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Interview with farmer involved in DEMETER pilot

Edvard Shermandini from Georgia explains more about his experience in the DEMETER project.  Edvard is involved in Pilot 5.1 ‘Disease Prediction and Supply Chain Transparency for Orchards/Vineyards’. The pilot focuses on complete farm management in vineyards and orchards, providing pest and disease management tools to optimise pesticide usage and increase crop quality. It is running in Serbia,...
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DEMETER presents at AgriTech 4.0 conference

DEMETER participated in the AgriTech 4.0 virtual conference which took place on January 29th and February 19th. The conference explored the wide range of opportunities available through programmes, development, support, and investment opportunities, and examined how new and changing technologies will influence the agriculture environment over the next 25 years, providing sustainable food solutions. DEMETER...
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Interview Series: Bernadette O’Brien from Teagasc

In this edition of our Interview Series, we talk to Bernadette O’Brien, a Researcher Officer from Teagasc in Ireland to learn more about the pilot 4.3 that she is leading in Pilot Cluster 4. Can you tell us a bit about your organisation and involvment in DEMETER?   Teagasc is the state agency in Ireland responsible...
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A Knowledge Graph for the Agri-Food Sector

Our colleague Raul Palma from the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC) has written a blog post for Metaphacts explaining how Knowledge Graph technology can address data integration challenges in the agri food sector, showcasing it through a few use cases. He describes how he leveraged metaphactory to build a domain-specific application – FOODIE – that...
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DEMETER featured at Academia-Industry Cooperation workshop

The DEMETER project was featured in a presentation given by UDG, Plantaze, and DNET at the Academia-Industry Cooperation workshop organized withing VIRAL project on the 9th February 2021. The partners presented several projects in the domain of smart agriculture including H2020 TagItWine, DIPOL, H2020 DEMETER, and VIRAL. More info on VIRAL website here A video...
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Interview Series: Antonio Caruso from Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A. (ENG)

In this edition of our Interview Series, we talk to Antonio Caruso from Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A. (ENG), Italy to learn more about the pilot he is leading in Pilot Cluster 4. Can you tell us a bit about yourself, your organisation and your involvement in the DEMETER project?   I’m Antonio Caruso, technical manager at...
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DEMETER presented at AEF Tech Talk

DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin, presented at a recent AEF (Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation) Tech Talk on 5th February. The Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF) is an independent organization founded on October 28th, 2008 by seven international ag equipment manufacturers and two associations. These Tech Talks are a new educational series organised by the AEF...
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Researchers in DEMETER publish new paper in MDPI Electronics

Researchers participating in DEMETER; Juan A. López-Morales and Antonio F. Skarmeta from University of Murcia, alongside Juan A. Martínez from Odin Solutions, have published a new paper titled ‘Improving Energy Efficiency of Irrigation Wells by Using an IoT-Based Platform’ in MDPI journal, Electronics. This work has been funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research...
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Interview Series: Roald Sand from TFoU

In this edition of our interview series, we catch up with Roald Sand from TFoU (Trøndelag Forskning og Utvikling) to learn more about the Pilot Cluster 4 and the pilots running under this cluster. Cluster 4 focuses on supporting farmers for livestock animal health and high-quality production of animal products using farmers’ dashboards with AI-based prediction and...
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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...