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Conference paper in WorldCIST 2020

Researchers at UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), Ramón Alcarria, Borja Bordel and Tomás Robles, published a conference paper titled ‘Supervising Industrial Distributed Processes Through Soft Models, Deformation Metrics and Temporal Logic Rules’ at the World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (WorldCIST 2020).  The research leading to these results received funding from the European Commission...
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Interview Series: Bart Beusen from VITO

In this edition of our interview series, we catch up with Bart Beusen at VITO to learn more about pilot 3.4. Can you tell us a bit about yourself, your organisation and your involvement in the DEMETER project?   Hi, my name is Bart Beusen, I’m a researcher/data scientist at the remote sensing department of VITO....
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Interview Series: Carles Tur from TRAGSA

Can you tell us a bit about yourself, your organisation and your involvement in the DEMETER project?  . My name is Carles Tur. I am a technician responsible for the monitoring network of fruit fly Ceratitis capitata in Valencian Region, Spain. TRAGSA Group is a company which provides the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture with engineering and...
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Interview Series: Filipe Neves dos Santos from INESC TEC

In this edition of our interview series, we catch up with Filipe Neves dos Santos at INESC TEC to learn more about pilot 3.2. Can you tell us a bit about yourself, your organisation and your involvement in the DEMETER project?   My name is Filipe Neves dos Santos, I am a researcher and engineer passionate...
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DEMETER presented at European Researchers’ Night 2020

UDG, Plantaze, and DunavNET participated in the Montenegrin event organized under European Researchers’ Night 2020 umbrella. This was a 12-hour virtual event and the project partners gave a presentation on Smart agriculture in Montenegro dedicated to the activities in DEMETER project. The presentation discussed digital transformation in agriculture and described ongoing project activities and the...
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Full paper on Machine Learning Models for Olive Phenology Phase Prediction available

The full paper titled ‘Analysis of Copernicus’ ERA5 Climate Reanalysis Data as a Replacement for Weather Station Temperature Measurements in Machine Learning Models for Olive Phenology Phase Prediction’ was published in Sensors, a leading peer-reviewed open access journal on the science and technology of sensors.  This paper, written by Noelia Oses, Izar Azpiroz, Marco Quartulli...
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DEMETER Pilot Project Booklet

The DEMETER pilot projects are used to demonstrate and evaluate how innovations and extended capabilities benefit from the interoperability mechanisms. The pilots, running across 18 European countries, are also used to monitor the evolution of the maturity in the stakeholders involved. 20 pilot projects, grouped into 5 clusters, are running across: Arable crops Precision farming...
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DEMETER Open Call Applications

The first DEMETER Open Call, DEVELOP, closed on the 18th November 2020 with 61 applications received from 21 countries. The breakdown of applications per topic is outlined below: Topic 1: Soil Workability and Humidity Monitoring: 29 Topic 2: Interoperable Geo-tagged Photo App: 4 Topic 3: Isobus Enabler: 3 Topic 4: Blockchain-based solutions for agricultural applications:...
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DEMETER presents at ICT-Agri Forum

On November 19th, ICT-Agri ran a half-day forum with presentations and interactive discussions by relevant actors from research and industry to discuss ‘Best practices for Going to Market’.  The core objective of ICT-AGRI-FOOD is to introduce the 19 selected research projects it supports to experienced actors and to inform each other on existing insights, networks,...
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DEMETER participates at Future of Agritech event

DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin, participated on behalf of DEMETER at the recent agritech conference powered by Design Terminal and X-Europe. The conference focused on the future of agriculture, bringing industry players and the agrifood community to share their insight of a resilient and innovative sector based on digitalisation. Kevin participated in the panel talk...