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Interview Series: Filipe Neves dos Santos from INESC TEC

In this edition of our interview series, we catch up with Filipe Neves dos Santos at INESC TEC to learn more about pilot 3.2. Can you tell us a bit about yourself, your organisation and your involvement in the DEMETER project?   My name is Filipe Neves dos Santos, I am a researcher and engineer passionate...
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Poultry Farm Pilot Installation in Montenegro for DEMETER

University of Donja Gorica and DunavNET initiated a collaboration with Radinovic Company, a poultry farm owner and operator from Montenegro. Radinovic poultry farm will be used as a pilot site in the H2020 DEMETER project for poultry farm management system. The farm is located near Pogorica, only a few kilometres away from the university. The...
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DEMETER Pilot Update – Martin Klopfer, WP5 Leader

Everything in DEMETER revolves around our 20 Pilots and the real-world use cases and requirements they bring to the table. The objective is to ensure that whatever we develop in DEMETER can be of use to other stakeholders in the smart agricultural domain, but first and foremost to the farmers. The topics, scope and size...
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DEMETER presented at Greencities event

At the recent Greencities event, DEMETER was presented by Antonio F. Skarmeta of Universidad de Murcia in the FIWARE session focused on ‘Digitalising the Future of Water, 2020’. The objective of the session was to analyse how to overcome pressing challenges  from different perspectives and to understand how to do more with less water in...
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Digital Around the World Forum – A Global 24-hour Conference

For its 10th anniversary, the IoT Forum is launching a new 24 hours non-stop virtual conference that will roll over the World to run a quite unique event on emerging technologies and digital transformation. The event will bring together experts from all continents to present and discuss the latest technological innovations and trends in digital transformation:...
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Interview Series: Fabienne Seibold, John Deere

In this edition of our interview series, we catch up with Fabienne Seibold from John Deere. Fabienne is the leader of the Pilot Cluster 2 within DEMETER. The cluster focuses on arable crops but specifically on the usage of agricultural machinery and the establishment of precision farming. The pilots concentrate on monitoring arable crops through...
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Interview Series: The Farmer Impact.

DEMETER’s aims to put digital means at the service of farmers. With this in mind, we catch up with one of the farmers invovled in our pilot project focused on IoT Corn Management and Decision Support Platforms. This pilot aims to improve improve greenhouse gas emissions and poor water quality that drive business risks in...
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Interview Series: Corn Management & Decision Support Platform Pilot – SIMAVI & APPR

We chat to Mircea Predut from Software Imagination & Vision S.R.L. (SIMAVI) and Cristina Cionga from APPR to learn more about the pilot project they are working on in Cluster 1 which focuses on IoT Corn Management & Decision Support Platform. What is the Romanian Maize Growers Association and can you explain more about your...
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DEMETER presented at Global IoT Summit

DEMETER was presented recently at the virtual Global IoT Summit (GIOTS) which took place on June 3rd. As part of the presentation on ‘Agri-food Research Centres as Drivers of Digital Transformation for Smart Agriculture’  by Juan Antonio Martinez of Odin Solutions (OdinS), Juan A. Lopez Morales and Antonio F. Skarmeta of University of Murcia (UMU),...
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DEMETER and ATLAS host joint webinar

Introduction Both the DEMETER and ATLAS project had committed to participate in several events such as Global IoT Week and the SmartAgriHubs event in Bucharest.  However, with the onset of COVID-19, such events were cancelled. Therefore, the coordinators decided to run a joint webinar, with the support of the EU Commission, to promote both projects...