agraSpace ZIM Event

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Agriculture is probably one of the industries with the most potential to apply Computer Vision, as the vegetation progress, vermins and leaf diseases can be observed from satellites, UAV or drones. dida is engaged in the ZIM innovation network agraSpace to exchange ideas on the applications of Computer Vision in agriculture. At Februar 27th, a network meeting was held at Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V. (ATB) where network partners met to discuss potential projects and search for potential partners for joint funding proposals. Among the partners are research institutions like Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V. (ATB), Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) and private companies like Vereinigte Hagelversicherung, 365FarmNet and dida. Topics of the event included the new funding guidelines of the ZIM program, a presentation of research proposals from Leibniz-Institut für innovative Mikroelektronik (IHP), a presentation from the agricultural practice from Mr. Meise from agrafrisch, a agricultural company from Eastern Brandenburg and a presentation on a project from the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg on a BMWI funded project on structural change in the Lausitz region.