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M12 Review meeting at REA

M12 Review meeting at REA

The M12 Review meeting took place at the Research Executive Agency on the 22nd January 2015, where the consortium met the Project Officer and the external reviewer to analyse and discuss the work done on the first period of the project. The RTDs presented their subcontracted work carried out whereas the SMEs discussed their commercialisation plans, the IP protection of the generated foreground as well as the dissemination activities that were carried out. The SMEs discussed also their expected outcome from the projevt and gave their assessment...

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M12 General Meeting in Brussels

M12 General Meeting in Brussels

The consortium met in Brussels on the 21st January 2015 for a General Meeting to discuss the technical development made on the project by the RTDs with the support of the SMEs, as well to decide on the IPR strategy for the SodSat system once the project ends. The exploitation manager also led a discussion related to the exploitation of the product based on the Interim Plan for the Use and Dissemination of Foreground. All participants presented also their dissemination activities for the coming months. The participants present for the meeting...

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TURFE attend a seminar on Precision farming at Mendel University in Brno

TURFE attend a seminar on Precision farming at Mendel University in Brno

Dr Lulli from TURFE attended a seminar on Precision farming at Mendel University in Brno (Czech Republic) between the 1-2nd December 2014, where he presented the SodSat system to the participants and talked about its relevance in the world of turfgrass precision farming. Flyers were distributed to the participants.

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Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) annual meeting

Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) annual meeting

the Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) annual meeting took place in Lincolnshire England, 5 – 6 December 2014. The (TGA) is the only professional organisation in the UK and Ireland dedicated to the advancement of quality turf production.Since its formation, the TGA has been at theforefront of raising the standard of the cultivated turf supplied to professional and domestic customers. Mr Johnny Trandem from OST attended the Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) annual meeting in Lincolnshire England. During a packed and varied programme...

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TURFE attend the 41st edition of the EIMA exhibition in Bologna

TURFE attend the 41st edition of the EIMA exhibition in Bologna

TURFE attended the 41st edition of the International Agricultural and Gardening Machinery exhibition (EIMA) in Bologna between the 12-16 November 2014. Dr Lulli participated in a seminar on precision farming, with a section dedicated to the SodSat system. Flyers were also distributed to interested parties and contacts were also made. 235,000 visitors attended the...

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M9 meeting

M9 meeting

SME partners PLANTEC hosted and organised the M9 technical meeting which took place on 27th October 2014 in Marina di Ginosa, Italy. The meeting focused on the technical development carried out so far, however the exploitation board discussed also the business model and the business plan, as well as the patentability of the system. The partners also had the opportunity to visit Plantec’s premises after the meeting, where the partners were shown the sod production farm and facilities, mentioning how the SodSat system would eventually be...

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Vanmac Field Day 2014

Vanmac Field Day 2014

Mr Johnny Trandem from Ostfold Gress attended between the 24-26th September the 2014 European turf grass meeting in Munich Germany. On Friday the 26th of September Vanmac organised a Field day. During this day participants had the opportunity to network and socialize with colleagues and also get acquainted with, and updated on the complete assortment of machines available in the area of turf production. Mr Johnny Trandem from OST SME partner took this opportunity to talk about the SodSat system during the networking session, distributing...

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Demogarden Fair

Demogarden Fair

Demogarden Fair, 5th Edition – Pisa (Italy), 20-22 September 2014. This event showcased products like equipment and machinery for the maintenance of green and other related products etc. in the Hand, Machine & Garden Tools, Plant, Machinery & Equipment industries. It is the only Italian event dedicated to the field trials of mechanized farming and gardening. RTD partner Turfe attended this fair where he set up a stand and circulated SodSat flyers to the attendants.

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Spoga Gafa fair

Spoga Gafa fair

Spoga+Gafa Fair took place in Cologne (Germany) between the 31 August – 2 September 2014. Mr David Micallef from ATEKNEA attended the Spoga+Gafa fair in order to disseminate the SodSat project. A stand was set up, including a 32” LCD monitor from where the promotional video of the SodSat project was continuously shown. Furthermore, leaflets were distributed to interested parties who visited the stand. Around 36,800 trade visitors from over 100 countries attended the international fair to inform themselves about the novelties in the garden...

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M6 meeting

M6 meeting

The SodSat partners met in Norway on the 7th August 2014. SME partner OSTFOLD GRESS hosted and organised the meeting in Larkollen, a small town close to their premises. The meeting started with an exploitation board meeting, where the SMEs discussed the exploitation route that they intend to take after the project ends. The exploitation committee talked also about IPR issues, specifying what can be protected and various possible ways of protection. The RTDs then gave a presentation to illustrate the current project status, the tasks that were...

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