John Deere is the largest global manufacturer of agricultural machinery and equipment and also the leading manufacturer in Europe in regards to production and technology development. There is a strong focus on smart farming, which uses satellite systems, wireless communication and big data analytics to increase crop yields in a profitable and sustainable way and to address the needs of food safety and security of a growing world population.
Competences & Capabilities
The participation in EIT Food is coordinated and managed by the John Deere European Technology Innovation Center (JD ETIC). As one of its key pillars ETIC extends John Deere’s partnerships with public research institutions, NGOs (CEMA, VDMA, VDI) and other companies in Europe.
Key focus areas are:
- Sustainable farming
- Automation & autonomy
- Artificial intelligence
- Sensor technologies
Partner in the following EIT Food projectsView all EIT Food projects
projectExplore how innovative, digital technologies can help achieve sustainable intensification of arable farming systems.
projectGain an understanding of sustainable food production and the challenges that farmers face to offer a sustainable food supply.