Safeguarding Cultural Heritage Project in Crete (STORM)

Ephorate of Antiquities of Rethymno, in collaboration with the Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH) welcomed the partners of “STORM” (Safeguarding Cultural Heritage through Technical and Organizational Resources Management) in an executive meeting that started in the town of Rethymno – Crete, on July 18, 2017 and ended on July 20, 2017.

The “STORM” was financed by the European programme HORIZON 2020 and has a dual objective: firstly, to define the risks posed to heritage due to climate change and natural disasters and, secondly, to offer improved and effective strategies, systems and technologies for the protection of cultural heritage monuments.

The programme’s 20 partners included public and private bodies involved in the management and protection of cultural heritage, research institutes and technology specialists from seven countries: Italy, Portugal, United Kingdom, Turkey, Greece, Germany and Austria.

Greece participated with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Rethymnon, the Foundation for Technology and Research (FORTH) and Piraeus University of Applied Sciences (Technological Education Institute of Piraeus).


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