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Priorities and strategies to support cultural heritage research activities within ECTP and future FP7 activities


The Focus Area Cultural Heritage (FACH) is one of the 7 Focus Areas (FAs) of the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP). So far, a first version of the FACH Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) has been launched in Dec 2005 and integrated into the ECT P and its SRA through the ECTP Support Group (SG). An Action Plan for its sound integration into the ECTP and FP7 is starting now.

The overall objective of CHRAF is to support the FACH activities regarding Cultural Heritage (CH) research, its dissemination, coordination and integration into the ECTP and FP7. Partial objectives:
-To help identify priorities and develop strategies regarding CH Research as input to the ECTP and its SRA as well as to future FP7
-To support the organisation and co-ordination of the FACH of the ECTP and its Working Groups (WGs) in relation to the other ECTP´ FAs and its WGs
-To promote the exchange of information and dissemination of results of FP5-FP6 projects in CH research.

Main measurable results:
-3 updated & upgraded versions of FACH´ SRA implemented within the ECTP -Synthesis of clear research priorities recommendations for FACH's SRA implementation in FP7 work programme for 2007, 2008 and 2009
-A secretariat for the FACH, set up and recommendations for future structure of the FACH within the ECTP and relations with other Fora and European Platforms CH related
-Mapping FP5-FP6 projects in CH and information exchange activities
-Assessment of results regarding FP5-FP6 projects in CH & recommendations for further exploitation
-Dissemination and exploitation plans & deployment

The consortium is formed by 4 partners from 3 member states: VINCI and UL FGG, as FACH co-ordinators and members of the ECTP's SG, CSTB as ECTP secretariat and Labein, as a relevant FACH an d ECTP member. FACH's relevant members will participate in the project as subcontractors.

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