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FAPESP announces result of call for proposals with IBM

FAPESP announces result of call for proposals with IBM

Nine research projects focusing on digital agriculture were selected (photo: IBM Research)

The São Paulo Research Foundation – FAPESP and IBM announce the result of call for proposals focusing on Digital Agriculture, that is, the field of knowledge regarding computer systems that process data, provide advice, support control and the different steps of the agricultural production chains.

Nine proposals were approved in total, all of them authored by investigators headquartered in higher education or research institutions of the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Projects must follow the guidelines of FAPESP’s University-Industry Cooperative Research Program (PITE).

Selected proposals:

Development of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle mobile recharging platform coupled with agrometeorological sensors for hailstorm analysis

Processo / Grant number

2017/19136-0

Acordo / Agreement

IBM

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Marcos Vinícius Bueno de Morais

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Tecnologia de Garça/FATECGARCA/CEETPS

 

Ambient-awareness in Agriculture: 3-D structure and reasoning in the crop field (AACr3)

Processo / Grant number

2017/19282-7

Acordo / Agreement

IBM

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Thiago Teixeira Santos

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Embrapa Informática Agropecuária/CNPTIA/EMBRAPA

 

Advanced Digital Tool for the Agricultural Risk Management

Processo / Grant number

2017/19350-2

Acordo / Agreement

IBM

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Paulo Estevão Cruvinel

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Embrapa Instrumentação Agropecuária/CNPDIA/EMBRAPA

 

Data from multispectral sensor in unmanned aerial vehicles (uav) to assess and diagnose nitrogen fertilization in sugarcane fields

Processo / Grant number

2017/19379-0

Acordo / Agreement

IBM

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Henrique Coutinho Junqueira Franco

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Centro Nacional de Pesquisa em Energia e Materiais/CNPEM/MCTI

 

A multitasking learning approach to precipitation extremes forecasting

Processo / Grant number

2017/19397-9

Acordo / Agreement

IBM

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Fernando José Von Zuben

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Engenharia Elétrica e de Computação/FEEC/UNICAMP

 

Stochastic calibration of the SEBAL algorithm for variable rate irrigation prescription in subtropical climate

Processo / Grant number

2017/19398-5

Acordo / Agreement

IBM

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Marcos Vinícius Folegatti

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz/ESALQ/USP

 

Remote sensing techniques for monitoring arthropod pests in agricultural fields

Processo / Grant number

2017/19407-4

Acordo / Agreement

IBM

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Pedro Takao Yamamoto

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz/ESALQ/USP

 

Agriculture in a POCT: Precision Agriculture Using Low-Cost Microfluidic Paper-based Analytical Devices for Chemical Analysis

Processo / Grant number

2017/19413-4

Acordo / Agreement

IBM

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Emanuel Carrilho

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Instituto de Química de São Carlos/IQSC/USP

 

Drone-borne Radar for Sugar Cane Precision Agriculture

Processo / Grant number

2017/19416-3

Acordo / Agreement

IBM

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Hugo Enrique Hernandez Figueroa

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Engenharia Elétrica e de Computação/FEEC/UNICAMP

The call is available at http://www.fapesp.br/en/11040.