Presentation on theme: "EU policy for digitisation of cultural rersources"— Presentation transcript:
1 EU policy for digitisation of cultural rersources Khalil RouhanaDirector,European CommissionDirectorate-General for Information Society and MediaIMPACT final conference24-25 October 2011The British Library - London
2 Cultural heritage and the DAE Digitisation of cultural heritageA sustainable financing model for EuropeanaOrphan and out-of-commerce worksLegal frameworkUpdate Recommendation on digitisationIn preparationPublic Sector Information and Open DataCultural resources as a PSI
3 The work of the Comité des Sages “Bringing Europe’s Cultural Heritage Online” Stresses the economic aspects next to the cultural aspects‘Access’ is the central conceptDigitisation as a moral obligationEuropeana central in the strategyPrivate funds (PPP) for digitisation are necessary, under openness and transparency condition
4 Bringing Culture Online: the bottlenecks Funding challenge: more digitisation is necessary at Member State levelLegal challenge: adaptation of the legal framework to bring in-copyright material online
5 Forthcoming: update of the Commission Recommendation to Member States 2006: Commission Recommendation on the digitisation and online accessibility of cultural material and digital preservation2011: Update of the Recommendation:Support to EuropeanaRole of PPPsPrinciples on opennessImportance of Public Domain- Bringing also in-copyright works into Europeana
6 Cultural material as part of an Open Data strategy Aim: widest possible access to and re-use of cultural material for creativityBoth for non-commercial and commercial purposesReview of the Directive on the re-use of public sector informationImportance of open metadata
7 Our ambitions for Europeana Access for allEnriching and diversifying collections & users experienceTarget of more than 30 Million objects(already 19 million in 2011)A hub for the creative industriesInspire creation of content and new online servicesFacilitate economic activity based on digitised cultural resources.A platform also for in-copyright materialFull respect of the underlying intellectual property rights
8 Cultural resources and digitisation in ICT in FP7 Call 9 (DL is 17 April, 2012):Digital preservation and cultural heritageAddressing digitisation challengesTotal budget 70 M€Including R&D projects and CSAsWP 2013 Orientation in preparationCould include ICT for creativity, Preservation,
9 Cultural resources and digitisation in - CIP ICT PSP, 2012-2013 Orientations on digital content, open data & creativityContent in Europeana / experiment new technological solutionsExtend operations on re-use / links to creative industriesOpen Data (GI, OA, PSI, CH) - continue the competition experiments
10 Funding opportunities 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework Horizon a significant increase to Research and Innovation fundingConnecting Europe Facility (CEF) –cross-border infrastructures in energy, transport and ICT to strengthen the internal market
11 Horizon 2020 proposal Multiannual Financial Framework (2014-2020) Commission proposal adopted on 29 June 2011Proposed amount for Horizon 2020:€80 billion bringing R&I togther46% increase compared to current period ( )R&I increases to 8.5% of overall EU budgetDetailed proposal in November
12 Draft Horizon 2020 – proposed objectives and structure Europe 2020 prioritiesEuropean Research AreaInternational cooperationShared objectives and principlesTackling Societal ChallengesHealth, demographic change and wellbeingFood security and the bio-based economySecure, clean and efficient energySmart, green and integrated transportSupply of raw materialsResource efficiency and climate actionInclusive, innovative and secure societiesCreating Industrial Leadership and Competitive FrameworksLeadership in enabling and industrial technologiesICTNanotech., Materials, Manuf. and ProcessingBiotechnologySpaceAccess to risk financeInnovation in SMEsExcellence in the Science BaseFrontier research (ERC)Future and Emerging Technologies (FET)Skills and career development (Marie Curie)Research infrastructuresSimplified accessDissemination & knowledge tranferCommon rules, toolkit of funding schemes
13 Connecting Europe Facility CEF 2014-2020 Commission proposal to promote the completion of :Energy priority corridors €9.1 billionTransport core network €21.7 billionBroadband and key digital services €9.2 billionHigh speend Internet9 European Digital Infrastructures,
14 Connecting Europe Facility CEF: Key digital services Access to digital resources of European heritage:make available large collections of European cultural resources in digital formFoster their re-use by third partiesCore platform: EuropeanaGeneric servicesIncludes competence centres on digitisation and preservation of digital cultural heritage
15 Competence centres: - Our vision for coordinated effort in digitisation in Europe Support for the ‘best of breed’Generate equal access to excellence from anywhereWhile avoiding redundancyImprove digitisation capacityquality, coherence, efficiency, widespread accessibilityProvide services of guaranteed qualitydirectly or brokerage accessLeveraging effectlink EU added value and national initiativesFacilitate training and spreading knowledge, Lasting structuring effect!
16 Organisation of digitisation Competence centres addressing the challenges for digitisation in Member StatesOrganisation of digitisationClear overviews and targets, avoid overlapsOptimisation of capacityPooling of digitisation effortsequipment and expertise, cross-border collaborationSupport in access to fundingPPPs, Structural Funds…CEF, aggregation in Europeana and digitisation?
17 Challenges for Competence centres Sustainabilitytransition from the project innovation to brokerage of services and expertiseTypes of services, clients, funding, business plansEU provides both guidance (recommendation) and financial support (eg FP7, CIP and CEF)
18 DAE: “Every European digital!” In summary:Continued support to digitisationPlatform, competence, innovation and creativityOpenness for access and re-useCreative industriesImproving framework conditions for digitisationonline access & digital preservation of cultural material
19 “The culture industry will tomorrow be one of the biggest industries, a creator of wealth and jobs. We have to build a powerful European culture industry that will enable us to be in control of both the medium and its content, maintaining our standards of civilization, and encouraging the creative people amongst us.”Jacques DelorsInaugural speech at the European Parliament 1985
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