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DEMETER participates in European agricultural data space workshop

DEMETER recently participated in the recent Common European agricultural data space workshop on Sept 8th 2020.  Organised by the European Commission’s DG CNECT, in cooperation with DG AGRI, the workshop brought together key experts, scientists, IT and data specialists and interested participants working in the agri-food sector. The overall aim was to gather expert views...
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Digital Around the World Forum – A Global 24-hour Conference

For its 10th anniversary, the IoT Forum is launching a new 24 hours non-stop virtual conference that will roll over the World to run a quite unique event on emerging technologies and digital transformation. The event will bring together experts from all continents to present and discuss the latest technological innovations and trends in digital transformation:...
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DEMETER contribute to Osservatorio Smart AgriFood workshop

DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin, recently contributed to an Osservatorio Smart AgriFood workshop by Politecnico di Milano and Brescia University. Kevin prepared a video for the keynote session from Image Line which discussed European H2020 projects dealing with interoperability in agriculture. DEMETER sister project, ATLAS, also participated in the same session. Kevin outlined the role...
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DEMETER paper on Machine Learning for olive phenology prediction presented at GIOTS.

The DEMETER pilot project focusing on Decision Support Systems to support olive growing was presented recently at the virtual Global IoT Summit (GIOTS). The presentation and paper focused on ‘Machine Learning for olive phenology prediction and base temperature optimisation’ and was delivered by Noelia Oses, Izar Azpiroz, Marco Quartulli and Igor García of Vicomtech and...
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‘H2020 Agri-Tech Research in Europe’ webinar hosted by DEMETER & ATLAS

On June 18th H2020 projects, DEMETER and ATLAS will host a webinar presenting an overview of current EU (H2020) research in the Agri Tech space. It begins with an overview of emerging architectural approaches, implementation and standardisation. Following this we discuss how we engage real end users and stakeholders via our multiactor approaches. To finish...
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Digitisation in the wine industry

Representatives from company “13. jul Planaze”, University of Donja Gorica and DunavNET participated in a panel discussion that took place in Plantaže’s wine cellar Šipčanik on December 12, 2019. The discussion covered perspectives and directions for new developments in the company, where digital transformation was one of the main topics. We had a chance to inform all...
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DEMETER presented at several European Conferences

The DEMETER project, which aims to lead the digital transformation of Europe’s agri-food sector, was presented recently at several European conferences and workshops.  DEMETER seeks the adoption of advanced IoT technologies, data science and smart farming to ensure the sector’s long-term viability and sustainability. Some of the conferences are outlined below: At the IEEE 24th...
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DEMETER Meeting takes place in Brussels – December 2019

Following on from the kick-off meeting in September, a DEMETER follow up meeting took place on December 16 and 17 in Brussels. The objective of the meeting was to recap on the goals of the project and assess the progress made across the various work packages.  Work package and deliverable leaders shared their outputs to...
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€17m DEMETER projects Kicks Off

Agricultural technology experts gathered in Waterford in September to launch the DEMETER project which aims to digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector and support vibrant rural areas. The DEMETER project will demonstrate how field and plant sensors, weather stations, and monitoring and control devices can support sustainable farming and food-production systems. DEMETER is a large-scale European...
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DEMETER Project Discussed at Amplitude 19

The DEMETER project was discussed at the recent Amplitude conference held in Kilkenny, Ireland on 6th November 2019. Amplitude is an annual conference led by the Technology Transfer Offices of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and Institute of Technology Carlow with the support of Enterprise Ireland (EI) Technology Gateways and Research Centres. Over 80 attendees...