CERTO

Centre of excellence for restoration by optoelectronic 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

A list of our published research, patents and books.

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Photo Gallery

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Media Gallery

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TransNational Access across Europe

The IPERION HS: Integrating Platforms for the European Research Infrastructure ON Heritage Science, a HORIZON 2020 project, is delighted to announce the 2nd Call for proposals for Transnational Access (TNA) to a wide range of high-level scientific instruments,...

MarketWatch.ro: Anatomia unei opere de artă

In this month’s issue of MarketWatch.ro, it was published an article about a case study regarding the investigation of the painting entitled "Woman reading" by Ștefan Luchian. This is a result of the collaboration between our department and Pinacoteca Municipiului...

1st Edition of the Fair ״Materials, Equipments, Services and Techniques Used in Cultural Heritage Conservation״

On 02.12.2020, within the IMPLEMENT project, the first edition of the Fair of services, equipment, methods and materials for restoration-conservation was organized. Due to the restrictions induced by the pandemic, it was organized online (WebEx), with the...

The 8th Edition of “Salonul cercetării științifice, inovării și inventicii – 𝗣𝗥𝗢 𝗜𝗡𝗩𝗘𝗡𝗧”

This year, due to the current global situation related to the pandemic COVID-19, this event was organized online on ZOOM, between 18-20.11.2020. Our department won: 4 Gold medals5 Diploma of Excellence

New paper published in Frontiers in Materials

This month our new paper “Application of spectroscopic and hyperspectral imaging techniques for rapid and non-destructive investigation of Jewish ritual parchment” has been accepted for publication in the Frontiers – in Materials / Environmental Materials journal. The...

Workshop Optoelectronics in Heritage Science

On October the 23rd, 2020, the online workshop Optoelectronics in heritage science took place, held within the international conference Optoelectronics Into a Powerful Economy. The event brought together a number of 130 people - identified by distinct addresses, from...

MarketWatch.ro: Tezaurul preistoric de la Tărtăria și valoarea investigării prin mijloace optoelectronice

In this month’s issue of MarketWatch.ro, it was published an article about an exceptional case study for the optoelectronic methods applied in the study and valorisation of prehistoric finds, in this case, a very famous archaeological site. The article can be read in...

New paper published in Frontiers in Materials

This month our new paper "Investigation on metal adornments from ancient Eastern Europe" has been accepted for publication in the Frontiers - in Materials / Environmental Materials journal. The article is part of the journal's special research topic Degradation of...

The VI-th edition of “Salonul Internațional de Invenții și Inovații ‘Traian Vuia’ Timișoara” 2020

This year, due to the current global situation related to the pandemic COVID-19, this event was organized online on ZOOM, between 13-15.10.2020. Our department won: 3 Gold Medals1 Silver Medal2 Bronze Medals

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