Copernicus for Agriculture is a Training and Information Session on Copernicus which was held in Bari, Italy, on November 27, 2018.
Planetek joined the event to present some case histories of its Earth Observation based solutions for Smart Agriculture developed using Copernicus data.
This "Copernicus Training and Information Session" is part of a series of national events on Copernicus organized by the European Commission in collaboration with the Member States, whose goal is to promote the multiple uses of Copernicus data and products, with particular attention to the needs and interests of the community of local users.
The Italian event promoting the European Copenicus program focused on the topic of Space & Agriculture.
For the Italian event, panelists and authorities discussed the opportunities offered to agriculture by the constellation of European satellites called Sentinels. An international panel of experts illustrated the Copernicus program and the applications in agriculture: experts of the European Commission, researchers, entrepreneurs and officials from the Italian Ministry and from the Regions.
In brief, the Italian event focused on:
- Introduction to Copernicus data access mechanisms and access to finance
- Copernicus applications for agriculture
REPORT OF THE EVENT
President of Regione Puglia, Michele Emiliano