Who we are

About us

E-RIHS.it represents the national node of the European Research Infrastructure on Heritage Science E-RIHS (www.e-rihs.eu) and aims to create a distributed research infrastructure (RI) for Heritage Science in Italy.
Recognized as a potential research infrastructure of pan-European interest, E-RIHS.it was approved and funded by MIUR, the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
E-RIHS.it, coordinated by CNR, strengthens the Italian position in Europe in the field of Heritage Science and improves its capabilities in the technological and scientific sectors related to Cultural Heritage. E-RIHS.it integrates cutting-edge facilities and offers access to a wide range of high-level scientific tools, as well as to methodologies, data and tools to promote knowledge and innovation in the conservation of Cultural Heritage. E-RIHS.it connects researchers from different organizations and promotes their mobility, contributing to the dissemination and enhancement of national research and technological development.

E-RIHS.it offers:

  • national access to prestigious laboratories and cutting-edge equipment
  • networking activity
  • training and education
  • communication, dissemination and exploitation of results
  • promotion of innovation



The Italian node is under construction. Agreements between Institutes and Institutions operating in the Heritage Science sector are being defined.
Currently, the node consists of: