Promoting and Enhancing Reuse of Information throughout the Content Lifecycle taking account of Evolving Semantics (PERICLES) – is an Integrated Project funded by the European Union under its Seventh Framework Programme (ICT Call 9).

PERICLES is a four-year project that addresses the challenge of ensuring that digital content remains accessible in an environment that is subject to continual change. This can encompass not only technological change, but also changes in semantics, academic or professional practice, or society itself, which can affect the attitudes and interests of the various stakeholders that interact with the content. PERICLES takes a ‘preservation by design’ approach that involves modelling, capturing and maintaining detailed and complex information about digital content, the environment in which it exists, and the processes and policies to which it is subject.

SpaceApps' knowledge management team is working on the project developing an end-to-end Long Term data Preservation (LTDP) solution, initially applied to solar science data (

Start date: February 2013

End date: February 2017

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EU_logo This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework  Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant  agreement no 6 01138.