EU Horizon Research Projects – #H2020 #HorizonEurope

    A #HorizonEurope Research Innovation Action – developing, testing, and validating an online platform utilizing cutting-edge AI technologies to create content collectively for cultural heritage and arts across Europe
  • Casting out the arctic research net – in the field with Touch in Tromsø
    Touch TD take a closer look at research around the challenges faced when balancing aquaculture, fisheries and tourism in Arctic Norway
  • Retaining jobs – sustaining communities in the westfjords of Iceland
    The ArcticHubs project team in the remote Westfjords corner of Iceland, focus applied research into how rural communities may be more effectively sustained
  • ArcticHubs
    A #H2020 multi-disciplinary international collaboration to develop research-led, practice-based solutions to address challenges faced in the Arctic.

Recent Projects

  • Buzludzha monument: sustainable cultural tourism plan
    Through ICOMOS International Cultural Tourism Committee (ICTC), the project aimed to develop a sustainable cultural tourism plan to support destination development at the Buzludzha Monument in central Bulgaria. The monument is a dissonant aspect of cultural heritage that aims to align with the other layers of the tourism offer developed in the municipality of Kazanlak.
  • Historic England’s future engagement with ICH
    This project was a collaboration between WSP Cultural Heritage & Archaeology and Touch TD involving interviews and desk research through the offices of Historic England. The purpose of the project was to advise Historic England on how it can engage most appropriately and effectively in the development of thinking and activity related to Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)
  • Evaluation of project ‘Rural Craft & Cultural Hubs in West Bengal’ – for UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office
    Final Evaluation of the project “Development of Rural Craft and Cultural Hubs in West Bengal to support inter-generational transmission of rural craft and performing arts” for UNESCO New Delhi cluster office
  • Expanding Lake Ohrid UNESCO WHS
    The project was designed to address the expansion of the mixed natural and cultural heritage around Lake Ohrid region shared between Albania and North Macedonia. It strengthened trans-boundary cooperaion over the region’s cultural and natural heritage, helping recognize and profile the trans-boundary area by asesessing its values and sustainable development opportunies.
    Touch TD delivered aspects of community engagement as related to archaeology & heritage sites and historic landscapes along the HS2 route in the West Midlands.
  • Community based destination management, Turkey
    The project contributed to developing a strategy and the tools for the practical implementation of sustainable community based destination management in Kemaliye, Turkey.