"The shortest way towards the future is the one
that starts by deepening the past."
Aimé Césaire

Heritage Innovation Preservation Institute
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HIP.institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study, preservation and transmission of cultural heritage through the application of groundbreaking technologies.

Our conviction

Cultural heritage is a central focus of the innovation process: we aim at understanding the past through groundbreaking techniques that allow us to build the future.

Our philosophy

Thinking is important, but doing is key. We call ourselves a 'do Tank' of mixed and complementary talents who believe that breaking down silos between disciplines is the best innovation methodology.

Our actions

Our team members and partners have directed several internationally renowned cultural projects. We are now applying this technological and scientific knowledge to explore, preserve and share cultural heritage.

Our Founders

A multi-disciplinary team with extended experience in art, science and technology:

François Schuiten

Vice-president & co-founder

Artist and scenographer

Mehdi Tayoubi

President & co-founder

Innovation Strategist

Hany Helal

Vice-president & co-founder

Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University
Former Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research


We thank our benefactors and partners for their support.


ScanPyramids Q1 2016 Video Report
(Muons Techniques)

ScanPyramids Q1 2016 Video Report (Muons Techniques) from HIP Institute on Vimeo.

ScanPyramids Q4 2015 Video Report

ScanPyramids in 2015... To be continued in 2016 from HIP Institute on Vimeo.

ScanPyramids Mission Teaser
English Version

ScanPyramids Mission Teaser_English Version from HIP Institute on Vimeo.

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