Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro (ISCR, formerly ICR) (Higher Institute for Conservation & Restoration)
The Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro (ISCR, formerly ICR) was founded in 1939. The tasks of the I.S.C.R. are as follows: a) to carry out systematic investigations according to the influence of the various environmemntal factors, natural or accidental, that exercise a process of deterioration; also on the means to prevent and inhibit the effects; b) to carry out the necessary investigations for the formulation of rules and of the relative specific techniques of restoration of conservation interventions; c) to render scientific and technical advice to the peripheral bodies of the Ministry and of the Regions; d) to provide the teaching of restoration, particularly to the scientific-technical staff of Administration and of updating courses to the same State Administrative staff and to the Regional Administration should they require this; e) to carry out particularly complex restoration interventions or those corresponding to research necessities or to research aims or to didactic aims (from website).
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