Reporting on the EIP-AGRI Workshop on Data Sharing

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As the phrase “data is the new oil” becomes more and more popular, there is also much uncertainty about the impact of data governance and sharing models. There is a variety of sharing models that have different degrees of openness, transparency, division of added-value, or potential for market power distribution. Data will not only be the core asset, but also the core lubricant that will define (beyond the economic models) the socioeconomic models around every single industry vertical. For agriculture, finding fair and acceptable ways to support data sharing among the various stakeholders will also be crucial in ensuring that the benefits of the digital revolution in agriculture reach everyone involved.… Click to read the full post

Using Big Data – in the food safety sector

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brian-kennell/why-food-safety-matters_b_7544340.html

Trying to emphasize on the importance of food safety information and data is probably meaningless; we are discussing about data that can be used for saving millions of lives each year so its management and sharing is of highest importance at a global level. And when we are talking about related information aggregated through various sources, we are talking about big data at the service of the food safety sector.

In this context, Agroknow CEO Nikos Manouselis made a trip to Cranfield, Bedfordshire, UK in order to participate to an event simply titled “Using Big Data“, organised by the Cranfield University. … Click to read the full post