Heritage Smart Lab | EDIH – European Digital Innovation Hub 

The European Hub for Digital Innovation for the Cultural and Creative Industries

Within the framework of the Digital Europe Programme 2021-2027, the European Commission, together with the EU Member States, has established a network of European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIH) 

The EDIHs act as catalysts for the dissemination and adoption of advanced digital technologies with the aim of supporting Public Administrations and Companies to become more competitive.  

SPICI, as a partner of the Heritage Smart Lab (HSL), offers services dedicated to digital transformation in the field of Cultural Heritage and Cultural and Creative Industries. 

Heritage Smartlab – The Campania Spoke 

SPICI Srl, Iniziativa Cube Srl, and the Meditech 4.0 Competence Center operate as the Campania Spoke of the EDIH – Heritage SmartLab, the European Digital Innovation Hub for  the digital and green transition in the sectors of Cultural Heritage, Culture, Creativity, Tourism Enhancement, and other related sectors. 

EDIH-Heritage Smart Lab is a Hub funded by the European Commission and the Ministry of Enterprises and Made in Italy, coordinated by the Basilicata Creativa Cluster, with  a partnership composed of: Sviluppo Basilicata, Digital Innovation Hub Basilicata, Lucanian Aerospace Cluster, Lucanian Automotive-Intelligent Factory Cluster, Basilicata Energy Cluster, Meditech Competence Center, SPICI srl, Iniziativa Cube Srl. 

In the three-year period 2023-2025, various service and guidance activities are planned for the use of emerging technologies by Public Administrations and Public Entities, such as Test Before Invest interventions and the Access to national and international financing opportunities. 

Services for Public Administrations 

We address museums and theaters, archaeological and natural parks, historic villages, cities, and municipalities interested in testing and/or developing new applications for the smart management of tangible and intangible heritage, to improve the energy efficiency of sites, and to enhance cultural services to citizens. 

Services for SMEs 

We address SMEs and startups in the creative and cultural industries sector that intend to test new applications for the smart management of tangible and intangible heritage, to streamline and enhance products and services for cultural and touristic valorization as well as entertainment.