Innovation Capacity Building by Strengthening Expertise and Research in the Design,
                                             Planning and Operations of Green Agrifood Supply Chains

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CIOSTA, CIGR, EurAgEng, and Aarhus University organized the XXXV CIOSTA & CIGR V Conference in Vingsted Hotel- and Conference Centre, Billund, Denmark.

The CIOSTA conferences focused on the optimisation of bio-production management and work organisation based on system engineering approaches and innovative technologies.

From Effective to Intelligent Agriculture and Forestry

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  • Service robots in bio-production systems
  • Field machinery management
  • Traceability systems
  • Biomass and agri-food supply chains
  • Decision support systems
  • System analysis and design
  • Precision farming based operations planning
  • Information management systems
  • Processing, post-harvest technology
  • Livestock management
  • Labour, Ergonomics, Safety and Health

Special Sessions

  • Green Supply Chains: A special session on Green Supply was organized with great success during the CIOSTA 2013 Conference. The session was in connection with the FP7 REGPOT Project: GREEN-AgriChains. The Special Session covered aspects of Green Supply Chain Management and Logistics targeted to the Agri-food and Biomass, production, handling, and distribution sectors and to issues relevant to sustainable farming, bio-waste management and reverse logistics, energy-efficient transportation, information and automation technologies that sustain a Green Supply Chain.
  • Lego Mindstorms in bio-production operations: A special session on the implementation of Lego Mindstorms in simulation of field operations targeting to future robotic systems was also organized during the CIOSTA 2013 Conference.

Further information can be found on the website of the CIOSTA Conference on this link.

Aug, 2015

GREEN-AgriChains Event

Final Dissemination Event

At September 18th, 2015 will take place the Final Dissemination Event of GREEN-Agrichains Project in the Marivaux Hotel, Brussels, Belgium.

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Jul 2015

Recruited Experts News

Greek Pellet Market Outlook

Extensive research on the Greek Pellet Market was conducted in the context of the GREEN-Agrichains Project. Critical results of interest were presented in the context of the 14th Pellets Industry Forum that was co-organized by Solar Promotion GmbH, the European Pellet Council, and the European Biomass Association (AEVIOM) in Munich, June 11-12, 2015.


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Mar 20, 2015

 GREEN-AgriChains Event

Fifth Info Day

The fifth Info Day of the GREEN-AgriChains project took place on the 20th March, 2015 in International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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27 - 30 May, 2015

GREEN-AgriChains Event

International Conference

At 27 - 30 May 2015 took place the 1st International Conference on Agrifood Supply Chain Management & Green Logistics in the Porto Carras Grand Resort.

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Mar 2015

Recruited Experts News

Best Young Researcher Award (Biomass)

One of the senior post-doctoral researchers of the GREEN-Agrichains project, Dr. Agorasti-Eri Toka, was awarded as the Best Young Researcher on Biomass at World Sustainable Energy Days 2015 (24-26 February, Wels/Austria) by Mr. Rudi Anschober, Regional Minister for Energy, Upper Austria and Mr. Gerhard Dell, Director of OÖ Energiesparverband, Austria.


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The GREEN-AgriChains project has been funded with support from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7-REGPOT-2012-2013-1) under Grant Agreement No. 316167.