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Poultry Farm Pilot Installation in Montenegro for DEMETER

University of Donja Gorica and DunavNET initiated a collaboration with Radinovic Company, a poultry farm owner and operator from Montenegro. Radinovic poultry farm will be used as a pilot site in the H2020 DEMETER project for poultry farm management system. The farm is located near Pogorica, only a few kilometres away from the university. The...
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Interview with Miguel Goncalves, DEMETER Open Call Manager

Can you tell us about yourself and your role in DEMETER? I have a background in economics, and I am passionate about innovation and technology. At F6S – the largest Startup/SME community globally – I work as an EU project manager helping founders grow by connecting them with equity-free funding opportunities and other innovation support...
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DEMETER Technical Update – Thanasis Poulakidas, Integration Manager

We had significant developments on the technical front during the first year of DEMETER. After developing the overall DEMETER reference architecture, the first version of the DEMETER integration platform and tools has now been released. Its main components are: the Stakeholder Open Collaboration Space (SOCS), where farmers, experts and other stakeholders come together to collaborate...
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DEMETER Pilot Update – Martin Klopfer, WP5 Leader

Everything in DEMETER revolves around our 20 Pilots and the real-world use cases and requirements they bring to the table. The objective is to ensure that whatever we develop in DEMETER can be of use to other stakeholders in the smart agricultural domain, but first and foremost to the farmers. The topics, scope and size...
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DEMETER – A year in review

DEMETER celebrated its one year anniversary in September 2020. This represents an ideal opportunity to reflect on the various milestones that have been met across the project. The project launched in September 2019 where representatives from 60 partner organisations gathered in Waterford, Ireland to discuss the work plan and the upcoming activities.  A follow-on project...
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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 participates in ErasmusPlus VIRAL project webinar

DEMETER participated in the second workshop/webinar on ‘ICT in agriculture’ in a series of trainings within the VIRAL project which ran on October 06-07th, 2020. The VIRAL project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, aims to trigger a higher level of knowledge, skills and application with reference to the use of ICT...
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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...