Trust and Transparency of Data in the agri-food supply chain with OriginTrail

This article is written by Trace Labs – Core developers of the OriginTrail Decentralized Knowledge Graph The increasing complexity of global supply chains, process optimization, strict legislation, growing customer awareness, and demand for food transparency all encouraged the involvement of advanced technologies for greater transparency of agri-food sector supply chains. This includes, among other things,...

New Publication from Open Call #1 winner

SeedsBit was one of the winners of the 1st DEMETER Open Call, DEVELOP. SeedsBit addressed the blockchain-based solutions for agricultural applications challenge. In doing so, the company developed PerSePHOnE (Permissioned SeedsBit Traceability Platform Integration from Field to HoReCa with Ontology Extension).  PerSePHOnE is a system that guarantees the quality and validity of data and integrates...

Work ongoing in DEMETER Orchard pilot

Researchers from University of Donja Gorica and DunavNET installed the latest IoT equipment for monitoring soil moisture, air conditions, and pheromone traps with cameras. The equipment is integrated with the AgroNET platform that has been used in Nase voce for some time. This new setup covers the parcels recently added to the orchards. This pilot focuses on complete...
Events News

Developing solutions within DEMETER – new webinar

Our Open Call #1, DEVELOP, aimed to attract and engage startups and SMEs with technology products that can be implemented within the agro-business sector. Five specific challenges were addressed and funded by the Open Call. On June 1st from 11-12.30 (CEST) we hear from the 9 agritech SMEs that were selected as the winners to...

DEMETER presented at IEEE 5G and Blockchain Summit

At the IEEE 5G & Blockchain Summit in 2021, Srdjan Krco from DunavNET and Brana Rakic from Origin Trail discuss how blockchain technology and decentralized knowledge graphs are being implemented in DEMETER from farm to fork, across the supply chain. The full presentation is available: From farm to fork, DEMETER style from H2020 DEMETER  

Future of Digital Agriculture at IoT Week 2021

IoT Week is a 5-day conference where leaders from the worlds of business, tech and science shed light on the future of technology and its impact on business and life. On September 1st, 2021, two sessions ran which were dedicated to digital agriculture and moderated by DEMETER project coordinator, Kevin Doolin. The agriculture sector faces...

The importance of blockchain technology in digital agriculture

In our latest blog post, Martina Poberaj of OriginTrail discusses the importance of blockchain technology in digital agriculture. OriginTrail is a partner in DEMETER participating in two pilot projects focused on ‘Disease Prediction and Supply Chain Transparency for Orchards/Vineyards’ and ‘Transparent Supply Chain in the Poultry Industry’. In the digital age, consumers and food producers...

Open Call project results and DEMETER synergies

Ramón Alcarria, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). UPM participate in two of the DEMETER pilots and also collaborate in the establishment of the multi-actor approach framework and monitoring activities for Open Call newcomers. Open Call challenges and winners: The first DEMETER Open Call, called DEVELOP, attracted and engaged SMEs with technology products that can be...

Open Call Winners announced

The DEMETER Open Call #1, DEVELOP, aimed to attract and engage startups and SMEs with technology products that can be implemented within the agro-business sector. Five specific challenges were addressed by the Open Call. In total, 61 applications were received from 21 countries. Following a review of the proposals, we are delighted to announce the...

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:...