Demeter in the news

Featuring media coverage related to DEMETER

April 2021

TV channel, AgroTV, features article on DEMETER

An article written to APPR was reproduced by TV channel, AgroTV, in Romania. AgroTV has a very high reach among farmers countrywide.

View the article in Romanian here

January 2021

Romanian publication, Lumea Satului presents DEMETER

Romanian publication featured a recent article on DEMETER discussing the Open Calls and the pilot projects. 

View the article in Romanian here

November 2020

DEMETER showcased in Dnevne Novine newspaper

Montenegrin newspaper, Dnevne Novine, featured an article on DEMETER. It outlined the project goals and the joint efforts by University of Donja Gorica, company 13. jul Plantaže, and DunavNet in achieving them

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September 2020

Horizon 2020: Supporting transformation in the agri-food sector

DEMETER is significantly funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.  Project coordinator, Kevin Doolin of TSSG, talks to Enterprise Ireland about the project, its ambitions and challenges.

August 2020

DEMETER contributes to agridea magazine; e-agil

DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin, and project partner, Srdjan Krco of DunavNET were interviewed by AGRIDEA for e-agil, the rural extension magazine.

English version of article

French version of magazine

German version of magazine

August 2020

Open Geo Consortium (OGC) write blog post on DEMETER pilot

Martin Klopfer of OGC and leader of the DEMETER pilot management work creates a blog post on the importance of protecting our pollinators with the power of location.  DEMETER is investigating ways to link Farm Management Systems with Apiary Management Systems to build a bridge between beekeepers and farmers.

June 2020

DEMETER features in WFO Newsletter, F@rmLetter

The latest edition of the WFO F@rmLetter focuses on how agriculture has been impacted by COVID-19.  DEMETER can help by putting digital means at the service of farmers.

April 2020

Coldiretti promotes DEMETER and interoperability between digital agriculture systems

Project partner, Coldiretti, promotes the aims of DEMETER to support the digital transformation of the European agri-food sector.  DEMETER considers the need to make the already numerous technological solutions on the market interoperable, thus avoiding the user having to resort to a multiplicity of systems, models, interfaces.

Coldiretti supports DEMETER

February 2020

DEMETER presented at IEEE IT2020 Conference at Zabljak, Montenegro

DEMETER was presented at the IEEE IT2020 conference in a special session dedicated to digital transformation of agriculture and food supply chain.

October 2019

DEMETER presented at the European Big Data Value Forum

At the European Big Data Value Forum in Helsinki, DEMETER was outlined as part of the presentation ‘Advancing the agri-food value chain from large scale deployment and integrations of platforms’ by Kevin Doolin, project co-ordinator and TSSG.

Big Data Value Forum 

September 2019

DEMETER will digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector

The DEMETER project will monitor plant and animal products from farm to fork and increase on-farm profitability.

September 2019

A Multi Actor Approach to promote the employment of IoT in Agriculture – Global IoT Summit

This paper elaborates on an innovative Multi-Actor Approach architecture that assists farmers to take better decisions and enables them to harness the full value of their own data and knowledge aiming to promote the adoption of the Internet of Things in the agrifood sector.

September 2019

E17m DEMETER project will digitally transform Europe’s agrifood sector

The ‘Demeter’ programme will demonstrate how field and plant sensors, weather stations, and monitoring and control devices can support sustainable, safe-farming and food-production systems.

December 2020

World Farmers’ Organisation newsletter, F@rmLetter, highlights DEMETER

DEMETER contributed an article detailing how we are helping farmers to improve irrigation with reduced water & energy consumption.

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November 2020

DEMETER newsletter sent to Romanian Maize Growers Association

The second edition of the DEMETER newsletter, available in Romanian, was sent to the Romanian Maize Growers Association.

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November 2020

Irish Times features DEMETER

DEMETER featured in an article in Irish newspaper, The Irish Times, which discussed a range of international projects.

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October 2020

DEMETER features in Montenegrin local newspaper

DEMETER featured in the Montenegrin local newspaper, Dnevne Novine, this week. Tomo Popovic from University of Donja Gorica gave an interview discussing ongoing projects in the field of digital transformation of agriculture and food supply chain and the involvement of young researchers.

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September 2020

Hortidaily: 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.

August 2020

Engineering create DEMETER case study

DEMETER technical coordinator, Engineering (Telecommunication Software and Systems Group), create a case study outlining the DEMETER approach and solution to support sustainable farming and food production systems.

August 2020

TSSG create Horizon 2020 case study on DEMETER

DEMETER project coordinator, TSSG (Telecommunication Software and Systems Group), create a Horizon 2020 case study detailing the project and its expected results.

May 2020

DEMETER Open Calls presented at Coimbra Sustainability Summit

At the Coimbra Sustainability Summit webinar in May 2020, Plenary Session 4 focused on the Funding Landscape. DEMETER’s Open Calls were presented by Miguel Goncalves, F6S.

April 2020

Romanian Maize Growers Association share DEMETER newsletter

The Romanian Maize Growers Association share the DEMETER newsletter with their stakeholders.

October 2019

Vicomtech profiles DEMETER

DEMETER project partner, Vicomtech, profiles DEMETER and the project objectives.  As part of DEMETER, Vicomtech is collaborating with industrial and applied research partners all over Europe to develop and verify a library of predictive models for the forecasting and the optimization arable farming and horticulture.

October 2019

Annual report of the Romanian Maize Growers Association features DEMETER

The Romanian Maize Growers Association profiled DEMETER in their 2019 Annual Report.

September 2019

Irish tech experts create smart online protections for precision farming

The international push for the digitisation of agriculture coupled with the emergence of the Precision Agriculture concept promises a paradigm shift across the entire agricultural supply chain, from farm to fork

September 2019

Ubiwhere presents DEMETER, building an interoperable and sustainable agri-food sector

The DEMETER project was launched at the beginning of this month. Its ultimate goal is to potentiate a secure and sustainable European IoT technology and business ecosystem, that transforms the agri-food sector in the EU and eventually, in the whole world.

September 2019

Agri-Tech Experts Gather In Waterford For Demeter Project Launch

Agricultural technology experts from across the globe gathered in Waterford this week for the launch of a new project that will digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector and support vibrant rural areas.