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Fostering interoperability between DEMETER and other smart farming communities: the AFARCLOUD case

One of the goals of DEMETER is to be interoperable with other existing smart farming-IoT based solutions, so that both communities can exchange information and services for a mutually beneficial collaboration. In this blog we will analyse the interoperability between DEMETER and AFarCloud platforms, which is being demonstrated in use case no. 1 (UC#1) of...
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Indoor Farming Technologies driving change

By Alexander Berlin, Berlin Thinking Consulting In the 4-year experience of IoF2020, we could successfully measure and prove the impact of digital transformation to make our food supply chain more sustainable, fair, efficient, and resilient. Part of this endeavour in IoF2020 focused on vertical farming together with Signify and showed the huge potential of indoor...
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DEMETER sponsors European Big Data Value Forum 2021

The European Big Data Value Forum (EBDVF) took place from the 29th of November to the 3rd of December. The theme was “Digital Transformation powered by Data and AI”.  The programme was structured into five tracks discussing the topics of adoption of industrial and trustworthy AI, Data Spaces, Data-Driven business models, standardization, societal impacts and...
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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 presented at Workshop on Digitalization in Agriculture and Food Supply Chain

FoodHub Centre of Excellence and Faculty for Information Systems and Technologies at the University of Donja Gorica organized a workshop on Digitalization in Agriculture and Food Supply Chain. This was an online event managed through Moodle LMS platform during October 7-15, 2021. There was over 50 attendees, mainly students and faculty members, but also some...
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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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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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New White Paper: Decision Support, Benchmarking and Performance Indicator Monitoring Tools

To enable the achievement of the DEMETER objectives, and to promote the targeted technological, business, adoption and socio-economic impacts, DEMETER is designing and developing a targeted decision support system (DSS) enabling the delivery of tailored advisory services to the agricultural sector. This DSS combines the data analytics from WP2 (Work Package 2 – Data and...
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New White Paper on DEMETER Multi Actor Approach

Technology is increasingly becoming an everyday necessity in agriculture. Novel technology can be found all over today’s farms, measuring animal behaviour, air and soil humidity or counting the number of fruit flies that occupy a land parcel. At the same time, the Agri-Tech environment is saturated with digital products from a diverse landscape of technology...