- Novel Foods
- Animal Production
SmartAgriHubs at LFDay 2022
The meeting place for the innovative agricultural and food ecosystem! "What pride to gather you for this 6th edition! The day was for us in 2017, a real bet, it becomes a window on the future! On the theme of EMPREINTE, we invite you to join the innovative ecosystem serving agriculture and food, farmers and citizens. The challenges are ever more numerous, and the diversity of solutions bears witness to this. Entrepreneurs, Investors, Experts, Partners, Farmers, Institutions...
Technological innovations can help us avoid the upcoming food crisis
There is a serious challenge in the food supply, which, if not handled properly, could lead to hunger in some regions and negative social outcomes for everyone. Everyone needs food to survive, right? So how can we stand against all these threats, and even benefit as a society? The answer is already here: Digitalization in the agriculture industry.
West Data Festival
In 2022, a new event dedicated to the Artificial Intelligence and data in agriculture took place in the Pays de la Loire Region. The West Data Festival, organised by the Laval Mayenne Technopole, is a festival dedicated to data in general, with a variety of topics such as business intelligence, cybersecurity, industry or health.
Youth are our future - Building Sustained Smart Farming and Bioeconomy Competence in Central Finland
24 May 2022 - The significant potential of young people in implementing SFT, sustainable agricultural development and shaping the future of rural areas, in general, is widely acknowledged, yet is largely untapped in digitalisation and technology adoption processes in agriculture.
Drones and advisory services in practice
10 May 2022 - FIE16 was an experiment witch develop, test and launch 4 e-consulting e-services using drones in agriculture. As part of the experiment, the process of designing services, needs and market analysis was carried out. A business plan and an implementation strategy for the consulting market was being developed, in particular for small and medium-sized farms.
EU funding opportunity in advanced digital skills
05 May 2022 - The currently open Call under the DIGITAL Europe Programme dedicates €25 million to train people in advanced digital technologies. It will fund short-term trainings to help businesses (in particular SMEs) upskill their employees in areas such as AI, cybersecurity, IoT, Cloud, Microelectronics, etc.
SAH Spring Sprint: Boost your capacity!
- Novel Foods
- Animal Production
04 May 2022 - The Spring Sprint is the climax of SmartAgriHubs’ capacity building for DIHs: in a four-week journey you will be engulfed in the project's capacity building material together with your DIH peers. Take your chance to exchange and learn with your peers now!
The “French Agritech”
26 April 2022 - The “French Agritech” is a French national dynamic to promote the development of agri-food technologies, particularly startups. This dynamic is composed of a report which summarises the French state of the art of the Agrifood Tech sector in France, an agenda and a road map for the development of the sector in the upcoming 8 years. The roadmap is composed of 6 axes:
Sustaining SmartAgriHubs through its Partners
13 April 2022 - Copa-Cogeca and FoodDrinkEurope, supported by Geopa, took a leading role in the coordination of the Pact for Skills in the agri-food sectors, the so-called agri-food ecosystem. These organizations will ensure the implementation of the Pact and its Charter, which defines the overarching principles of this initiative launched by the European Commission in 2020. And SAH partners can play a determining role in this Pact.
Building out supports to improve, train and deploy new technologies
29 March 2022 - Regional Cluster Ireland and UK, host two collectives of people who work to connect the dots in Agri-Tech through an industry facing hub to support and improve access, awareness and training for agriculturalists with the latest commercial agricultural technologies and a cluster of businesses to support the uptake and development of new innovative digital technologies specific to the Agri Sector. The Hartpury Digital Farming Network has been launched to keep UK farmers and wider stakeholders in touch with the latest technological advancements in the agriculture industry, The AgriTech Ireland cluster is a coming together of industry, knowledge providers, government organisations and the wider agricultural community to unlock opportunities to grow Ireland’s AgriTech industry.