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THRIVE Global Impact Challenge

The urgency of the climate crisis is more apparent than ever and disruptive innovation is key to creating a more sustainable, prosperous, inclusive, healthy and equitable future. The THRIVE Global Impact Challenge is a world-wide search for the most innovative startups who are advancing a net-zero future for agriculture. The Challenge will focus on 3...
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DEMETER participating at IoT Week 2022

DEMETER is participating in IoT Week 2022 taking place in Dublin, Ireland from June 20 -23rd. The IoT Week conference gathers industry and academia representatives from around the world with 135 sessions taking place across various sectors. In particular, DEMETER is heavily involved in several of the Smart Agrifood sessions focused on Digitisation from farm...
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H2020 project ATLAS hosting Demonstration Day

ATLAS, the Horizon 2020 project, which aims to develop an open interoperability network for agricultural applications is hosting a Demonstration Day on 24th November 2021. This Demo Day will bring together speakers from the agricultural sector to explore the benefits of data-driven agriculture using the ATLAS Interoperability Network within a multitude of pilot studies. Organised...
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DEMETER and SmartAgriHubs announce Gender in Agritech Webinar

DEMETER and SmartAgriHubs, leading Horizon2020 projects promoting the digital transformation of the European agri-food sector, are organising a free webinar on October 15th at 11AM (CET) to discuss the  importance of gender diversity in agritech. Prominent professionals representing farmers, farmer organisations, technology and innovation projects will analyse the current status of the gender gap in...
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DEMETER Podcast edition – FarmForum

In this edition of FarmForum, a podcast from APPR (Romanian Maize Growers’ Association), the digital transformation in agriculture is discussed. Cristina Cionga, European Affairs Director at APPR and Gabriel Lospa, Farm Program Manager with SIMAVI talk about the DEMETER project, its overall objectives in terms of interoperability and standardisation and focus in detail on the...
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Smart Agriculture, Agriculture 4.0: the Digital Transformation of the agricultural sector

Project partners, Engineering, have published a white paper on Smart Agriculture, Agriculture 4.0: the Digital Transformation of the agricultural sector and highlighted DEMETER as a use case which aims to drive the digitisation of agriculture in Europe, fostering scientific excellence, a competitive industry and providing answers to the challenges facing society. Food, land, water, the...
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IoF2020 Final Event Summary

François Lienard, IoF2020 Ecosystem Development, Schuttelaar & Partners International. IoF2020 recently held its final event that lasted three days and was filled with over 40 presentations and sessions showing the various trials and tribulations faced by the project. With over 500 visitors, 35 interactive booths, 120 speakers and guests the event was a great success....
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DEMETER Open Call Applications

The first DEMETER Open Call, DEVELOP, closed on the 18th November 2020 with 61 applications received from 21 countries. The breakdown of applications per topic is outlined below: Topic 1: Soil Workability and Humidity Monitoring: 29 Topic 2: Interoperable Geo-tagged Photo App: 4 Topic 3: Isobus Enabler: 3 Topic 4: Blockchain-based solutions for agricultural applications:...
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DEMETER participates at Future of Agritech event

DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin, participated on behalf of DEMETER at the recent agritech conference powered by Design Terminal and X-Europe. The conference focused on the future of agriculture, bringing industry players and the agrifood community to share their insight of a resilient and innovative sector based on digitalisation. Kevin participated in the panel talk...
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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...