AgroIntelli is a Danish Ag-Tech development company, working with robotics, navigation, automation and machine vision. One of its most recognizable products, Robotti, is a light-weight autonomous agricultural robot tool carrier with intelligent implements.
AgrOnov is a pole of innovation in agroecology that supports companies in their agricultural innovation project. Our relation to the field enables us to understand the needs of the farmers, to challenge ideas and validate projects. Find also the innovations of our companies!
Vesoul Agro-campus is a local public institution of agricultural education. It includes a High School, a CFA (a training center for apprentices) and a CFPPA (a center devoted to professional training and agricultural promotion), all gathering some 800 learners. It also comprises a mixed farm and a hall for ag-equipment (3200 m² for 8 production areas and technological platforms). Trainings are provided from the tenth grade to the vocational bachelor’s degree (partnership with two IUTs – university institutes of technology).
Made up of 14 academic research laboratories and 3 agricultural technical institutes, The Plant2Pro® Carnot Institute proposes an integrated and multidisciplinary R&D offer “from laboratory to field” to stakeholders in the sector of plant production.
CTIFL is the leading organization for applied research in the French fruit and vegetable sector. Through its activities and innovations, it works on the development and diversification of production and marketing methods for all the players involved.
Deepfield Robotics develops weeding solutions for sustainable farming. Our plant recognition camera Aquila uses deep learning to distinguish plants: it is used for precise spot-spraying of herbicide and for intra-row hoeing applications. Our weeding robots use Aquila to detect weeds: they will treat fields autonomously without supervision, allowing mass adoption of herbicide-saving weeding methods.
Demeter is an independent company that manages venture, growth and infrastructure funds for energy and ecological transition. We invest € 500K to € 30M to support companies in this sector at all stages of their development. With a managed asset of nearly € 1Billion, with 33 employees in Europe and 120 investments carried out since its inception, Demeter is one of the European leaders of the sector.
DUSSAU DISTRIBUTION is a company based in Pécorade (40), Nouvelle-Aquitaine. The sustainable development strategy enables us to offer a range of products whose lifespan exceeds 20 years.
So far, more than 4000 machines are operating in the world. DUSSAU DISTRIBUTION is a major player of the bio-secure pneumatic distribution.
Further to the societal demands and economic requirements in regards to animal welfare, animal bedding becomes an essential and ever-evolving task.The quality of the bedding is critical for animal welfare.
For FIRA 2019, DUSSAU DISTRIBUTION introduces its robot SENTINEL 2, a more advanced version of SENTINEL, the first bedding and monitoring robot endowed with Artificial Intelligence.
Sentinel 2 still serves its primary function which consists in spreading automatically all types of bedding materials in any animal production, and also in collecting data to assess and improve animal bedding, thanks to its visual and thermal sensors (ammonia sensor, anemometer, CO2, light, air temperature, bedding temperature, animal weight, humidity measurement). Its new innovative and important functions are presented as follows:
Human security with the detection of human presence in the building
Additional bedding savings achieved through targeted straw spreading
Automatic change of its operating cycle based on the density of the product and the quantity to spread.
Thanks to its mobility, Sentinel 2 is able to map the whole building and to feed the BIG DATA bases. Its onboard sensors contribute to improve the communication with existing control equipment and fixed sensors in the building by automatically calibrating their measurements.
Faromatics is the creator of ChickenBoy, the world-wide first ceiling suspended robot that monitors animal welfare and helps increase farm productivity, using sensors and artificial intelligence. It is currently installed in 3 European countries.
Green Shield Technology develops innovative solutions to help plant production players safely reduce their use of plant protection products, thanks to its expertise in agronomy and mathematics and notably its precision laser weeding.
IFM electronic is an international group specialized in automation solutions, instrumentation and industrial detection to assess, control and manage. Through its intelligent sensors, predictive maintenance solutions, traceability, 3D vision and data collection system, IFM electronic places the industry of the future at the heart of its development strategy.
INSTAR Robotics designed an autonomous, pot-spacing robot called Trooper. Plant nurseries and horticulturists have hundreds of thousands of pot plants to move around in their fields, which is a poorly-rewarded, dangerous and time-consuming job. Trooper is designed to automate this process, to reduce hardship at work and help employees focus back on their core job.
Kindhelm develops, manufactures and sells high precision positioning modules for agriculture. The positioning modules combine dual-band RTK-GNSS with high-end inertial sensor for robust and reliable positioning output under all conditions.
Meropy lends its expertise in agricultural robotics to the actors of the sector by providing them with the SentiV proxy-detection solution, a new approach to observing parcel plan (detection of crop needs and pests).
The Mutualité Sociale Agricole (Agricultural Social Mutual Fund) is a private law body that manages social protection for the whole agricultural sector in France (health, family, pensions, occupational accidents and diseases).
Founded in 2011 by robotic engineers Gaëtan Séverac and Aymeric Barthes, Naïo Technologies is an Agtech startup based in Toulouse. The company designs, manufactures and sells autonomous electric weeding robots, that respect both man and the environment. To date, over a hundred of their farmbots are in circulation: the Oz weeding robot for diversified vegetable farmers, the Dino robot that weeds large-scale vegetable crops and Ted, for viticulture.
NovAtel®, part of Hexagon’s Positioning Intelligence division, offers engineering and integration services that carefully design and custom-build each automated platform to enable the accelerated development and deployment of your unmanned applications.
Pepperl+Fuchs, global player and recognized detection specialist for more than 70 years, develops a wide range of intelligent and innovative products and systems.
We offer solutions perfectly suited to the implementation and use of robotic applications. Thanks to our products, the efficiency and productivity of your agricultural robots are increased, even in difficult environmental conditions.
This offering includes, among others, our new high-performance R2300 Scanner 3D LiDAR sensor, a wide range of ultrasonic sensors, inclination and acceleration sensors and RFID identification systems.
Present at this FIRA, our team of specialists is at your disposal during these two days to discuss your needs and provide you with the necessary information.
PowerTech Sytems designs and manufactures Lithium batteries available in 12V, 24V and 48V (integrated BMS) for discharge up to 100% and minimum 3000 cycles, particularly suitable for autonomous robots.
Reflet du Monde is a company specialized in drones and based in Bordeaux. Its RDM AG drone is dedicated to agricultural applications.
This innovative drone has been developed since 2016 in partnership with the joint innovation unit of the MaïsAdour and Vivadour french cooperatives. (Ovalie Innovation)
RDM AG is capable of spreading trichogram capsules, droping plant cover seeds and spraying biocontrol liquids. It is capable of treating tens of hectares per day and represents a very interesting lever for reducing the use of pesticides.
It is currently active in the South-West of France and has been on the market since this year.
The RobAgri association aims to develop and structure the sector of the agricultural robotics while addressing several key issues for agriculture, such as the ecological transition and the drudgery of work. It gathers 65 members, including startups, industrial groups, robotics laboratories, while associating agricultural sectors.
RobAgri produces knowledge and methods on adapting robots to the farmers’ needs: safety, testing, standardization… all while promoting technology transfer.
Rhoban System and Elatec develop and market autonomous and semi-autonomous electric trators (e-Tract and Tract-elec), as well as intelligent embedded tools. The e-Tract and the Tract-elec support the whole cultivation cycle of the market gardener, from seedlings and plantations to harvesting.
Septentrio designs, manufactures and sells high-precision, multi-frequency, multi-constellation GPS/GNSS equipment for use in demanding applications. Septentrio products are used in a wide variety of industries including marine, construction, agriculture, logistics, machine control, rail, automotive, survey and mapping, geographic information systems (GIS) and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Septentrio receivers deliver consistently accurate and precise GNSS positioning scalable to centimeter-level and designed to perform solidly in the most challenging environments. Septentrio receivers are available as OEM boards, housed receivers and smart antennas.
Septentrio is committed to providing products that are easy to use and straightforward to integrate into existing setups and workflows. A team of experienced application engineers in Europe, North America and Asia are on hand to assist users at every step of their integration journey and for the lifetime of the product afterwards. Septentrio is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and has offices in Los Angeles, Shanghai, and Yokohama as well as partners around the world.
SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial sensors.
Today SICK offers a wide range of sensors and LIDAR technology that meet the needs of mobile robotics, both in detecting environment and in ensuring the functional safety of the mobile machines. A qualified partner in the sensors market, SICK provides you support when you move into ultra-automated and autonomous mobile machines. The integration of sensors and sensor solutions allows the emergence of intelligent solutions that are adapted to daily requirements and address the need to increase productivity while reducing process costs. The main tasks of the sensors regarding mobile automation involve collision avoidance, contour guidance, positioning and detection. To this end, SICK offers a wide range of products, from standard to intelligent sensors with integrated application algorithms, up to complex system solutions.
SITIA is an industrial SME created in 1986 that has always been involved in innovation programs. Supported by an industrial activity of test benches, SITIA launched Robotic’s activities in 2010 and has been working on a mobile agricultural robot since 2014. Today, the industrial robot is ready to solve the needs in viticulture, vegetable and tree crops.
Versatile, modular, physically and in software, its innovative design takes into account safety since its creation.
Come to discover the first possibilities of this robot as well as its name …
For robotics manufacturers, who want a depth camera combined with an accurate tracking system, Stereolabs provides a robust, reliable and ready-to-use 3D Perception module ideal for indoors & outdoors autonomous robots.
Spoutnic NAV is an autonomous robot assisting the farmer. It circulates within the house according to a self-generated or user-defined route. It maintains the litter daily with a tool that is scalable and adaptable to the bedding condition. Its action stimulates the natural activity of poultry and participates in animal welfare considerations. It boosts the technical-economic performance of the livestock (ADG/FCR and decrease of pathologies) and improves the working conditions of the farmer.
VARTA Storage specializes in lithium-ion batteries for mobile applications and energy storage systems to recharge applications out in the field. Our new range of 24V, 36V and 48V lithium-ion modules are ideal for quicker charging, high performance and long life.
The Agricultural Robotics Laboratory was established with the purpose of applying the core ideas of Robotics, Information Technology, and Precision Farming to off-road vehicles operating in the environments required by specialty crops. Research is basically focused on emergent technologies such as satellite-based positioning systems, computer vision, control architectures, and novel field-oriented sensors. ARL is located in the Universitat Politècnica de Valencia (Spain), and it coordinates the H2020 VineScout European project.
VitiBot designs and produces electric and autonomous wine robots that revolutionize the work of the vine. It helps winegrowers tackle the new environmental and societal challenges while preserving the profitability of their companies.