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DEMETER participates in Montenegrin events

The DEMETER project was featured at the exhibition organized within the “Days of Science and Innovation” festival in Montenegro. This event is traditionally the central annual event of the Ministry of Science and Technological Development and it aims to bring science and innovation closer to the widest population. University of Donja Gorica (UDG) supported the...
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New Publication from Open Call #1 winner

SeedsBit was one of the winners of the 1st DEMETER Open Call, DEVELOP. SeedsBit addressed the blockchain-based solutions for agricultural applications challenge. In doing so, the company developed PerSePHOnE (Permissioned SeedsBit Traceability Platform Integration from Field to HoReCa with Ontology Extension).  PerSePHOnE is a system that guarantees the quality and validity of data and integrates...
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How to deploy a real-world Agriculture Data Space

In this article, our project partner, Engineering, discuss how to deploy a real-world Agriculture Data Space in practice. Overview of the European context Data-driven innovation plays a key role in the current transformation of our society and organizations, starting with data coming from users involved in the use of social networking tools, web and mobile...
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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 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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DEMETER presented at IEEE 5G and Blockchain Summit

At the IEEE 5G & Blockchain Summit in 2021, Srdjan Krco from DunavNET and Brana Rakic from Origin Trail discuss how blockchain technology and decentralized knowledge graphs are being implemented in DEMETER from farm to fork, across the supply chain. The full presentation is available: From farm to fork, DEMETER style from H2020 DEMETER  
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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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New DEMETER Publication from CISTI Conference 2021

Researchers from DEMETER partners, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) (Borja Bordel, Ramón Alcarria and Tomás Robles) and Codan (Gema de la Torre and Isidoro Carretero) have published a new paper at the 16th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI) which took place from 23-26 June 2021.  The paper, ‘Digital user-industry interactions and Industry...
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Farmer Perspectives on Data 2021 – Report

Trust in Food, Farm Journal and The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) have produced a report ‘Farmer Perspectives on Data 2021’ which details actionable insights to empower businesses and farmers to scale farm-level production data activities. The lack of a robust, integrated data ecosystem that starts on the farm presents a major challenge for efforts to increase...