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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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:...