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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...
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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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DEMETER discussed at Digital Summit organized by IoT Solutions World Congress

UDG (University Donja Gorica) participated in the panel titled “Smart Tags, Circular Economy and Personalization” that took place on May 12th at the Digital Summit organized by IoT Solutions World Congress.  In this session, the use of smart tags for a circular economy and personalization was discussed.  The recent EU-wide Digital Green Certificate was outlined...
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Interview Series: Ramón Alcarria, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

In this edition of our Interview Series, we talk to Ramón Alcarria from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid to learn more about the Pilot 5.2 that he is leading. Can you tell us a bit about your organisation and your involvement in the DEMETER project? The Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is the oldest and largest Spanish...
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IoT technologies, data science and smart farming- OGC session

The agriculture sector is characterized by multiple actors working in different constellations together or side by side. Each one with own interests and different conditions reaching from intensive high yield production to biodiversity and landscape protection, different fruits or animals, and over the various climatic conditions or legal frameworks of nations. Regarding an increasing implementation...
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Interview Series: Nenad Gligoric, DNET

In our interview series, we now move to Pilot Cluster 5, the last of the DEMETER pilot clusters. We catch up with Nenad Gligoric from DNET Labs who is the Pilot Cluster 5 leader. The goal of this cluster is to run pilots across several sectors (fruit, vineyards, cattle, poultry) and to address both supply...