Digital Lab of Cretan Hagiography using new technologies and 3D virtual reality (e-hagiography)

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Program: Regional Operational Programme of Crete 2014-2020
Duration: 32 months
Total Budget: 483,000 EUR
OAC Budget: 64,800 EUR


The company Media Suite (, the Computer Technology Institute and Press “Diophantus” (, the Centre for Research & Technology Hellas ( and the Orthodox Academy of Crete ( participate in the implementation of the project “Digital Lab of Cretan Hagiography using new technologies and 3D virtual reality (e-hagiography)” in the context of the Regional Operational Programme of Crete 2014-2020.


The main goal of the project is the development of a new, innovative Digital Laboratory of Cretan Hagiography (, which will be characterized by scientific design and ease of use and learning, low access costs, great possibilities of expansion with the attachment of additional educational materials, to meet the increased cognitive needs of the target group and be used by people with disabilities. The "Digital Lab of Cretan Hagiography" will be an online platform with the use of which anyone interested can learn the art of Hagiography, without physical presence, using a computer from their place, utilizing the internet and new technologies.

With this research project, the cooperation of the company-partner with the research community will be strengthened, the staff of the company-partner will be specialized with new procedures and productive practices and the possibility of direct commercial use of the Hagiography Lab will be given in a subscription form, strengthening the extroversion, and improving the competitiveness of the business - partner.