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DEMETER participates in Montenegrin events

The DEMETER project was featured at the exhibition organized within the “Days of Science and Innovation” festival in Montenegro. This event is traditionally the central annual event of the Ministry of Science and Technological Development and it aims to bring science and innovation closer to the widest population. University of Donja Gorica (UDG) supported the...
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DEMETER Pilot User Satisfaction Survey

The DEMETER Pilot User Satisfaction Survey assesses the DEMETER pilots round 1 from the pilot farmers’ perspective
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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 Open Call #2 update

To increase the outreach of the DEMETER value proposition, beyond the 20 agri-food pilots currently running, DEMETER launched its Open Call #2 – DEPLOY to fund small consortia of 2-3 partners for the deployment of new, high-value pilots in the agri-food sector. These new pilots will focus on employing DEMETER methodologies and technologies, addressing clear...
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The generational and gender gap in agriculture

The European agricultural sector is undeniably facing several challenges including an ageing population and gender inequality. However, tackling these challenges head-on can provide a professional development opportunity for new generations, in which women will experience an acceleration towards equality.  To clearly address the current status and the growing opportunities within farming, DEMETER and SmartAgriHubs, leading...
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DEMETER Open Call webinar – 11th January 2022

The DEMETER project has launched its second open call, DEPLOY, to fund the deployment of new pilots in the agri-food sector, offering grants up to EUR 150.000 (equity-free). DEPLOY aims to increase the outreach of the DEMETER value proposition by funding small consortia of 2-3 partners for the deployment of new, high-value pilots in the...
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DEMETER participates at COP26 on Science and Innovation Day

Introduction On the 9th of November, DEMETER was excited to participate in COP26 with a one-day exhibition stand in the Green Zone. COP26 is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference with the aim of bringing parties together to accelerate towards climate change action. The Green Zone at COP26 is where the public, civil society,...
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ATLAS – Developing an open interoperability network for agricultural applications

 Manolis Tsantakis,  ATLAS Communication and Dissemination Coordinator Can you explain to us about the ATLAS project and its objectives? Modern farming is switching to a data-driven approach. Connectivity and interoperability of systems and equipment used in agriculture are crucial factors in the digital transformation of the sector. The ATLAS Interoperability Network will provide the means...
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‘The incentives and barriers to farmers’ adoption of digital technologies’

Ambra Raggi, Policy Officer at World Farmers’ Organisation[1] Farmers are called to feed the world while immense pressures weigh on them: a growing world population, the fight against climate change, the urbanization and the loss of agricultural soils are just some of the challenges farmers face. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 adds additional pressure on...
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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 brought together key experts, scientists, IT and data specialists and interested participants working in the agri-food sector. The overall aim was to gather expert views...