ICT 4 Cultural Heritage


3D modeling, virtual museum ,VR/AR, Cultural Heritage Digital Twin, Metaverse, NFT


Information and Communication Technology (ICT) plays a crucial role in preserving, representing, and disseminating cultural heritage. Integrating digital twin technology, metaverse platforms, and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) can offer innovative solutions in cultural heritage. The convergence of these technologies can create a rich and immersive digital ecosystem for cultural heritage. Imagine a scenario where users explore a digital twin of an ancient city within a metaverse, interact with NFTs representing unique artifacts, and contribute to preserving cultural history through blockchain-based ownership records. The synergy of digital twin technology, metaverse platforms, and NFTs opens up new possibilities for the appreciation and conservation of cultural heritage in the digital age.


  1. Investigate methodologies for creating high-fidelity digital twins of cultural artifacts and heritage sites. 
  2. Explore techniques for real-time updates and synchronization between physical artifacts and their digital twins. 
  3. Evaluate the user experience and engagement within metaverse platforms for cultural heritage exploration. 
  4. Investigate the scalability and performance of metaverse environments when hosting large-scale virtual exhibitions and interactive experiences. 
  5. Explore the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) for enhancing user interactions within the metaverse. 
  6. Examine the use of blockchain technology to secure and verify the authenticity of cultural heritage assets represented by NFTs. 
  7. Investigate the economic and cultural implications of tokenizing digital replicas of artifacts as NFTs.


UNINT, Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma, Uffizi Gallery, University of Salerno

Focus Areas

Digital twin, metaverse ,NFT, AR/VR