24 EU member states sign declaration endorsing sustainable digitalisation of the EU agricultural sector
In April, 24 EU member states signed a declaration of cooperation for ‘A smart and sustainable digital future for European agriculture and rural areas’. This includes taking action to support a successful digitalisation of the sector by building on ongoing projects such as SmartAgriHubs.
IoT and Smart Farming webinars with IoF2020 registrations are open!
Over the course of the years, our friends over at IoF2020 have initiated many trainings, webinars and other education activities performed by their partners. Coming up, there will be a series of webinars on IoT and Smart Farming, which our stakeholders can also sign up to.
Launch of the DIHs Champions Challenge!
On the 1th of July, the DIHNET.EU project launched the DIH Champions Challenge. Fully operational DIHs can take part in the challenge and apply until the 15th of September. The winners will be announced this November, at the Stakeholder Forum in Madrid.
09 July 2019 - Work Package 2 is about to expand the SmartAgriHubs ecosystem. The ambition is to match the available open call budget with other private and public funding and to support at least 70 new Innovation Experiments in the coming 3-4 years. The open calls will not run until next year. But preparations are in full swing. A Q&A with Harald Sundmaeker, Leader of Work Package 2, to bring you up to speed!
03 July 2019 - The Yield Lab’s Mission is “to Enable Entrepreneurs to Sustainably Revolutionise Agrifood Systems Globally”.
26 June 2019 - The IoT Week 2019, a global annual event, took place between the 17 - 21 June 2019 in the beautiful setting of Jutland's capital: Aarhus, Denmark. The SmartAgriHubs project was present with a double booth throughout the week and hosted a series of presentations on the 'Smart Farming Day'. The week was a roaring success for the project as it saw many people taking interest in our project as a result of our presence, our presentations, and games.
18 June 2019 - It is with great pride that we introduce this first edition to our partners and subscribers.
13 June 2019 - It is with great pride that we introduce to our stakeholders eleven SmartAgriHubs videos for their viewing pleasure. These videos serve to disseminate SmartAgriHubs’ vision and mission in a concise and visual way, using shots from our Kick-off Conference in Prague.
11 May 2019 - Stake purchased in FIE Farmcube partner BioScope to increase the accessibility of satellite and drone imagery for crop monitoring.
09 May 2019 - Smart Pig Health, a Flagship Innovation Experiment (FIE#11) in SmartAgriHubs, has been included as a case-study in a study for the Agri-committee of the European Parliament. The study presents the impact of the digital economy on the food chain and the Common Agricultural Policy. Smart Pig Health is mentioned as an exemplary case that uses technologies with a high expected impact on the agri-value chain.