Past projects

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

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

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

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.

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

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
Title:
PRELIDA project logo
Date:
2014

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.

AthenaPlus
Title:
AthenaPlus project logo
Date:
2014

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.

meSch
Title:
meSch project logo
Date:
2014

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
Title:
Presto4U project logo
Date:
2014

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

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

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

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.

APEx
Title:
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Date:
2014

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

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

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.

COMMIT
Title:
COMMIT project logo
Date:
2014

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.

Linked Heritage
Title:
Linked Heritage project logo
Date:
2014

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.

Openup!
Title:
Openup!
Date:
2014

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.

Natural Europe
Title:
Natural Europe project logo
Date:
2014

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.

thinkMOTION
Title:
thinkMOTION project logo
Date:
2014

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.

Judaica Europeana
Title:
Judaica Europeana project logo
Date:
2014

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.

EUscreen
Title:
EUScreen project logo
Date:
2009

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

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.

EuropeanaConnect
Title:
EuropeanaConnect project logo
Date:
2009

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.

APENET
Title:
APENET project logo
Date:
2009

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

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.

EuropeanaLocal
Title:
EuropeanaLocal project logo
Date:
2008

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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