The 9th meeting of the Expert Group on Digital Cultural Heritage and Europeana (DCHE) took place as a virtual online meeting in the morning of 22 April 2021. The outcome of the recent evaluation of the recommendation on digitisation, online access and digital preservation of cultural heritage material (2011/711/EU) was presented and discussed. The presentation focused on the changes in the cultural heritage landscape over the past years and how those also bring new opportunities. Furthermore. the importance of 3D technologies was emphasized.