Here is the latest news from our EU-funded Innocastle Project (click the picture below to open pdf document).
University College Ghent organized the meeting to discuss the Decree on Immovable Heritage in Flanders
Innocastle partners met in Brussels between 4-5 February 2019 to dive deeper into each policy instrument.
Learning report of the first study visit and thematic seminar on quality in restoration and public-private partnerships.
A key deliverable of Innocastle is the baseline survey, a comparative study that will feed in the action plans.
Dutch study shows that for investing in (private) heritage houses brings wide benefits in the whole regions.
Innocastle kicked off officially in Romania. It was followed by a debate on quality in restoration.
Innocastle is about innovating policy instruments for preservation, transformation and exploitation of heritage castles, manors and estates. 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. The consortium of partners is composed of: National Institute of Heritage in Romania (lead partner), University College Ghent in Belgium, Province of Gelderland in the Netherlands, Regional Government of Extremadura in Spain and the National Trust in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (knowledge partner, through INTO). The project is financed by Interreg Europe, with a total budget of €1,120,335.00 (85% ERDF, 15% co-financing).