SemaGrow 5th Project Meeting


NCSRThe 5th plenary meeting of the SemaGrow project took place on the 14th and the 15th of October 2014 at the premises of NCSR Demokritos, in Athens, Greece. It was hosted by the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications (IIT), one of the consortium members of the project. The meeting provided the opportunity to the project partners to meet and present the progress of the project per Work Package and organize the preparations for the upcoming review meeting of the project.

Agro-Know was represented in the meeting by Nikos Marianos, Nikos Manolis, Andreas Drakos & Panagis Katsivelis, since the meeting took place in Athens, very close to the AK offices.… Click to read the full post

2nd SemaGrow Hackathon


SemaGrowThe 2nd SemaGrow Hackathon took place between 4-7/7/2014 at the premises of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications of NCSR Demokritos in Athens, Greece. It was organized by Agro-Know, as a partner of the SemaGrow project and collocated with the International Research-Centered Summer School in Cognitive Systems and Interactive Robotics, Data and Content Analysis (IRSS 2014), a fact that allowed the participation of a high number of people with technical background and skills. It was attended by about 40 people from various countries all over the world. You can find information about the 2nd SemaGrow Hackathon here.


The 1st day of the Hackathon (Friday, 4/7/2014) was an Introductory Course, which aimed to provide the necessary background to the Hackathon participants.… Click to read the full post

Intro Course to Big Data: “Introduction to Data Science for Agriculture”

The course “Introduction to Data Science for Agriculture”, was held on Friday, November 29th, 2013 at the Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications (IIT) of the National Center for Scientific Research (N.C.S.R.) Demokritos, in Athens, Greece. It was the first part of a modular event which also consists of the following parts:

  • Training Day which will be held on Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at the same venue, during which the participants will be trained on the tools and technologies to be used during the Athens Green Hackathon 2013 and
  • Athens Green Hackathon 2013, which will take place from Saturday, December 14th, 2013 to Sunday, December 15th, 2013 at the coLab Workspace in Athens, Greece.
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