The Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation (CATS) was made possible by a substantial donation by the Villum Foundation and the Velux Foundation, and is a collaborate research venture between Statens Museum for Kunst (the National Gallery of Denmark), Nationalmuseet (the National Museum of Denmark) and the School of Conservation at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK).
Besides these founding institutions, CATS collaborates with the following partners:
Integrated Platform for the European Research Infrastructure ON Cultural Heritage
The Panel Paintings Initiative is a multi year project — a collaboration of the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation and the J. Paul Getty Museum — which will address the need for educational resources and training opportunities in the structural treatment of panel paintings.
University of Copenhagen, Department of Chemistry
University of Copenhagen
Department of Scandinavian Research: Care and Conservation of Manuscripts
Research in Technical Art History
Gerson Digital: Dutch and Flemish Painting of the Golden Age in European Perspective
Sweden’s Premier Museum of Art and Design
Dürr NDT, X-ray equipment