"Coming together is a beginning,                                                                                                                                                    staying together is progress,                                                                                                                                                         and working together is success." 

Inspired by these values, European Regions involved into FINCH partnership are getting in touch with other initiatives that share our efforts related to the conservation, valorisation, management and exploitation of cultural heritage with the involvement of private actors and the use of light financial instruments


ForHeritage – Excellence for integrated heritage management in central Europe

ForHeritage is implemented under the INTERREG Central Europe programme by partner institutions from Poland, Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. The ForHeritage project promotes integrated heritage  management engaging communities, mobilising funding and developing capacities for enhanced protection and management of cultural heritage assets in central Europe. 

Project web site: www.interreg-central.eu/forheritage

Innocastle - INNOvating policy instruments for historic CASTLEs, manors and estates 

Innocastle is an Interreg Europe funded project focused on improving policy instruments governing Historic Castles, Manors and Estates (HCME) in four partner regions from Romania, the Netherlands, Belgium and Spain. National Trust from the UK will act as knowledge partner throughout the process and support all partners in remodeling their policies.

European historic castles, manors and estates have the potential to become local catalysts for regional development and innovation. Innocastle prepares them for the future by stimulating resilient policies for conservation, transformation and exploitation .

Project Website: www.interregeurope.eu/innocastle 

SHARE - Sustainable approach to cultural Heritage for the urban Areas Requalification in Europe

 SHARE aims at exchanging experiences in cultural heritage policies in urban settings, in order to identify best practices and innovative methods to develop a sustainable and smart approach to its management and use.

The partners represent a variety of public bodies, agencies and academic centers coming from 7 Countries across Europe dealing with cultural heritage and smart cities policies: Italy, Spain, Romania, Hungary, United Kingdom (Advisory partner) , Sweden, Croatia.

SHARE has been identified as a relevant initiative for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.

Project Website: www.interregeurope.eu/share


CLIC - Circular model Leveraging Investments in Cultural heritage adaptive reuse

CLIC is a trans-disciplinary research project - funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme - whose overarching goal is to identify evaluation tools to test, implement, validate and share innovative “circular” financing, business and governance models for systemic adaptive reuse of cultural heritage and landscape, demonstrating the economic, social, environmental convenience, in terms of long lasting economic, cultural and environmental wealth.

The CLIC project applies the circular economy principles to cultural heritage adaptive reuse for achieving environmentally, socially, culturally and economically sustainable urban/territorial development.

CLIC Consortium - coordinated by the Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development, National Research Council of Italy (IRISS CNR - Italy)  - includes 15 partners and pursues to guarantee that the progress in the research and innovation on innovative circular business, financing and governance models for cultural heritage adaptive reuse is relevant and transferable in European cities and regions. 

Project Website: www.clicproject.euhttp://www.clicproject.eu

HERITAGE-PRO - Interdisciplinary Training for Professionals of Different Disciplines Towards Sustainable Management and Preservation of Cultural Heritage

HERITAGEPRO - co-funded under the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union - is implemented by a partnership of six European institutions, companies and networks from Germany, Spain, Austria, Sweden and Belgium, all active in vocational training for the preservation of cultural heritage. Their main objective is to upgrade the interdisciplinary competences of the workforce of heritage managers all over Europe in order to better valorize on expertise from different disciplines relevant for cultural heritage preservation. 

Project web site: heritage-pro.eu