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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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New blog – Interview with Cristina Cionga from Romanian Maize Growers Association

In this blog post we talk to Cristina Cionga from the Romanian Maize Growers Association, who recently organised their annual Maize Day event.  This event showcases digital technologies and included the IoT Corn Decision Support Platform currently being used in one of the DEMETER pilots. Can you tell us about yourself and the APPR? The...
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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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DEMETER to present at IoT Week 2021

The 10th edition of the IoT Week conference will be held from August 30th to September 3rd 2021 in a virtual format. The key theme of this online edition is defining the Next Generation IoT for a Sustainable Future. The IoT Week 2021 Program covers 12 main topics, featuring over 40 sessions. During 5 days,...
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New Publication: Quality of Information within Internet of Things Data

Researchers Tomás Alcañiz, Aurora González-Vidal, Alfonso P. Ramallo and Antonio F. Skarmeta of University of Murcia have published a Chapter called ‘Quality of Information within Internet of Things Data’ in ‘Data Integrity and Quality’, edited by Santhosh Kumar Balan.  The work is partly sponsored by DEMETER. A full copy of the chapter is available here...
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DEMETER participates at 2021 IEEE 7th World Forum on Internet of Things

DEMETER participated at the 2021 IEEE 7th World Forum on Internet of Things which is taking place from 14th June to 31st July 2021. In the plenary panel on ‘European IoT Research and Large-Scale Pilots – Lessons Learned and Future Research Perspectives” an overview of the European Community research program achievements and plans for the...
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IoF2020 Final Event Summary

François Lienard, IoF2020 Ecosystem Development, Schuttelaar & Partners International. IoF2020 recently held its final event that lasted three days and was filled with over 40 presentations and sessions showing the various trials and tribulations faced by the project. With over 500 visitors, 35 interactive booths, 120 speakers and guests the event was a great success....
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Interview Series: Senka Gajinov from DNET

In this edition of our Interview Series, we talk to Senka Gajinov, Product Manager from DNET to learn more about Pilot 4.4 that she is involved in. Can you tell us a bit about your organisation and your involvement in the DEMETER project? DNET Labs is a research and innovation branch of DunavNET group, responsible...
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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...