ICT and Automation for a Greener Agriculture

Basic Information

Network ICT-AGRI
Website https://ict-agri.eu
Aim of the joint call The ICT-AGRI 2nd call for trans-national projects aims at improving the utilization of ICT and automation in agriculture for a sustainable use of natural resources, reduction of agriculture’s environmental footprints and mitigation of climate changes, while securing farm economy, good working conditions, food supply, quality and security, and animal welfare.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 23/03/2012
Deadline Pre-Proposal 07/05/2012 Submitted proposal: 117
Deadline Full-Proposal 07/09/2012 Submitted proposal: 29
Evaluation End Date 07/11/2012 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 8
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor technical progress
Call reasons
  • Achieving critical mass
  • Sharing competences and associated work
  • Addressing global issues
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
Research fields
  • Environment
  • Food, agriculture and fisheries
  • Information and communication technologies
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
  • Pre-competitive research
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • Large Corporations
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Belgium Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (EV-ILVO)
Denmark Danish AgriFish Agency (DAFA)
Finland Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MMM)
France National Research Agency (ANR)
Germany Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
Greece General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT)
Ireland Agriculture and Food Development Authority (Teagasc)
Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MOAG)
Italy Ministry of Agricultural food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF)
Latvia Latvian National Academy of Sciences (LAS/LZA)
Netherlands Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)
Spain Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
Switzerland Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG- BLW)
Türkiye The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
DairyICT ICT in large and small dairy systems. 01/04/2013 31/03/2016 9
FarmFUSE Fusion of multi-source and multi-sensor information on soil ... 01/03/2013 29/02/2016 5
GrassBots User-centric adoption of sustainable farming operation invol... 01/03/2013 28/02/2015 9
ICTGRAZINGTOOLS Use of ICT tools to capture grass data and optimize grazing ... 01/06/2013 31/05/2016 4
ITApic Application of information technologies in Precision Apicult... 01/08/2013 31/07/2016 4
SILF Smart Integrated Livestock Farming: integrating user-centric... 01/03/2013 29/02/2016 8
USER-PA USability of Environmentally sound and Reliable techniques i... 01/03/2013 28/02/2015 9
i-LEED Advanced cattle feeding on pasture through innovative pastur... 01/06/2013 31/05/2016 5