EU: Precision Agriculture Centre of Excellence Open in Ireland

A digital innovation hub, specializing in precision agriculture, has been announced for the southeast region of Ireland, the Irish Farmers Journal reports.


The Precision Agriculture Center of Excellence (PACE) will be located in Kilkenny, Ireland, to drive the digital innovation of Europe’s agri-food sector.

EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan announced that the hub will receive €30m in funding under the Horizon 2020 program.

PACE will also have access to cascade funding that will be coming on stream early next year through the smart agri hubs projects and others to be announced in the near future.

Continue reading at the Irish Farmers Journal.

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