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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

Visit our past and current projects and collaborations.

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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

See where we’ve been and what we’ve done lately.

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Media Gallery

Short documentaries, presentation clips and radio interviews.

Field campaign: Golești Museum – autumn edition 2021

The field campaign carried out at the Golești Museum is an activity from the PEGASUS project (PN-III-P2-2.1-PTE-2019-0492).

New paper published in X-Ray Spectrometry

A new paper has been published by our team in the journal X-Ray Spectrometry. The article, entitled "Unveiling the original layers and color palette of 18th century overpainted Transylvanian icons by combined X-ray radiography, hyperspectral imaging, and spectroscopic...

Call for papers, Special Issue in Buildings

Special Issue "Advanced Technologies in Architectural Heritage Protection", Guest Editor Dr. Roxana Radvan. Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2021. Special Issue Information: The role of scientific research in the conservation and restoration of the...

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...

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