Kick-off of the Be.CULTOUR project of which ICHEC is a partner!

Kick-off of the Be.CULTOUR project of which ICHEC is a partner!
ICHEC is happy to announce the launch of H2020 project Becultour (TRANSFORMATIONS-04-2020) in February 2021. This Innovation Action project was selected, praised and awarded a full mark by the European Commission which is quite rare.
ICHEC is one of the 15 partners in the consortium and the project is coordinated by CNR-IRISS from Naples, Italy. More info follows

Be.CULTOUR | Beyond CULtural TOURism: heritage innovation networks as drivers of Europeanisation towards a human-centred and circular tourism economy

Overall objective

The overarching goal of this project is to develop and test human-centred and circular economy approaches for sustainable cultural tourism in deprived remote, peripheral or deindustrialized areas and cultural landscapes, as well as touristic high demand over-exploited areas, through collaborative innovation and human-centred product-service-policies design methodologies, to enhance sustainable cultural tourism in European regions and cities for local communities’ empowerment, wellbeing enhancement, socio-economic development and cooperation at cross-border, regional and local level.


Partners of the consortium

  • 1-Coordinator of the project: National Research Council (CNR), Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development (IRISS), CNR IRISS, Italy
  • 2-ERRIN European Regions Research and Innovation Network ERRIN, Belgium
  • 3-ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability ICLEI, Germany
  • 4-Iniziativa Cube INI, Italy
  • 5-Uppsala University UU, Sweden
  • 6-Haute École « ICHEC - ECAM – ISFSC » ICHEC, Belgium
  • 7-Open University of the Netherlands OUNL, The Netherlands
  • 8-Regional Tourism Promotion Agency of Basilicata APT-BAS, Italy
  • 9-Provincial Government of Teruel PGT, Spain
  • 10-Larnaca and Famagusta Districts Development Agency ANETEL, Cyprus
  • 11-Laona Foundation LAONA, Cyprus
  • 12-Vastra Gotaland Region VGR, Sweden
  • 13-Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities SCTM, Serbia
  • 14-North-East Romania NERDA, Romania
  • 15-Verde e Moldova VEM, Moldova
  • 15-Verde e Moldova VEM, Moldavie

Contact person:
dr. Ruba Saleh
Assistant professor