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Interview Series: The Farmer Impact.

DEMETER’s aims to put digital means at the service of farmers. With this in mind, we catch up with one of the farmers invovled in our pilot project focused on IoT Corn Management and Decision Support Platforms. This pilot aims to improve improve greenhouse gas emissions and poor water quality that drive business risks in...
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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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Interview Series: Corn Management & Decision Support Platform Pilot – SIMAVI & APPR

We chat to Mircea Predut from Software Imagination & Vision S.R.L. (SIMAVI) and Cristina Cionga from APPR to learn more about the pilot project they are working on in Cluster 1 which focuses on IoT Corn Management & Decision Support Platform. What is the Romanian Maize Growers Association and can you explain more about your...
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Interview Series: Dimitris Katsantonis, ELGO

We chat to Dimitris Katsantonis from ELGO (Hellenic Agricultural Organization – “DIMITRA”) to learn more about the pilot project he is leading in Cluster 1 which focuses on water and energy management. Can you tell us a bit about your organisation and your involvement in the DEMETER project? ELGO (Hellenic Agricultural Organization – “DIMITRA”) is...
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DEMETER presented at Global IoT Summit

DEMETER was presented recently at the virtual Global IoT Summit (GIOTS) which took place on June 3rd. As part of the presentation on ‘Agri-food Research Centres as Drivers of Digital Transformation for Smart Agriculture’  by Juan Antonio Martinez of Odin Solutions (OdinS), Juan A. Lopez Morales and Antonio F. Skarmeta of University of Murcia (UMU),...
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DEMETER represents EU agri-tech at Brazil-EU Cooperation Conference

An online conference ‘Fostering STI twinning activities between EU and Brazil’ took place on Friday 22nd May. The aim of this conference was to present CT&I projects that are being carried out through cooperation and sectorial dialogue between the European Union and Brazil. The conference brought together scientists and Brazilian and European authorities who are developing...
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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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Field equipment deployed for Montenegrin pilot

Finally, as the COVID19 situation is getting better in Montenegro, UDG and Plantaze started deployment of the field equipment for the Montenegrin pilot of H2020 DEMETER. The pilot partners are in the process of installing and configuring the weather station, pheromone insect traps equipped with HD cameras, and sensor nodes for soil moisture monitoring and smart...
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Interview Series: Azucena Sierra from Tragsa

In the next edition of our interview series, we catch up with Azucena Sierra from TRAGSA Group. Azucena is the leader of the Pilot Cluster 1. Can you tell us a bit about your organisation and your involvement in the DEMETER project? TRAGSA Group is a company which provides the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture with...
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‘LEARNING MORE ABOUT DEMETER’ – Interview with Project Coordinator Kevin Doolin.

To learn more about the objectives of DEMETER and the achievements to date, we chat to Kevin Doolin, Project Coordinator of DEMETER and Director of Innovation at TSSG. Kevin outlines how DEMETER is a significant stepping stone towards meeting some of the requirements of the EU Green Deal and helping farmers with sustainability and higher...