The ICT and Agrifood TB from the University of Málaga participated in the networking event SMART AGRIFOOD SUMMIT

The ICT and Agrifood TB from the University of Málaga participated in the networking event SMART AGRIFOOD SUMMIT

The SMART AGRIFOOD SUMMIT took place on the 21st and 22nd of June in Málaga, which is considered a national and international reference event in the precision agriculture or agriculture 4.0. The opening ceremony was conducted by Luis Planas (the Agriculture and Fishing Minister of Spain), and several Silicon Valley investment companies were present.

The ICT/Energy (Daniel Gómez) and the Agrifood (Rubén Porras) Tansference Brokers (TBs) promoted the new technologies and the most recent researches made by the researchers from University of Málaga (UMA) in the precision agriculture field. The technologies most demanded by the companies were those of Data Analysis, but there was also interest for other technologies in the cosmetic area or IoT-Internet of Things for the on a farm massive sensoring.

The TB team held in total 11 meetings with companies during the event, which took place during one day and a half.