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Optoelectronic Methods and techniques
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Laboratories

We cover a wide range of approaches for the documentation, investigation and monitoring of Cultural Heritage assets.

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Our Projects

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Field Campaigns

One of our core elements is the mobile laboratory ART4ART, for it makes possible to bring the laboratory in situ.

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Published Work

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THE 24th INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF INVENTIONS: INVENTICA 2020

This year, due to the current global situation related to the pandemic COVID-19, this event was organized online, between 29-31.07.2020. Our department won: 1 Diploma for Excellence 2 Diplomas for realization While our Institute received the Grand prize.

Workshop: Advanced approaches for Cultural Heritage conservation

The workshop was held online and it aimed at bringing together specialists from the CERTO group and the Institute of Solid State Physics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, and presenting recent studies, advances and development in the field of Heritage Science. A...

New paper published in Heritage Science Journal

This month our new paper “Uncovering hidden jewels: an investigation of the pictorial layers of an 18th-century Taskin harpsichord” was published in Heritage Science Journal. You can read it HERE! The paper is available on request. Abstract Abstract The Peleș National...

MarketWatch.ro: 3D digitization practice in the continuous documentation of Cultural Heritage

In this month’s issue of MarketWatch.ro, it was published an article about the importance of 3D digitization of Cultural Heritage. The article can be read in Romanian (!), here.

MarketWatch.ro: Romanian contemporary art in dialogue with conservation science

In this month’s issue of MarketWatch.ro, it was published a very interesting article on the provocation of contemporary art to the heritage sciences. The article can be read in Romanian (!), here.

MarketWatch.ro: CERTO, a scientific heritage dedicated to the protection of Cultural Heritage

In this month’s issue of MarketWatch.ro, it was published a dedicated article that collects testimonials from our partners. The article can be read in Romanian (!), here.

MarketWatch.ro: Europa Nostra distinction for a spanish monument restored with the help of INOE 2000

In this month's issue of MarketWatch.ro, it was published a dedicated article on our contribution to the restoration of the Gate of the Apostles in the XIV-th century Archiepiscopal Church Santa Maria Mayor in Morella, Spain. This project of restoration was awarded by...

New paper published in Microchemical Journal

This month our new paper "Multidisciplinary approach for time-framing of an overpainted wooden iconostasis from Southern Romania" was published in Microchemical Journal. You can read it HERE! The paper is available on request. Abstract In this study several...

New e-book: ARTEMIS

Cercetări multidisciplinare pentru evaluarea stării de conservare a unor situri rupestre din zona Aluniș-Bozioru (Munții Buzău) incluse în patrimoniul cultural național, Lucian Ratoiu, Alexandru Chelmus, Laurentiu Angheluta, Alexandru Petculescu, Ionut Mirea, Cristian...

Center of excellence for
restoration by optoelectronic techniques

We are a department within the National Institute for Research and Development for Optoelectronics INOE 2000. Our department carries out researches on advanced techniques for artwork restoration & conservation. Research activities are generated by the new demands from restorers and conservators practice. A significant experience was accumulated in multidisciplinary research projects, and a very special part of the experience and of the gained reputation raised up from various on site collaborations.

Important results were accumulated in laser cleaning, environment control and micro-climate monitoring, non-contact, non and micro-invasive investigation methods, remote fast response techniques for cultural heritage investigation, diagnosis, intervention.

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Address

409 Atomiștilor Street,
Măgurele, IF, Romania

Phone

+40 31 405 63 98

Email

certo@inoe.ro