Examples of open innovation
in the cultural heritage in times of crisis

Driven by our strong belief that cultural heritage protection and preservation should be at the forefront of collective efforts, especially during conflicts, in this case the Ukrainian war, we felt the need to act by identifying initiatives highlighting the way open innovation can maximise the impact and effectiveness of such efforts to communities involved.

Stefania Oikonomou, Katerina Zourou


Case study

How cultural heritage organisations reacted to the crisis

Open innovation in academia-society cooperation

About us

Web2Learn is a Greek Research & Development company specialising in open and social learning. We provide learning and teaching services and products from an open perspective (open educational resources and practices) and from a networking and collaboration perspective (collective learning, social networked learning). At Web2Learn we connect our results to academic work (peer-reviewed paper journals, book chapters, conference presentations). Web2Learn is a pioneer in the development of digital learning and training resources.

The authors of this online resource

Stefania Oikonomou, MA, and Katerina Zourou, Ph.D., are the main authors of this online resource, on an original idea of the latter. Contributors: Maria Grazia Oikonomou, Mariana Ziku and Anna Skowron.


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