

ECLAP
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Date: 2014
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ECLAP

ECLAP is the new online archive for all performing arts in Europe.

thinkMOTION
Title: thinkMOTION project logo
Date: 2014
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thinkMOTION

The thinkMOTION project as part of Europeana led to the world's largest, free access digital library of content in the field of motion systems, which is essential for all technical domains.

HOPE
Title: HOPE project logo
Date: 2014
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HOPE

HOPE improved access to the vast amount of highly significant but scattered digital collections on 19th- and 20th-century European social history.

EURO-Photo
Title: EURO-Photo project logo
Date: 2014
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EURO-Photo

EURO-Photo has digitised at least 150,000 photographs from 10 major European news agencies. 

ASSETS
Title: ASSETS project logo
Date: 2014
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ASSETS

ASSETS improved the usability of Europeana by developing, implementing and deploying software services focused on search, browsing and interfaces. 

CARARE
Title: CARARE project logo
Date: 2014
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CARARE

CARARE enabled 2D and 3D content for heritage places to be brought together in Europeana, creating new functionality for users.

Judaica Europeana
Title: Judaica Europeana project logo
Date: 2014
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Judaica Europeana

Judaica Europeana partners digitised and uploaded to Europeana 3.7 million items, including 3,611,000 pages from books, newspapers and archives; 62,000 photographs, postcards and museum objects; 23,000 sound files of music and oral history; 2,000 moving image files.

Europeana Regia
Title: Europeana Regia project logo
Date: 2014
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Europeana Regia

Europeana Regia was a collaborative project that created a European corpus of digitised, mostly illuminated manuscripts.

EUscreen
Title: EUScreen project logo
Date: 2009
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EUscreen

With the support of FIAT/IFTA, the European Broadcasting Union and the Europeana Foundation, the EUscreen Best Practice Network provided access to a highly interoperable digitised collection of television material.

MIMO
Title: MIMO project logo
Date: 2009
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MIMO

The aim of the MIMO project was to create a single access point to digital content and information on the collections of musical instruments held in European museums.

EuropeanaTravel
Title: EuropeanaTravel project logo
Date: 2009
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EuropeanaTravel

EuropeanaTravel digitised some 4,000 maps, 16,000 images and 20,000 texts related to the theme of tourism and travel.

EuropeanaConnect
Title: EuropeanaConnect project logo
Date: 2009
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EuropeanaConnect

EuropeanaConnect delivered technical key components for an improved and user-friendly Europeana of the future. It has made Europeana more multilingual by giving users the possibility to search in more than one language and to have texts automatically translated.

BHL-Europe

BHL-Europe

BHL-Europe developed a multilingual portal (www.bhl-europe.eu), which provides unprecedented access to more than 25 million pages of biodiversity literature.

Europeana V1.0
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Europeana V1.0

Europeana V1.0 was a Thematic Network that brought content-holders – libraries, museums, archives and audio-visual collections – together with universities, ministries and heritage strategy bodies.

APENET
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Date: 2009
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APENET

APEnet contributed digital images of documents and its associated descriptions to Europeana, enabling users to explore not only archival materials but also related holdings in Europe's museums and galleries, film-archives, libraries and audio-visual organisations.

PrestoPRIME

PrestoPRIME

PrestoPRIME researched and developed practical solutions for the long-term preservation of digital media objects, programmes and collections, and found ways to increase access by integrating the media archives with European on-line digital libraries in a digital preservation framework.

ATHENA
Title: ATHENA project logo
Date: 2008
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ATHENA

ATHENA brought together relevant stakeholders and content owners from museums and other cultural institutions all over Europe to evaluate and integrate specific tools, based on a common agreed set of standards and guidelines to create harmonised access to their content.

EFG
Title: EFG project logo
Date: 2008
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EFG

The European Film Gateway (EFG) unlocked the richness of Europe's film archives for Europeana users and cinema lovers all over the world.

ARROW
Title: ARROW project logo
Date: 2008
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ARROW

ARROW made digital content in Europe more accessible, usable and exploitable.

EuropeanaLocal
Title: EuropeanaLocal project logo
Date: 2008
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EuropeanaLocal

EuropeanaLocal made close to 5 million digital items from regional and local museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual institutions accessible through Europeana and other service providers

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