Future Internet Enabled Agricultural Applications
Implementation period: 01/09/2014 - 31/08/2016
GA number: 632874
Type of Project: FP7
Project aim: The main goal of the project is provide financial support in the form of grants for 60 small and medium enterprises and Internet entrepreneurs from European IT community, with a focus on the Balkans, in order to develop applications for the agricultural sector based on the so-called “Future Internet” principles and technology.
About the project: The total fund of the FRACTALS project which was intended for financial support was 5.52 million Euros. In addition to grants, the support was multidimensional and included: building the technical capacity of small and medium enterprises and Internet entrepreneurs; application testing and validation; mentoring support. In this way, the project encouraged the development of the agricultural sector, where the application of digital services and services based on the Internet and Internet applications is still not at a satisfactory level in the whole of Europe. FRACTALS is one of 16 European projects that has supported the development of IT technologies based on the FIWARE platform.
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ ERC gran agreement number 632874.