“Heritage Smart Lab” is one of the 136 European Digital Innovation Hubs selected and financed by the European Commission in the 27 countries of the Union, with the aim of supporting the digital transition of SMEs and PA, with particular reference to the technological domains of Artificial Intelligence, High Performance Computing and Cybersecurity.

The Heritage SmartLab, which will be based in Naples, Matera, and Bari, is the only European Pole in Italy fully focused on the digital transformation of the Cultural Heritage and Cultural and Creative Industries sector, a central sector in the Intelligent Specialisation Strategies of Campania, Basilicata, and Apulia.

The Campania Region, which supported the project together with the other two Regions, Basilicata and Apulia, is bidding to integrate and enhance the EDIH, in order to strengthen the sector’s industrial impact on the regional and southern territory.

Discussants include:

Raffaele Vitulli, President of Basilicata Creativa and coordinator

Piero Salatino, President of MedITech

Vincenzo Lipardi, President of SPICI

Ivo Allegro, CEO of Iniziativa Cube

Rosanna Romano, Director General for Cultural Policies and Tourism of the Campania Region

Josi Gerardo Della Ragione, Mayor of Bacoli


Valeria Fascione, Councillor for Research, Innovation and Startups of the Campania Region


Moderator: Ettore De Lorenzo


We look forward to seeing you on 15 December 2022 at 14:00 in the Regione Campania Arena!