However, farmer adoption of these technologies is often limited and therefore the benefits are not realised. This project builds on the 2018 EIT Food Educating for Technology Take-off (ETTO) project. The 2019 project will include the unique recruitment of farmer champions and technology ambassadors (including stakeholders giving consultancy to farmers) who will be trained in relevant aspects of technology and then they will become the trainer. Alongside world-leading industry and academic institutes, the farmer champions and technology ambassadors will develop engagement activities where they will be responsible for encouraging the wider farming community in the UK/Ireland, Germany and Italy.
Focus on Farmers
Agricultural technologies and innovations offer significant opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of farm businesses, through optimised yields, reduced environmental impact and increased profitability.
We need new ideas to help solve some of the toughest global challenges and to help transform the food system. Students are great creative thinkers, often giving different insights into possible solutions. That's why our programmes are designed to help them do just that.
Inspire programmes are 1-2 week long courses on entrepreneurship, the co-creation of entrepreneurial ideas, innovation and business creation principles and skills. Programmes are aimed at giving you a taste of entrepreneurship or to help accelerate your idea.
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The aim of the SME workshops is to identify contemporary challenges and solutions in the poultry industry dedicated to feed manufacturers, advisors, farmers and employees in poultry factories, as well as managers responsible for the strategy and profitability of fodder and poultry production, all from RIS-eligible regions.
John Deere Precision Ag technologies enable farmers to lower their environmental footprint with the latest Precision Farming DLC (Down Loadable Content) running on GIANTS’ Farming Simulator.
EIT Food hosted its first FUN&FAN The Afterwork in San Sebastian, Spain, gathering students, entrepreneurs, startups and key actors in agrifood entrepreneurship in the Basque Country. Because....