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New Publication from Open Call #1 winner

SeedsBit was one of the winners of the 1st DEMETER Open Call, DEVELOP. SeedsBit addressed the blockchain-based solutions for agricultural applications challenge. In doing so, the company developed PerSePHOnE (Permissioned SeedsBit Traceability Platform Integration from Field to HoReCa with Ontology Extension).  PerSePHOnE is a system that guarantees the quality and validity of data and integrates...
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Work ongoing in DEMETER Orchard pilot

Researchers from University of Donja Gorica and DunavNET installed the latest IoT equipment for monitoring soil moisture, air conditions, and pheromone traps with cameras. The equipment is integrated with the AgroNET platform that has been used in Nase voce for some time. This new setup covers the parcels recently added to the orchards. This pilot focuses on complete...
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DEMETER survey on the barriers and drivers to Smart Farming Technology adoption

Providing better information to manage on-farm activities is the biggest driver of Smart Farming Technology (SFT) adoption, according to a recent survey from Horizon 2020 project, DEMETER. The DEMETER project is a large-scale deployment of farmer-driven, interoperable, smart farming-IoT (Internet of Things) based platforms, delivered through a series of 20 pilots across 18 countries. Understanding...
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DEMETER Open Call #2 Winners announced

Introduction Open Call #2, DEPLOY,  aimed to increase the outreach of the DEMETER value proposition by funding small consortia of 2-3 partners for the deployment of new, high-value pilots in the agri-food sector. These pilots focus on employing DEMETER methodologies and technologies, addressing clear farmer needs, with particular focus on EU geographic regions not currently...
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DEMETER participates in IoT Week 2022

DEMETER participated in IoT Week 2022 which took place in Dublin, Ireland from June 20-23rd. The IoT Week is a 4 day conference where leaders from the worlds of business, technology, science and academia shed light on the future of technology and its impact on business and life.  Representatives from around the world attended over...
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DEMETER representatives meet Irish Minister of State

On Monday 11th July, DEMETER representatives met with Martin Heydon, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in Ireland, with responsibility for Research & Development, Farm Safety and New Market Development. Minister Heydon was attending an event at Walton Institute, Waterford to launch the AgriDISCRETE Digitalisation Roadmap. The roadmap...
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DEMETER Pilot User Satisfaction Survey

The DEMETER Pilot User Satisfaction Survey assesses the DEMETER pilots round 1 from the pilot farmers’ perspective
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THRIVE Global Impact Challenge

The urgency of the climate crisis is more apparent than ever and disruptive innovation is key to creating a more sustainable, prosperous, inclusive, healthy and equitable future. The THRIVE Global Impact Challenge is a world-wide search for the most innovative startups who are advancing a net-zero future for agriculture. The Challenge will focus on 3...
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DEMETER at FarmConnect Romania

FarmConect Fair Romania originates from farmers’ necessity to step up in the public arena and present their work, explaining to consumers the particularities of an increasingly complex food chain. Also, this fair has a specific role in connecting the farmers with companies within the industry and facilitates the information, knowledge and experience exchange regarding good...
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DEMETER at World Farmers Organization General Assembly

The World Farmers’ Organization held a General Assembly in Budapest from June 7th to 10th, 2022 with more than 200 participants attended (farmers from all over the world, farmer associations, high-level representatives of international organizations, governments, and private sector entities). The DEMETER project was presented at an exhibition booth and during the session “Innovative Solutions...