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THRIVE Global Impact Challenge

The urgency of the climate crisis is more apparent than ever and disruptive innovation is key to creating a more sustainable, prosperous, inclusive, healthy and equitable future. The THRIVE Global Impact Challenge is a world-wide search for the most innovative startups who are advancing a net-zero future for agriculture. The Challenge will focus on 3...
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DEMETER at FarmConnect Romania

FarmConect Fair Romania originates from farmers’ necessity to step up in the public arena and present their work, explaining to consumers what are the particularities of an increasingly complex food chain. Also, this fair has a specific role in connecting the farmers with companies within the industry and facilitate the information, knowledge and experience exchange...
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DEMETER participating at IoT Week 2022

DEMETER is participating in IoT Week 2022 taking place in Dublin, Ireland from June 20 -23rd. The IoT Week conference gathers industry and academia representatives from around the world with 135 sessions taking place across various sectors. In particular, DEMETER is heavily involved in several of the Smart Agrifood sessions focused on Digitisation from farm...
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Understanding farmers’ adoption of smart technology

DEMETER follows a multi-actor approach (MAA) ensuring that newly developed technical solutions meet real life needs. Farmers are a key stakeholder group within the DEMETER ecosystem. Understanding their needs, interests and concerns regarding digital technologies is central to a positive outcome for the project. With this in mind, we created an online survey to share...
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The Farmer’s Voice – DEMETER survey and webinar

On 31st March, DEMETER held ‘ The Farmer’s Voice‘ webinar to share the results of our survey to better understand the drivers and barriers to farmers’ adoption of smart technologies. The webinar was organised in association with the World Farmer’s Organisation (WFO) and THRIVE | SVG Ventures. Panels of experts including farmers, technology providers and...
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The Farmer’s Voice: Barriers and Drivers to Technology Adoption

DEMETER in association with SVG Ventures | THRIVE is organizing an online event titled ‘The Farmer’s Voice: Discussing Drivers and Barriers to Technology Adoption’ on 31st March at 2-3.30PM (CET). The webinar will share results of the recent DEMETER survey which aimed to better understand farmers’ needs, interests and concerns regarding the adoption and use of Smart Farming Technologies....
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DEMETER features in AIOTI publications

The Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) has recently published a report titled ‘Role of IoT in addressing the agroecological focus of the Green Deal’.  DEMETER featured in the report demonstrating use-cases of how IoT is an enabler of sustainable farming and agroecological practices in the Common Agricultural Policy. As outlined in the report,...
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New White Paper – Benchmarking and Performance Indicator Monitoring Tools

DEMETER aims to lead the Digital Transformation of the European Agrifood sector based on the rapid adoption of advanced technologies, such as Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Decision Support (DSS), Benchmarking, Earth Observation, etc., to increase performance in multiple aspects of farming operations, as well as to ensure the long-term viability and sustainability...
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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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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