WANTED: Smart Farming Technologies & Experts from EU farm equipment industry!



1. What is Smart AKIS all about?

Smart AKIS www.smart-akis.com is a European funded research project aimed at assessing the use & promoting the adoption of Smart Farming Technologies in EU Agriculture involving farmers, the agricultural machinery industry, academia, research centres, agricultural engineering and public bodies.

Smart AKIS is looking at:

Crop types: Arable crops, tree crops, open field vegetables and vineyards.

Focus areas/Innovation Hubs: Greece, Germany, Western France, Netherlands, East UK, Northern Spain (Region of Navarre).

Partnership (1): 13 partners from 8 countries, representing research, farmer community, advisory/extension services and the agricultural equipment industry

2. Smart AKIS project - looking back

Since the project started in March 2016, CEMA has been actively involving farm equipment manufacturers to bring their expertise & hands-on views on Smart Farming Technologies ‘SFTs’ to the project through:

  • Guiding CEMA companies to fill up the unique Smart Farming Platform CLICK HERE collecting more than 1,200 SFTs available from all over Europe!!
  • Setting-up interviews with senior industry experts and
  • Encouraging the participation of industry managers to dedicated workshops in 7 countries to present SFTs solutions developed by the industry

IN FIGURES - Check here the type of users & latest search trends recorded on the Smart AKIS platform:

3. What’s next?

If you are a Smart Farming Technology provider and you’d like to be part of the Smart AKIS community & promote your solution in 2 clicks:

Register on the Smart-AKIS online Platform and fill in your innovative product CLICKING HERE!

Your product will be showcased in the form of a Technology Card featuring the main applications of your SFT, the benefits and direct links to your website.

4. Take your chance!

If you are looking for promoting your technologies, increasing research opportunities under H2020 and strengthening partnerships with EU agri-actors JOIN the Smart-AKIS community!

Stay tuned on upcoming events organised by Smart AKIS:

  • 22 of March 2018 – Stakeholder event in Novi Sad (Serbia) – agenda to be announced soon
  • June 2018 – Final Smart AKIS conference 


Should you have any question, do not hesitate to get in touch with the CEMA Secretariat!


Smart AKIS partners (1): DLG (DE), University of Wageningen (NL), Leibiniz Centre for Ag Landscape Research (DE), BioSense Institute (Serbia), ACTA (FR), Navarra Institute for Agri-food Technologies and Infrastructures (ES), Delphy (NL), Regional Gov. of Vojvodina (Serbia), Iniciativas Innovadoras (ES), CEMA (BE), CUMA (FR), EurAgEng (UK). Coordinator: Agricultural University of Athens

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