EU's Call for Proposals: ERANETs in agri-food

The agri-food sector needs to take more advantage of the potential of digital technologies. Relevant technologies may include Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data technologies, remote and localised sensing.
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EU's Call for Proposals: Integrated storage systems for residential buildings

The combination of renewable energy with storage is key to support the next generation of very low or plus energy houses. Such storage equipment will be exploited first and mostly in the residential buildings (existing and new ones).
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3D visualization of GIS data in coconut plantation management: challenges and opportunities

The aim of this paper is to reveal the existing challenges and find opportunities of online 3D visualization of GIS data in coconut plantation management.
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Construction of an in-situ smart device that measures some basic environmental factors for agricultural monitoring

In this work, a portable and user friendly smart Automated Weather Station (AWS) was constructed. The device that is programmed with Arduino UNO is capable of measuring the temperature, relative humidity and moisture content of the soil.

EU's action plan to develop a sustainable and circular bioeconomy

The bioeconomy can turn algae into fuel, recycle plastic, convert waste into new furniture or clothing or transform industrial by-products into bio-based fertilisers.

Finnish pilot develops a new solution for sustainable forestry

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, the Finnish Forest Centre and MHG Systems Oy Ltd are among the organisations that have joined forces to accelerate European bioeconomy with the help of big data technologies based on aerial and satellite images and on open forest data provided by Finnish Forest Centre.

Healthcare Robotics Digital Innovation Hub

Robotics has the potential to revolutionise the field of healthcare. In hospitals, surgical robots allow for minimally invasive surgery, with increased precision.

Agri-Food Robotics Digital Innovation Hub

Precision farming will allow European farmers to grow what is needed, with little waste in produce, water, and pesticides, and using less manual labour. Farms of the future will be high-tech ventures that are appealing for the younger generations. Robotics, combined with AI and big data, has a big part to play.

EU Call for Proposals: Access to space

The industry 4.0 transformational wave is likely to bring opportunities for innovative concepts lowering the cost of space launch manufacturing/integration/testing/operations and further improving quality.
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Unified resources marking system as a way to develop artificial intelligence in construction

Artificial intelligence in the construction industry can become a practical tool for analyzing and managing the supply of building material and technical resources for construction sites, and can also be used as an automated recording of the movement of used and damaged resources.

Contract farming and public–private partnerships in aquaculture. Lessons learned from East African countries

This report presents the lessons learned from a project in four East African countries – Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda – focusing on youth and their agribusinesses.

Online information system for data collection of cattle quality

The purpose of this research is to produce the prototype of an online information system for data collection of cattle quality in Semarang regency.

Evaluating renewable energy manufacturing potential in the Arab region: Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates

This study assesses the potential for manufacturing renewable energy components in Jordan, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates.

Call for Applications: 5G applications

Ideas must use satellite or space-based data as well as 5G technology.
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Sustainable agricultural mechanization can redeem Africa from perpetual food insecurity

The framework presents a menu of priority elements to be considered by AUC Member States when developing their own national strategies for sustainable agricultural mechanization.

Call for Applications: Google AI Residency Program 2019

By drawing on Google's state-of-the-art resources and research experience, we provide Residents in the program the skills that will enable them to tackle some of the world's greatest machine learning challenges.
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In Field Fruit Sizing Using A Smart Phone Application

The application was based on imaging of fruit against a backboard with a scale using a mobile phone, with operational limits set on camera to object plane angle and camera to object distance.

Call for Innovation: Smart Cities Challenge

The Cities of Vancouver and Surrey have the opportunity to design the future of smart and safe urban mobility. Our joint Smart Cities Challenge first stage application was chosen out of 130 submissions to be among the 20 finalists vying for federal funding of smart city projects designed to improve the quality of life of city residents.
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EU's Call for Proposals: Smart and healthy living at home

The pilots should build on open platforms, standardised ontologies, APIs and results from IoT-based smart living environments, service robotics and smart wearable & portable systems and clearly go beyond current state of the art in terms of scale, the capabilities for personalisation, adaptation, and user acceptance.
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IBM Food Trust Expands Blockchain Network to Foster a Safer, More Transparent and Efficient Global Food System

IBM announced growing adoption of its food supply chain network, IBM Food Trust. The blockchain-based cloud network offers participating retailers, suppliers, growers and food industry providers with data from across the food ecosystem to enable greater traceability, transparency and efficiency.

EU's Call for Proposals: Innovative applications of drones for ensuring safety in transport

Develop and test technologies, operational and business models for the application of drones or drone swarms and other emerging technologies to increase the safety, security, public acceptance and overall efficiency of air, waterborne and surface transport, both passenger and cargo, including search and rescue applications.
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Institutional Investors Using OTC Markets to Enter the Bitcoin Market

Institutional investors are getting into the Bitcoin market via OTC trading platforms. Currently, the OTC trading market is said to be over two times the size of regulated exchanges with some desks handling over $100 million a day in transactions.

EU's Call for Proposals: Demonstration of plug and play solutions for renewable off-grid electricity

Container-based integrated solutions for sustainable and long-term renewable electricity production, storage and distribution which demonstrate better performance than state-of-the-art solutions with respect to the overall installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance costs.
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Rice crop monitoring using multirotor UAV and RGB digital camera at early stage of growth

The objective of this paper is to monitor rice crop by using multirotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) as known as drone and RGB digital camera in Kelantan, Malaysia.

Fabricating an articulate robot for automated packing system by utilizing IOT system

We developed 3D packing system using prioritization method packing algorithm and Internet of things (IOT) for sending and receiving data.

Application Progress of Agricultural Internet of Things in Major Countries

Agriculture is the important application field of the agricultural Internet of Things. With the development of information technology and computer network technology, IoT (Internet of Things) has entered various fields such as agricultural production, management, management, service and so on.

Modern bioenergy leads the growth of all renewables to 2023, according to latest IEA market forecast

Modern bioenergy will have the biggest growth in renewable resources between 2018 and 2023, underscoring its critical role in building a robust renewable portfolio and ensuring a more secure and sustainable energy system, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest market forecast.

Digitalization set to revolutionize shipping – new United Nations report

Technological advances including artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain applications, autonomous ships, drones and others have the potential to boost efficiency in the global shipping industry, says the 2018 edition of UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport.

New global program to accelerate investments in battery storage for energy systems

The World Bank Group committed $1 billion for a new global program to accelerate investments in battery storage for energy systems in developing and middle-income countries.

Call for Projects: 2019 KNCF Grant Program - Preserving Biodiversity Projects in the Asia-Pacific Region

The nature of the fund is to provide assistance for nature conservation efforts implemented by NGO/NPO in developing countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region and also provide assistance for nature conservation efforts and sustainable use of nature resources in Japan.
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