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Digital Agriculture workshop, Brussels

Left to Right: Dr Kieran Drain (CEO, Tyndall National Institute), Prof. Linda Doyle (Director, CONNECT), Commissioner Phil Hogan, Prof. Willie Donnelly (President, WIT), Dr Frank Smyth (Executive Director, CONNECT), Dr Raquel Harper (International Funding Manager, CONNECT).

A workshop on Digital Agriculture, co-hosted by CONNECT and the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) at Waterford Institute of Technology was held in Brussels on Thursday, 14 January.

The gathering was addressed by Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Phil Hogan, and Mr Mario Campolargo, Director of DG CONNECT.

Read Commissioner Hogan’s address (pdf).

CONNECT is the world leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. CONNECT is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres Programme and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund. We engage with over 35 companies including large multinationals, SMEs and start-ups. CONNECT brings together world-class expertise from ten Irish academic institutes to create a one-stop-shop for telecommunications research, development and innovation.

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