BARCELONA Future internet – PPP initiative large event

 Last February 28th and March 1st  Concord project organised a FI-PPP large event in Barcelona.SmartAgrifood was there represented by  DLO, ATOS and Bon Preu.

SMARTGRIFOOD PROJECT AT THE MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

 From Monday 25ht to Thursdat 29th of February,  the Mobile World Congress was held in Barcelona.

BON PREU CARRIES OUT THE SECOND “SMART FOOD” WORKSHOP WITH CONSUMERS

Related to the 2nd workshop with consumers, Bon Preu has provided a document describing the user experience using the TIC application which is been developed. Read the attached new and follow the status of the current pilot.

Presentation on innovation in agriculture in Budapest

October 2th, Krijn Poppe gave a presentation on innovation in agriculture at the CopaCogeca Congress in Budapest and stressed the importance of ICT, using Smart AgriFood results as an example.

SmartAgrifood presented in the 77th International Fair of Thessalonica

The SmartAgrifood project was presented in the 77th International Fair of Thessalonica in September 12th. More than 300 people participated in it. See the pictures of the workshop and the leaflet to obtain more information.

SmartAgriFood at IoT Week 2012

SmartAgriFood at IoT Week 2012 18-21 June 2012, Christopher Brewster and Tim Verwaart represented the SmartAgriFood project in the Internet of Things (IoT) Week event in Venice. The event had around 300 participants.We saw an interesting demonstration by Fraunhofer and SAP. It is relevant for the Smart Logistics use case. Fruit was packaged in RFID-tagged Europool crates. The crates are loaded onto tagged pallets or flight containers. Intelligent wireless sensors accompanied the fruit and recorded temperature and rough handling (abrupt movement).

Smart AgriMatics 2012 A great networking event!

The international joint conference Smart Agrimatics on the future use of ICT and robotics in agriculture and agri-food has been held in Paris on 13th and 14th of June, 2012. It has been organised by a committee formed by 3 EU-FP7 funded projects:

Two new papers based on SmarAgriFood are available

Based on WP100:

Lehmann, R. J., Reiche, R., Schiefer, G. (2012). Future Internet and the Agri-Food Sector – State of the Art of Future Internet Research. In: Clasen, M., Fröhlich, G., Bernhardt, H., Hildebrand, K., Theuvsen, B. (eds.): Informationstechnologie für eine nachhaltige Landbewirtschaftung, Gesellschaft für Informatik, pp. 183-186, ISBN 978-3-88579-288-8. Link: http://subs.emis.de/LNI/Proceedings/Proceedings194/183.pdf.              

Sjaak Wolfert

SmartAgriFoods in the FI-PPP Call 2 European Information Day

The open information day for call 2 (i.e. phase 2) of the Future Internet Public-Private Partnership (FI-PPP) aimed to provide all information potential proposers need to prepare a proposal for the call 2 was held today in Aalborg (Denmark).
The FI-PPP phase -1 projects were presented.
SmartAgriFood was sucessfully presented by the project coordinator Sjaak Wolfert.
SmartAgrimatics conference was announced at the end of the presentation.

Bon Preu Group, as actor of the last stage of the food chain, is particularly involved in smart food awareness to contribute to better inform consumers about food products. Currently, there is a lack of information concerning products that we buy and eat, whether by poor communication of existing information or a lack of technology to gather and communicate this information throughout the chain sourcing.

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