Project DIVA: selected solutions

Since 2018 we have been a partner of the European project DIgitech Value chains for Agrofood, forestry and environment.

We are a partner and National Contact Point of DIVA, an European H2020 project aimed at accelerating SMEs in the agro-food, forestry and environment sectors, by giving them access to financial support, strategic consulting and business coaching services. For the first open call, 66 projects were selected – among these, 6 through our contribution:

  • Digital4wood Traceability
    Project by Etifor that aims to investigate how the blockchain technology could be used in timber certification process in a moment when the interest towards forest certification is very high. 
  • BxT (Buono per Tutti)
    Confcooperative Toscana physical hub providing a direct-to-consumer digital, organizational and logistical platform for aggregation, storage, distribution and delivery of local healthy and sustainable food to consumers and wholesale buyers.
  • Prosecco Extreme Tracking
    Project by Consorzio Tutela Prosecco DOC aimed at using image recognition and blockchain technologies to build a data repository of the Prosecco PDO brands, a solution for promotion, tracking and validation of PDO wine, accessible to the stakeholder and final consumers.
  • ViViD – Vineyard visual driving
    A computer vision system developed by CET Electronics and applied to the autonomous driving of a robotic machine, used for automatic data collection and spraying in vineyards. 
  • NYSA
    A standalone monitoring, localization, phenotyping and 3D mapping system for precision agriculturecreated by CNT Technologies. An user-friendly device, even for small and medium farms, which can be used in any tractors or implements without having to upgrade machinery.
  • WOWnature
    A web-based platform developed by Etifor to connect landowners, private companies and citizens and create new public-private and multi-level partnerships for forest green infrastructures finance.

Applications for the next call will open on November 26 and will close on January 31, 2020. More info here.

Project DIVA aims to provide support to the emergence and development of new industrial digitech value chains with applications to the agro-food, forestry and environment sectors. Through it, SMEs will receive grants from 10,000 to 60,000 euros to accelerate new concepts/products/services, test them through demonstrations or internationalize them.