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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 launches 2nd Open Call for innovative solutions

The Horizon 2020 project, DEMETER, has announced the launch of its 2nd Open Call, DEPLOY, with a total budget of €740,000 available. DEMETER aims to lead the digital transformation of Europe’s agri-food sector through the rapid adoption of advanced Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, data science and smart farming ensuring the industry’s long-term viability and...
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DEMETER Open Call winner addresses sustainability

Métrica6 is an R&D company specialized in the development of eco-efficient and sustainable solutions. Among the services we provide, you can find the development of technological products, ranging from the basic idea to its implementation in real environments and technology business consulting. We have more than eight years of experience in the sector, throughout our...
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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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Open Call project results and DEMETER synergies

Ramón Alcarria, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). UPM participate in two of the DEMETER pilots and also collaborate in the establishment of the multi-actor approach framework and monitoring activities for Open Call newcomers. Open Call challenges and winners: The first DEMETER Open Call, called DEVELOP, attracted and engaged SMEs with technology products that can be...
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Open Call Winners announced

The DEMETER Open Call #1, DEVELOP, aimed to attract and engage startups and SMEs with technology products that can be implemented within the agro-business sector. Five specific challenges were addressed by the Open Call. In total, 61 applications were received from 21 countries. Following a review of the proposals, we are delighted to announce the...
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DEMETER Open Call Applications

The first DEMETER Open Call, DEVELOP, closed on the 18th November 2020 with 61 applications received from 21 countries. The breakdown of applications per topic is outlined below: Topic 1: Soil Workability and Humidity Monitoring: 29 Topic 2: Interoperable Geo-tagged Photo App: 4 Topic 3: Isobus Enabler: 3 Topic 4: Blockchain-based solutions for agricultural applications:...
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Interview with Miguel Goncalves, DEMETER Open Call Manager

Can you tell us about yourself and your role in DEMETER? I have a background in economics, and I am passionate about innovation and technology. At F6S – the largest Startup/SME community globally – I work as an EU project manager helping founders grow by connecting them with equity-free funding opportunities and other innovation support...
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DEMETER Open Call Webinar announced

DEMETER, has announced the launch of its 1st Open Call, DEVELOP with a total budget of €300,000 available. This Open Call aims to attract and engage start-ups and SMEs with technology products that can be implemented within the agro-business sector. DEMETER will provide equity-free funding to support the integration and interoperability of these technology solutions...
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H2020 Agri-Tech project, DEMETER, announces 1st Open Call for Innovative Solutions

The Horizon 2020 project, DEMETER, has announced the launch of its 1st Open Call, DEVELOP on 16th September, with a total budget of €300,000 available to SMEs.   DEMETER aims to lead the digital transformation of Europe’s agri-food sector through the rapid adoption of advanced Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, data science and smart farming ensuring...