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DEMETER sponsors Smart Agriculture session at Digital Around the World conference

The 24-hour Digital Around the World Conference, organised by IoT Forum, took a place on the 20th and 21st October. The conference brought together top-level speakers discussing the latest trends in digital transformation. DEMETER sponsored a session on Tuesday 20th October focused on ‘A farmer-centric approach for a data-driven transformation of Agriculture’. The session was...
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Interview Series: Diego Guidotti from Agricolus

In this edition of our interview series, we catch up with Diego Guidotti from Agricolus. Diego is the leader of the Pilot Cluster 3 within DEMETER. The cluster supports farmers in protecting the health and the quality of production, focusing on several fruit and vegetables crops in several European countries. Two pilots are crop oriented:...
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Researchers at University of Donja Gorica present DEMETER at webinar

Researchers from the University of Donja Gorica prepared a presentation titled “Digital transformation and smart agriculture” in the form of recorded webinar on the HighTech-Hub portal, a local site promoting high tech in Montenegro. Project DEMETER was featured in a blog post, as well as in the pre-recorded technical webinar. Link below for blog post...
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DEMETER presented at Greencities event

At the recent Greencities event, DEMETER was presented by Antonio F. Skarmeta of Universidad de Murcia in the FIWARE session focused on ‘Digitalising the Future of Water, 2020’. The objective of the session was to analyse how to overcome pressing challenges  from different perspectives and to understand how to do more with less water in...
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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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DEMETER Open Call Webinar announced

DEMETER, has announced the launch of its 1st Open Call, DEVELOP with a total budget of €300,000 available. This Open Call aims to attract and engage start-ups and SMEs with technology products that can be implemented within the agro-business sector. DEMETER will provide equity-free funding to support the integration and interoperability of these technology solutions...
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H2020 Agri-Tech project, DEMETER, announces 1st Open Call for Innovative Solutions

The Horizon 2020 project, DEMETER, has announced the launch of its 1st Open Call, DEVELOP on 16th September, with a total budget of €300,000 available to SMEs.   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...
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Benchmarking at Farm Level Decision Support System- Pilot Project

In this blog post, we learn more about Pilot 2.4 ‘Benchmarking at Farm Level Decision Support System’. Pilot Overview This pilot aims at developing services to support the benchmarking on the productivity and sustainability performance of the farms, leveraging and extending existing decision support system for farmers (DSS). This will involve monitoring different conditions and...
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Interview Series: Dr. Ing. Jaroslav SMEJKAL from LESPROJEKT

In this edition of our interview series, we talk with Dr. Ing. Jaroslav SMEJKAL from LESPROJEKT  who is leading the pilot project 2.3 focusing on Data Brokerage Service and Decision Support System for Farm Management.   Can you tell us a bit about yourself, your organization, and your involvement in the DEMETER project?   My name...
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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...