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Fostering interoperability between DEMETER and other smart farming communities: the AFARCLOUD case

One of the goals of DEMETER is to be interoperable with other existing smart farming-IoT based solutions, so that both communities can exchange information and services for a mutually beneficial collaboration. In this blog we will analyse the interoperability between DEMETER and AFarCloud platforms, which is being demonstrated in use case no. 1 (UC#1) of...
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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 launches 2nd Open Call for innovative solutions

The Horizon 2020 project, DEMETER, has announced the launch of its 2nd Open Call, DEPLOY, with a total budget of €740,000 available. DEMETER aims to lead the digital transformation of Europe’s agri-food sector through the rapid adoption of advanced Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, data science and smart farming ensuring the industry’s long-term viability and...
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Farmer-driven innovation towards sustainable and climate resilient food systems

by Ambra Raggi, Policy Officer, World Farmers’ Organisation, WFO From October 31st to November 12th, the United Kingdom, in partnership with Italy, hosted the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference. World leaders, alongside negotiators, government representatives and other relevant stakeholders, convened in Glasgow for twelve days of talks on how to accelerate action towards a successful...
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Indoor Farming Technologies driving change

By Alexander Berlin, Berlin Thinking Consulting In the 4-year experience of IoF2020, we could successfully measure and prove the impact of digital transformation to make our food supply chain more sustainable, fair, efficient, and resilient. Part of this endeavour in IoF2020 focused on vertical farming together with Signify and showed the huge potential of indoor...
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DEMETER Open Call winner addresses sustainability

Métrica6 is an R&D company specialized in the development of eco-efficient and sustainable solutions. Among the services we provide, you can find the development of technological products, ranging from the basic idea to its implementation in real environments and technology business consulting. We have more than eight years of experience in the sector, throughout our...
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DEMETER tackling sustainability

DEMETER aims to lead the Digital Transformation of the European Agrifood sector based on the rapid adoption of advanced technologies, such as Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Decision Support (DSS), Benchmarking, Earth Observation, etc., to increase performance in multiple aspects of farming operations, as well as to ensure the long-term viability and sustainability...
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The Farmer Perspective – Aleksandar Zeremski

As part of the DEMETER multi-actor approach, its important to speak with the farmers participating in the DEMETER pilots to understand their experiences with the technologies and the project. This time, we speak with Aleksandar Zeremski, a farmer in Serbia, who is participating in the ‘Disease Prediction and Supply Chain transparency for Vineyards‘ pilot. Aleksandar...
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DEMETER survey for farmers regarding Smart Farming Technologies

DEMETER, a project funded by the European Commission, focused on the digital transformation of the agri-food sector, has prepared a survey to better understand farmers’ needs, interests and concerns regarding the adoption and use of Smart–Farming Technologies. With these survey results, DEMETER can contribute to the body of knowledge regarding such technologies but also ensure farmers’...
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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...