Smart AgriFood Academy

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Smart AgriFood Academy

Initiative Description

Smart Agrifood Academy provides an overview on precision farming techniques, innovative technologies for agriculture (crop operations and forecast models, remote sensing, sampling methods), and on the optimization of the yield. The training course aims to train agricultural professionals in optimizing the work on the field by integrating specific skills and innovative technologies.


Training Objectives

Smart Agrifood Academy and FIWARE INNOVA iHUB aims to support and promote tech innovation for the development of Smart Agri-food applications and services, contributing to strengthening FIWARE technology as an European standard.

Training Contents

Introduction to precision farming and innovative technologies, Remote sensing: satellite data and drones, Sampling methods for phytosanitary control and crop operations, Forecast models for agriculture: irrigation, fertilization, and crops defense

Digital Innovation Hubs



  • Robotics
  • IoT
  • Data analytics
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Open data, GIS, DSS, Big Data, Agricultural maths models


  • Lecture
  • Workshop
  • Presentation
  • Video
  • Practical exercices
  • Practical session in lab


  • Face to face
  • Online

Technology Absortion Cycle

  • Awareness
  • Configuration
  • Implementation
  • Operation

Target Group

  • Directors
  • Operators

Instruction Level

  • Fundation
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Highly Specialized


  • Agriculture

Education Level

  • High School
  • Ocupational Studies


  • 5 to 10
  • 10 to 20


  • Fiware Foundation iHUBs

Countries where training is provided

  • Italy

Cities where training is provided

  • Perugia

Languages this training can be provided

  • Italian, English