There is a change in the production model of world agriculture .The growing demand for food to more World population required to make a great effort on Innovation in Agro sector. In the Strategic Innovation Agenda of FEMAC Cluster it has set a goal to improve the competitiveness of agriculture, respecting the environment and contributing to a more efficient management of natural resources. The development of smart farms, industries related to information and communications technology (ICT), the uses of Key enabling technologies (KET), like everything that has to do with the digital transformation in the field, will be of essential importance in the Innovation Strategy of FEMAC in the next 10 years.
IDEAS TO PROJECTS
LISA – Low Input Sustainable Agriculture: Implementation of a model of precision agriculture in Catalonia The project led by Codorniu Group, with FEMAC as a coordinator and in collaboration with the Group BORGES, the firm AQUALOGY, IRTA and UDL acting as leading research centers and the Catalan Federation of Cooperatives of Catalonia FCAC, aims to improve the productivity-growth with minimal inputs: adjusting fertilizer, irrigation water treatments where strictly necessary and to contribute to a new model of agriculture more sustainable.
ARIADNA is a project idea to develop a robot unit for controlling pesticides in vinyards and its management and fertilization. In collaboration with the consulting firm NELMIA ROBOTICS. We are under construction of the consortium partners to implement the project.