AgrifoodTEF, Official Opening

European launch of the AgrifoodTEF project, with the aim of developing testing and experimenting infrastructures to promote the adoption of services and products based on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in the European agri-food sector.

Sala “Luigi Stringa”, FBK Povo

Via Sommarive 18, Povo

Launch of the AgrifoodTEF project.

Having won a call for proposals launched in 2022 by the European Commission (part of the Digital Europe program), the AgrifoodTEF project has a total budget of 60 million euros and a time horizon of five years.
To learn more about the context in which this project operates, please follow this link.

The consortium of partners, coordinated by Raffaele Giaffreda, from FBK’s OpenIoT Unit, is composed of some of the major European players in the field of digital innovation applied to the agrifood industry . Organized in three national nodes (Italy, Germany, France) and 4 satellite nodes (Poland, Belgium, Sweden and Austria), it offers its services to companies and developers from all over Europe who want to validate their robotics and artificial intelligence solutions for agribusiness under real-life conditions of use, speeding their transition to the market.

The kick-off event, in English, will be streamed live on February 1 on FBK’s youtube channel between 9.00 am and 10.30 am. 


Ms. Cecile Huet – Head of Unit (Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Innovation and Excellence-CNECT.A.1)
Raffaele Giaffreda (FBK) project and Italian node coordinator
Stefan Stiene (Hochschule Osnabrück / DFKI / Agrotech Valley Forum), German node coordinator
Agnes Delaborde (LNE) French node coordinator
Jurgen Vangeyte (ILVO) Belgium satellite coordinator
Jonas Engstrom (RISE) Sweden satellite coordinator
Lukasz Lowinski (Lukasiewicz L-PIT) Polish satellite coordinator
Heinrich Prankl (Josephinum Research Institute) Austria satellite coordinator

Attendees may send questions to . They will be read and discussed at the end of the session.


OFFICIAL OPENING  Stream on youtube OPEN to the general audience.



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