Sunday, October 17

Carles Cortés will direct a project on culture and digital heritage at Cenid

Carles Cortés

Carles Cortés

The Digital Intelligence Center of the Province of Alicante (Cenid), driven by Alicante Provincial Council, the University of Alicante (UA) and the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) continues its commitment to contribute to the digitization of the different sectors of the province of Alicante with the incorporation of a new line of work focused on culture and digital heritage.

The CENID project is directed by the professor at the University of Alicante, Carles Cortés, Vice-rector for Culture for the last eight years, which has designed a work team through which it will seek to “facilitate local entities, centers, associations or any cultural group at the provincial level, of the corresponding technical tools so that interactivity is enhanced in the activities programmed through the network and its heritage can be disseminated and made known “, as stated

The work focuses on the new social context that for Cortés “makes essential the necessary transformation of the entities that produce culture, transmitting their heritage in due time, so that citizens can actively participate in their activities and in the knowledge of their cultural manifestations”.

The initiative that is part of the digitization projects of the different sectors of the province of Alicante in which the Digital Intelligence Center works, plans to work on the development of the project throughout this year, establishing contacts with the different agents that produce and disseminate culture and heritage such as institutions, museums, associations or cultural groups and organizing training actions to launch digital tools that allow promoting the cultural and heritage offer through digital initiatives as of next year.

Carles Cortés affirms that the project focuses on “To put culture and cultural heritage within the reach of all citizens, as well as to promote their interaction”. The professor points out that “we do not intend to create only a repository of activities and the provincial patrimonial fund, we are looking for a digital tool that allows the participation of interested people, based on on-line activities and didactic guides or action schemes that enrich their personal training without the need to physically go to the production centers ”.

In the same way, the CENID initiative seeks to facilitate that cultural activities or assemblies have continuity over time that, in the case of performing arts performances, once they have been presented in the rooms, they can have a virtual space that allows that are available beyond your physical schedule.


The Digital Intelligence Center (Cenid) is an initiative of the Alicante Provincial Council, the University of Alicante (UA) and the Miguel Hernández University (UMH), to create the main benchmark for the province of Alicante in terms of development, research, dissemination and application of digital enabling strategies and technologies, all based on the experience and knowledge of the research and scientific staff of both university centers.

It is an initiative three way what do you expect promote the processes of innovation, generation and transfer of knowledge and technology in order to implement the economic development of the territory and that has lines of action focused on identity, use, personal safety, cybersecurity, emotional intelligence, communication, literacy, digital law and now also on culture and heritage.

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