News - Newsletters - Press Releases
29 October 2013
SMEDRIVE is in a traffic jam - EU-PLF is proud to report that the SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) Drive, as WP5 “Innovation through High-Tech SMEs” is informally known, has received an overwhelming number of applications during its Innovation Day events. The aim of Innovation Days is to recruit, select and motivate suitable candidate entrepreneurs to start a business in PLF, using […]
10 October 2013
EU-PLF press release - Read the EU-PLF press release on the project and its significance in modern-day farming.
5 September 2013
EU-PLF’s first newsletter - Read all about the EU-PLF project and its initial accomplishments!
15 July 2013
PLF equipment installed in pig and poultry farms for further testing - In total, Fancom and SoundTalks installed PLF equipment in 16 farms around Europe. On each farm, four microphones and four cameras are used as sensors, and all systems have an online connection to a central database. The project includes five broiler farms, ten fattening pig farms, and one calf farm. The first installation was performed […]
12 July 2013
Leuven SmartFarming Innovation Day - The growth prospects for the global livestock industry are excellent: demand for meat will continue to grow at an astounding pace for at least the next 3-4 decades. More meat production, larger groups of animals, concerns about animal welfare, the environment and health however will require more and more technology in this process to make […]
7 July 2013
EU-PLF to co-sponsor EC-PLF conference - The first results from EU-PLF will be presented during the EC-PLF conference that will take place in Leuven, Belgium The conference will also include presentations of results from EU-BioBusiness Project. You may register now at www.ecplf2013-leuven.eu/public/Registration.aspx