The EVoCH Platform is a European working group and permanent collaboration forum on the economic value of cultural heritage and activities to promote heritage knowledge, conservation, information and management.

Objectives

  1. To establish an extensive European cultural heritage network including all leading stakeholders within the cultural heritage value chain, combining their experiences, best practises and relevant information, encouraging dialogue, information sharing and the creation of synergies in the field all over Europe.
  2. To become the headquarters for the sharing research actions and for data comparison and analysis, in order to ascertain the economic impact of cultural heritage policies and activities, mainly in terms of job creation and social cohesion.
  3. To spread the word and raise awareness about the economic value of cultural heritage, as well as activities to boost the knowledge, conservation, dissemination and management of such heritage, trying to re-focus the social and public perception of the role of cultural heritage from burden to resource.