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The Farmer’s Voice: Barriers and Drivers to Technology Adoption

DEMETER in association with SVG Ventures | THRIVE is organizing an online event titled ‘The Farmer’s Voice: Discussing Drivers and Barriers to Technology Adoption’ on 31st March at 2-3.30PM (CET). The webinar will share results of the recent DEMETER survey which aimed to better understand farmers’ needs, interests and concerns regarding the adoption and use of Smart Farming Technologies....
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Supporting International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women. This year, the campaign theme was #BreaktheBias where collectively we can imagine and strive for a gender equal world, without bias, stereotypes and discrimination. As part of this, we celebrate women’s achievement, raise...
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Webinar: The Farmer’s Voice – Drivers and Barriers to Technology Adoption

DEMETER in association with SVG Ventures | THRIVE is organizing an online event titled ‘The Farmer’s Voice: Discussing Drivers and Barriers to Technology Adoption’ on 31st March at 2-3.30PM (CET). The webinar will share results of the recent DEMETER survey which aimed to better understand farmers’ needs, interests and concerns regarding the adoption and use...
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A review of The Changing Face of Agriculture event

Introduction On February 17th, DEMETER and SmartAgriHubs joined forces to host an event titled ‘The Changing Face of Agriculture –  discussing youth, gender and digitalisation in agriculture.  Significant conclusions related to the age, gender, pay and education gap in agriculture can be extracted from the data gathered on the “Agriculture, forestry and fishery statistics —...
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The Changing Face of Agriculture – 17th February 2022

The European agriculture sector is undeniably facing several challenges including an ageing population and gender inequality. However, tackling these challenges head-on can provide a professional development opportunity for new generations, in which women will experience an acceleration towards equality.  To clearly address the current status and the growing opportunities within farming, DEMETER and SmartAgriHubs, leading Horizon2020 projects...
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The generational and gender gap in agriculture

The European agricultural sector is undeniably facing several challenges including an ageing population and gender inequality. However, tackling these challenges head-on can provide a professional development opportunity for new generations, in which women will experience an acceleration towards equality.  To clearly address the current status and the growing opportunities within farming, DEMETER and SmartAgriHubs, leading...
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IoT Week 2022 – Global Vision: IoT Today and Beyond

The 11th edition of the IoT Week conference, a global annual event dedicated to IoT, will take place in Dublin (Ireland) from June 20th to 23rd, 2022. DEMETER will be running  a session dedicated to Digital Agriculture.  IoT Week is the most important annual event organized by the IoT Forum since 2011.  The last edition, due to the pandemic,...
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DEMETER Open Call webinar – 11th January 2022

The DEMETER project has launched its second open call, DEPLOY, to fund the deployment of new pilots in the agri-food sector, offering grants up to EUR 150.000 (equity-free). DEPLOY aims 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...
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DEMETER sponsors European Big Data Value Forum 2021

The European Big Data Value Forum (EBDVF) took place from the 29th of November to the 3rd of December. The theme was “Digital Transformation powered by Data and AI”.  The programme was structured into five tracks discussing the topics of adoption of industrial and trustworthy AI, Data Spaces, Data-Driven business models, standardization, societal impacts and...
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DEMETER participates at COP26 on Science and Innovation Day

Introduction On the 9th of November, DEMETER was excited to participate in COP26 with a one-day exhibition stand in the Green Zone. COP26 is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference with the aim of bringing parties together to accelerate towards climate change action. The Green Zone at COP26 is where the public, civil society,...