Network Expansion by Open Calls, an update by Work Package Two
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!
The Yield Lab Europe 2019 Accelerator Is Open For Applications !
The Yield Lab’s Mission is “to Enable Entrepreneurs to Sustainably Revolutionise Agrifood Systems Globally”.
SmartAgriHubs at IoT Week 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.
02 May 2019 - The IoT Week, which is a global annual event, will take place between 17 – 21 June 2019 in the beautiful setting of Jutland’s capital: Aarhus, Denmark. The SmartAgriHubs project will be present with a double booth throughout the week, and will be hosting a series of interactive workshops on the ‘Smart Farming Day’ (19/06).
European Commission refers to SmartAgriHubs and IoF2020 as exemplary projects of tomorrow’s agriculture
29 April 2019 - On the 9th of April, 24 EU Member States signed a declaration of cooperation on ‘a smart and sustainable digital future for European agriculture and rural areas’. Both SmartAgriHubs and IoF2020 were mentioned in the declaration as exemplary projects for a smart and sustainable digital agriculture.
26 April 2019 - Our partners from the University of Almeria have been invited as guest editors to write a special issue series of papers under “IoT Technologies and the Agricultural Value Chain” for MDPI’s sensors academic journal.