Demeter News & Events

As part of the DEMETER project, workshops and events are organised relating to key themes and project deliverables. Upcoming news and events related to the project and the agri-food sector are outlined below.

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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…

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29Sep

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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…

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28Sep

Events

Digital Around the World Forum – A Global 24-hour Conference

For its 10th anniversary, the IoT Forum is launching a new 24 hours non-stop virtual conference that will roll over the World to run a quite unique event on emerging technologies…

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24Sep

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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…

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18Sep

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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…

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13Sep

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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…

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31Aug

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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…

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25Aug

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Interview Series: Morteza Abdipourchenarestansofla from John Deere

In this edition of our interview series, we talk with Morteza Abdipourchenarestansofla from John Deere who is leading the pilot project 2.2 focusing on automated documentation of arable crop farming…

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24Aug

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Interview Series: Fabienne Seibold, John Deere

In this edition of our interview series, we catch up with Fabienne Seibold from John Deere. Fabienne is the leader of the Pilot Cluster 2 within DEMETER. The cluster focuses…

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21Aug
Ethan Cleary of the IFA

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Factors impacting farmers’ adoption of digital agriculture

Ethan Cleary, Ag Tech Policy & Innovation Executive, The Irish Farmers’ Association. Introduction European agriculture is facing an increasingly challenging future, with significant market and regulatory pressures to develop more…

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13Aug
Romanian Farmers participating in DEMETER

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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…

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29Jul

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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…

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22Jul

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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…

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17Jul

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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…

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13Jul

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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…

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2Jul

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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…

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9Jun

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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…

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8Jun
Sensors being deployed in vineyards

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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…

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29May

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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…

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28May

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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…

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11May
DEMETER Newsletter header

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First edition of DEMETER newsletter out now

The first edition of the H2020 DEMETER project newsletter is out now. Click here to view the newsletter and learn more about DEMETER, the pilot clusters and the progress made…

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20Apr

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DEMETER features in 2019 Bulletin of the Ministry of Science

H2020 DEMETER project was featured in the 2019 Bulletin of the Ministry of Science of Montenegro. The bulletin is published annually and describes the most successful scientific projects in Montenegro.

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16Apr
Interview with Senka Gajinov

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Interview series: Senka Gajinov from DNET Labs

In the first of our interview series, we catch up with Senka Gajinov, product manager at DNET Labs to find out more about DNET Labs and their role in DEMETER.…

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7Apr
Digitisation in the wine industry

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Digitisation in the wine industry

Representatives from company “13. jul Planaze”, University of Donja Gorica and DunavNET participated in a panel discussion that took place in Plantaže’s wine cellar Šipčanik on December 12, 2019. The discussion covered…

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23Mar

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DEMETER presented at several European Conferences

The DEMETER project, which aims to lead the digital transformation of Europe’s agri-food sector, was presented recently at several European conferences and workshops.  DEMETER seeks the adoption of advanced IoT…

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2Mar

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DEMETER Meeting takes place in Brussels – December 2019

Following on from the kick-off meeting in September, a DEMETER follow up meeting took place on December 16 and 17 in Brussels. The objective of the meeting was to recap…

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19Dec

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DEMETER will digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector

A new EU project, DEMETER, under Horizon 2020, is set to digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector and support vibrant rural areas. The DEMETER Project is a large-scale deployment of farmer…

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11Oct

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€17m DEMETER projects Kicks Off

Agricultural technology experts gathered in Waterford in September to launch the DEMETER project which aims to digitally transform Europe’s agri-food sector and support vibrant rural areas. The DEMETER project will…

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1Sep

Events / News

DEMETER Project Discussed at Amplitude 19

The DEMETER project was discussed at the recent Amplitude conference held in Kilkenny, Ireland on 6th November 2019. Amplitude is an annual conference led by the Technology Transfer Offices of…

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6Nov

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First H2020 DEMETER paper presented at #GloballoTSummit

The first H2020 DEMETER paper was presented by Engineering Ingegneria Informatica Spa at the Global IoT Summit (#GIoTS2019) in Aarhus, Denmark. DEMETER is a large-scale European project which has received…

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29Jun