Heritage in Motion is a joint initiative of the European Museum Academy and Europa Nostra and is empowered by Europeana.
The European Museum Academy (EMA) is a non-profit foundation representing museums at the European level. It has members in 38 countries. The EMA is engaged in developing researches in the field of museum innovation, stimulating new ideas and experiences and offering its services as an incubator for new talents and new programmes in order to improve the quality of museum services and of museological discourse at the European level”.
Europa Nostra is the pan-European federation of heritage NGO's which is also supported by a wide network of public bodies, private companies and individuals. Covering more than 40 countries in Europe, it is the voice of civil society committed to safeguarding and promoting Europe's cultural and natural heritage. Europa Nostra celebrates excellence through the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards. It campaigns to save Europe's endangered monuments, sites and landscapes, in particular through the 7 Most Endangered programme. It also contributes to the formulation and implementation of European strategies and policies related to heritage, through a structured dialogue with European Institutions. Europa Nostra has strongly promoted and will actively contribute to the European Year of Cultural Heritage in 2018
Europeana is Europe’s digital platform for cultural heritage, collecting and providing online access to tens of millions of digitized items from libraries, archives, audio visual collections and museums across Europe. Its network brings together cultural heritage, technology and creative industries professionals from across Europe.2