Image Permanence Institute

n. (abbr. IPI) a laboratory devoted to researching the preservation of still and moving images and cultural property, and to providing related services to libraries, archives, and museums


The Image Permanence Institute (IPI) was founded in 1985 by the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and the Society for Imaging Science and Technology and, as of 2018, is part of RIT’s College of Art and Design.