The agriculture sector is of strategic importance for European society and economy. Due to its complexity, agri-food operators have to manage many different and heterogeneous sources of information. Agriculture requires collection, storage, sharing and analysis of large quantities of spatially and non-spatially referenced data.
These data flows currently present a hurdle to uptake of precision agriculture as the multitude of data models, formats, inter- faces and reference systems in use result in incompatibilities. In order to plan and make economically and environmen- tally sound decisions a combination and management of information is needed. read more
FOODIE infrastructure and objectives will be realized by means of the resulting service platform hub, which will be demonstrated in three different pilot scenarios across Europe:
FOODIE Consortium is a well-balanced team encompassing research institutions, Large and SMEs, public bodies and organizations from seven different countries (Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Spain and Turkey). Its multidisciplinary profile ensures the right synergy of skills and industrial scope, essential to this project.